Bear researchers and managers are sometimes critical of ex situ programs. Skeptical that zoo science confers much, if any value to better understanding polar bears in captivity or in the wild where polar bear habitat is clearly vanishing, field biologists are sometimes justified in their skepticism.
"It was a really fun interaction."
"I dunno, cougars love me."
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Ohio's Columbus Zoo And Aquarium recently welcomed an adorable pair of rare newborn amur tigers, the Associated Press reports
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"We found a mature adult bengal tiger in some brush… this veterinarian got very very close and tried to tranquilize this