The Mineko Club, a volunteer group in Hitachi City, Japan, is selling jeans personally shredded by animals to raise money for wildlife conservation. Lions, tigers and bears at the Kamine Zoo were given toys covered in the denim to tear into, creating a “worn-in” look. The denim was then sewn to create the pants, Zoo Jeans,… More »
There’s nothing more exciting than a newborn white tiger … except five newborn white tigers. The White Zoo in Kernoff, Austria was an embarrassment of riches on Monday when the felines, who were born on April 25, met the public. The zoo’s owner said they were pleased when four healthy Bengel cubs were born and… More »
Here’s a new spin on our beloved Internet cat videos: an adorable child dressed like a tiger and an actual big cat playing together! Little Marshall Shaffer paid a visit to a zoo in Tacoma, Washington in his tiger Halloween costume, which is cute on its own, but then he made friends with real-life tiger cub,… More »
Last September, we sat at our desks, horrified but intrigued, to hear that a 25-year-old man had jumped off a monorail in the Bronx Zoo into the tiger cage. I mean, I might joke about stuffing baby pandas into my purse, but I’m not really that crazy.
Alas, David Villalobos who plead not… More »
Florida has outdone itself yet again. Kids swimming with baby alligators is not the most dangerous thing you can do at a birthday party. That would now be swimming in a pool with a Siberian tiger cub. … More »
Disturbing news out of the Bronx Zoo: yesterday, a man jumped into the tiger exhibit and lost a foot. Police say the apparently emotionally-disturbed 20-something man was riding the zoo’s monorail at around 3 p.m. when he suddenly jumped into the tiger pen.
One of the big cats began mauling the man, allegedly… More »
“Mommmmm, stopppppppp!” is what this tiger cub’s perturbed expression seems to be saying. My expression upon viewing this photo, on the other hand, decidedly says, “Squeeeeeeeeeeeee!” [Buzzfeed] … More »
What’s even more exciting than a famous lady with cornrows? A famous dude rocking dreadlocks. Here, Bradley Cooper shows off the hairstyle he’s sporting in his next movie. Oh and did I mention that he’s fallen in love on the set? His new squeeze is named Anastasia and she’s quite a bit younger—two-and-a-half years months… More »
Think drug trafficking is reprehensible? Get a load out of tiger trafficking. When a 31-year-old Thai woman arose suspicion at the Bangkok, Thailand, international airport recently, authorities ran her luggage through the X-ray scan to take a look. Turns out, she was smuggling a tiger cub inside a suitcase of stuffed animals. The poor little… More »
Urlesque is organizing some awful web-wide ban on cat-related content TOMORROW and while I shall refuse to participate (not hard to do, considering cat-related content isn’t our bread and butter), I will get maximum enjoyment out of a baby tiger yawning today. [Buzzfeed] … More »