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Man killed by three caged tigers in Italy

ROME (Reuters) - A 72-year-old man was killed by three tigers in a closed-down zoo in northern Italy after he entered the animals' cage to feed them, media reports said on Tuesday. Full story

Get Ready for Invading Asian Tiger Mosquitoes

There's a new pest invading many American towns, and it's about as menacing as it sounds: the Asian tiger mosquito. Full story

Rescue center worker survives tiger attack

   A worker at a wildlife rescue center in Indiana was severely injured after a tiger slipped through an open gate. WTWO’s Morgan Moore reports.

Tiger mauls worker at exotic feline sanctuary in Indiana

(Reuters) - A tiger kept at an Indiana sanctuary for abused and neglected felines mauled a caretaker who was cleaning the animal's pen on Friday, gripping the woman's head in its mouth at one point in an attack that left the victim in critical condition, authorities said. Full story

Man recovering from shark attack in Hawaii

   A 29-year-old man suffered non-life-threatening injuries after he was attacked by 14-foot tiger shark while swimming near the shore.

Will Canine Distemper Wipe Out Rare Tigers?

Tiger populations around the world are under siege from habitat destruction and poaching, but a deadly new threat now has conservationists worried: canine distemper virus, or CDV. Full story

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  Tiger's ear pain gets treated with acupuncture

A tiger at a zoo in Israel received acupuncture to treat a chronic ear infection. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Tiger’s 4-pound hairball is in high demand

While offers have been made for the 4-pound hairball harvested from the stomach of a siberian tiger in Fla., his owner says he’s holding onto the mass of fur, for now, safely tucked away inside his home refrigerator. WFLA’s Mark Douglas reports.

  Orphaned tiger released back into wild

A Siberian tiger named Cinderella has been released back into the wild in Russia after over a year in rehab. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Discovering ship life aboard the Navy’s Tiger cruise

After an eight-month deployment in the Persian Gulf, the USS John Stennis picked up the sailors’ family and friends for a six-day cruise from Hawaii to San Diego. NBC’s Miguel Almaguer reports.

  Rare white tigers debut in Japan

A zoo in Japan shows off four rare white tiger cubs born at the zoo a month and a half ago. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.

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A Sumatran tiger cub is carried in a net before an examination by veterinary staff in its enclosure at Chester Zoo in northern England
A Sumatran tiger cub is carried in a net before an examination by veterinary staff in its enclosure at Chester Zoo in northern England

A Sumatran tiger cub is carried in a net before an examination by veterinary staff in its enclosure at Chester Zoo in northern England July 31, 2013. The eight week old cub, along with its sibling and two Cheetah cubs, were weighed, sexed and vaccinated on Wednesday for the first time since their bi

A Sumatran tiger cub is examined by veterinary staff during a health check in its enclosure at Chester Zoo in northern England
A Sumatran tiger cub is examined by veterinary staff during a health check in its enclosure at Chester Zoo in northern England

A Sumatran tiger cub is examined by veterinary staff during a health check in its enclosure at Chester Zoo in northern England July 31, 2013. The eight week old cub, along with its sibling and two Cheetah cubs, were weighed, sexed and vaccinated on Wednesday for the first time since their birth. REU

A Sumatran tiger cub snarls as it is lifted by veterinary staff during a health check in its enclosure at Chester Zoo in northern England
A Sumatran tiger cub snarls as it is lifted by veterinary staff during a health check in its enclosure at Chester Zoo in northern England

A Sumatran tiger cub snarls as it is lifted by veterinary staff during a health check in its enclosure at Chester Zoo in northern England July 31, 2013. The eight week old cub, along with its sibling and two Cheetah cubs, were weighed, sexed and vaccinated on Wednesday for the first time since their

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A white tiger is cooled off with water in the Ouwehand Zoo in Rhenen, on July 23, 2013, as temperatures reach 32 degrees Celsius. AFP PHOTO / ANP / KOEN VAN WEELKoen van Weel/AFP/Getty Images