• Tiger mauls woman to death in Chinese wildlife park

    BEIJING (AP) — Siberian tigers at a wildlife park in Beijing mauled a woman to death and wounded another when they stepped out of their car in an enclosure, a Chinese state-run newspaper said.

  • Cloudcroft homeowner shoots, kills bear attacking dogs

    CLOUDCROFT, N.M. (AP) — A rural homeowner in southern New Mexico shot and killed a mother bear after it attacked his two dogs.

  • Police: Man crashes boat of hunter who killed Cecil the lion

    MARCO ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Police say a man stole and crashed a boat off southwest Florida that belongs to a Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion while hunting in Africa.

  • 2 charged after guinea pig killed before lacrosse game

    WOODHAVEN, Mich. (AP) — Two teenagers accused of killing a guinea pig in front of lacrosse teammates at a Detroit-area high school were charged with felonies in an incident that wasn’t a “youthful prank,” a prosecutor said Monday.

  • Public meeting to address New Mexico’s wild animal policy

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Wildlife advocates and New Mexico lawmakers are planning to discuss outdoor safety and a state law that led to the death of a mother black bear in June following an attack on a marathon runner in the Valles Caldera National Preserve.

  • Agreement means dog racing will resume in Texas

    LA MARQUE, Texas (AP) — Dog racing will resume in Texas following an agreement between track owners and breeders that will result in an abbreviated series of events over the next two years.