Posts tagged "tigers"

You Can Own A Pair Of Jeans Specially Shredded By Lions, Tigers Or Bears (Oh My!)

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,…

By: Claire Hannum / July 10, 2014

The Daily Squee: Baby White Tigers At An Austrian Zoo

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…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 28, 2014

The Daily Squee: This Little Boy Making Friends With A Tiger Is The Cutest Thing You’ll See Today

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,…

By: Claire Hannum / November 10, 2013

Guy Who Jumped Into Bronx Zoo Tiger Cage Called It “A Spiritual Thing”

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 guilty to…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 13, 2013

Getting Mauled By A Baby Tiger Is The Cutest Way To Die

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.

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 11, 2012

Man Gives Me Ideas, Jumps Into Tiger Cage At The Bronx Zoo

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 tearing off…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 22, 2012

Tiger Cub Gets Annoying Kiss From Mom

"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]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 29, 2011

Monkey Feeds A Baby Tiger With A Baby Bottle & All Is Right With The World

Well, if that doesn't melt your cold, bitter heart, nothing will. [The Daily What]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 7, 2011

Bradley Cooper Rocks Dreadlocks, Holds A Baby Tiger

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 month…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 1, 2011

Today In Terribleness: Tiger Cub Found In Luggage At Bangkok Airport

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…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 27, 2010

Gratuitously Adorable Baby Tiger Video

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]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 8, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: Amazing Animals, Native Americans, And Low-Weight Babies

Animals that "adopt" baby animals of another species are basically our favorite news stories ever. [AP]…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 31, 2008