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Child “Savaged” in Tiger Attack at Zoo in Russia

Reports of a child being “attacked” by a captive tiger have me feeling deeply concerned for the well-being of the cat. A report in yesterday’s edition of the Daily Mail tells us: “A three-year-old boy was fighting for life last night after being savaged by a tiger at a travelling zoo in Russia. The young […]

Zoo Fire Kills Birds, Cats, Dogs, Giraffes

A week ago, I was talking with a friend of mine about the recent events in Ohio that led to the execution of dozens of so-called “exotic” animals. My friend, whom I’ll refer to here as The Kraut, told me that he’d grown up, in Jackson, N.J., not far from someone he knew only as […]