Tigers

Tigers vs Chinese Medicine - Can Tourism Swing the Fight?

Justin Francis | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Justin Francis

There are only around 3000 tigers left in the wild worldwide. To put this into context that's less than the number of tigers in captivity in the US - a figure and comparison that I find shocking.

If You Want a Photo With a Wild Animal, Take a Selfie on Safari...

Stephanie Allen | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stephanie Allen

Now summer is in full swing, social media sites are becoming quickly clogged up with holiday snaps of glorious beaches and scenery to lament over. But there's another photo appearing across British profile pages that we should all be concerned about...

Tigers About the House: Cute But Sending the Wrong Message?

Philip Mansbridge | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK
Philip Mansbridge

Last week millions tuned in to watch the BBC's Tigers About the House, featuring British born Giles Clark, a zoo keeper from Australia Zoo in Queensland. Mass 'awws', 'ooohs' and smiles filled the nation as tiger cubs Spot and Stripe playfully and rather adorably fed from the hands of their carer at home.

German Tigers' Lives Saved In The Nick Of Time By British Park

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK

Two mistreated tigers from a German circus who were only hours away from being put down have been rescued by a wildlife park in England. The pair w...

More Than 10 Tigers Slaughtered & Eaten For 'Entertainment' Of Wealthy Chinese Businessmen

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK

More than 10 tigers were slaughtered and then served up as food for the entertainment of wealthy businessmen and officials in China, state media has r...

These Adorable Baby Tiger Cubs Make Thursday A Lot Better

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK

Hidden cameras have captured the birth of three tiger cubs at London Zoo. Three of the world's rarest tigers were born to five-year-old Sumatran ti...

Video: Tiger Kills Farmer As Seven Die In Two Weeks

The Huffington Post UK | Cassandra Ward | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A North Indian farmer, who was killed whilst working in sugarcane fields, is one of seven victims of tiger attacks in India in the last two weeks. ...

Generous Mama Dog Feeds Hungry Siberian Tiger Cubs As Well As Her Own Puppies (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.12.2013 | UK

Time to melt that cold, dead heart of yours… These six-week-old Siberian tiger cubs got off to a bumpy start in life after their mother turned h...

Whatever You Do, Don't Turn Around...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Comedy

Whatever you do, don't turn around... If only they had panto season over there, we're sure someone would be shouting "He's behiiiiind youuuuu!" ...

WATCH: Little Boy In A Tiger Costume Plays With Tiger Cub

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Comedy

Aww, it's like Calvin and Hobbes! Or rather: Hobbes and Hobbes. Just check out Marshall Shaffer and his buddy Kali the tiger cub, larking about at ...

RIP Little Big Cat: Tragedy As Tiger Cub Drowns At London Zoo

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

London Zoo keepers have been left heartbroken after the first tiger to be born there in 17 years died. The two-week-old cub was found on the edge ...

Cub Cam: Melati The Tiger Gives Birth (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

SEE ALSO: Anteater Named Tammy Gets Own Minder At ZSL London Zoo The birth of a tiger cub – ZSL London Zoo’s first in 17 years – has been cap...

Who Is Nature's Most Breathtaking Predator?

Richard Reoch | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK
Richard Reoch

There is a poster on the London Underground that takes your breath away. It shows the huge head of a tiger staring straight into the face of a young boy. Their noses are nearly touching - and the gaze of the boy is equally intent. In the space between their eyes is an invitation. It reads: 'Come within a whisker of nature's most breathtaking predator.' But it is the message I like to ponder most; which of the two is 'nature's most breathtaking predator'?

PHOTOS: Naked Tiger Activists Run Through London Zoo

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK

Hundreds of animal lovers took a walk on the wild side last night, running through London Zoo totally in the buff. Nearly 300 sponsored streakers o...

The 'I' of the Tiger

Philip Mansbridge | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK
Philip Mansbridge

Tigers are dying and they will become extinct if we don't do something now. So what's the 'I' of the Tiger? It means everyone, in every country, every one of you, can do something to help, something right now.

Elephant GlobalRescue Via GlobalRockstar

Elaine Ross | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK
Elaine Ross

The last 7 months haven't been so much of a steep learning curve, as a swift implementation of what was always important to me. You see I visited a l...

WATCH: Dog Vs Tiger Standoff

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK Comedy

To paraphrase Gareth from 'The Office'/Derek: who would win in a fight between a dog and a tiger cub? We think this viral video might provide a cl...

Brother Of Zookeeper Killed By Tiger 'Hurt By Claims'

PA | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK

The brother of a woman mauled to death by a tiger has hit out at claims that the attack was her own fault. Sarah McClay, 24, died when she was maul...

Zoo Keeper Savaged By A Tiger

PA | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK

A zoo worker has been seriously injured in a tiger attack at an animal park, police said. The 24-year-old woman was in the big cat's enclosure when...

WATCH: Waking Up With A Tiger In Your Bed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK Comedy

No, this isn't a trailer for 'The Hangover: Part III'. This is for reals, people. Imagine the shocking moment you wake up in the morning... only to...

Facing a Charging Tiger - Biggest and Baddest Animal Planet Series

Niall McCann | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Niall McCann

The experience left me in awe of what I had just seen. I came to investigate legendary stories of man-eaters, but left with much more. Tigers are the animals I have most wanted to see my entire life and now to have an encounter of that magnitude I was left essentially speechless and just so proud to have been there, so privileged to have seen that.

Is Your Cat a Lion at Heart?

Simon King | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Simon King

Have you ever wondered why your pet cat rubs up against your legs, kneads your thighs with its forepaws or sleeps on top of a wardrobe? These, and many other behaviours, can be attributed to the tiger lurking within your pet tigger.

Would You Attend A Tiger Pool Party?

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A Florida zoo have trumped the swimming-with-dolphins craze of yesteryear by offering visitors the chance to have their own private pool party with ti...

Making The Party (Conference) Season Better

Jim Smallman | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK Comedy
Jim Smallman

I heard talk of the current session of parliament ending ready for party conference season, making me think back to when I worked in an office and the three weeks leading up to our Christmas shindig was a nightmare of people preparing for our get together like it was the only time they'd ever been to a party.

Farming Won't Save the Tiger

Mark Jones | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK Politics
Mark Jones

The tiger is one of the most iconic of wild animals. Sleek, magnificent and instantly recognisable, the tiger has become immortalised in the legends, values and lore of many human cultures. Works of William Blake, A.A. Milne and Walt Disney have established the tiger as an object of fascination and endearment.