WYNNEWOOD, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma zoo featured in Netflix’s “Tiger King” documentary has closed after federal authorities investigated it for alleged maltreatment of animals and suspended its license. The Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park closed to the public after the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Monday suspended the exhibitor license for owner Jeff Lowe […]
Now that you cool cats and kittens have finished watching “Tiger King,” you’re probably looking for something new to watch.
The controversial Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park, once owned by self-proclaimed ‘Tiger King’ Joe Exotic, has closed to the public after the USDA suspended current zoo proprietor Jeff Lowe’s exhibitor license.
NEW YORK (AP) — An aggrieved harness-racing bettor received $20,000 in the settlement of a first-of-its-kind lawsuit in which he claimed he was cheated out of his winnings when a doped horse won a race in New Jersey in 2016. After the lawsuit was filed in March 2018, leading figures in harness racing said they […]
Dogs can suffer from heat-related illnesses when temps hit 70 and above, Naugatuck Animal Control says
Animal control officers are quick to point out that our recent sweltering weather is not good for dogs, and that we shouldn’t leave our pets in our cars for any period of time.
The “Tiger King” saga that gripped the nation earlier this year thanks to a Netflix documentary continues in an all-new comic book released this week.
Jeff Lowe of the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park abruptly ended an interview with KFOR-TV in Oklahoma City in response to a question he didn’t like.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — As a young boy growing up in Norway, Thomas Waerner spent idle hours thinking long and hard about two different kinds of iconic American modes of transportation: muscle cars and the sled dogs in the Iditarod. Waerner, 47, made one of those dreams reality on Wednesday, winning the nearly 1,000-mile (1,609-kilometer) […]
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — When 57 mushers line up Sunday for the official start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, it will be the second-smallest field in the past two decades. Only last year’s field of 52 was smaller. Interest in the world’s most famous sled dog race has waned in recent years, in […]
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Airlines confirmed Monday it will drop its sponsorship of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, Alaska’s most famous sporting event. The Seattle-based airline, which got its start in Alaska decades ago, said in a statement that the decision to end sponsorship after this year’s race was made as the company […]