Big Cats

The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Stoner Broke into a Vacant House to Get High and Ran into a Giant Tiger

But the cops just thought they were hallucinating.
River Donaghey
2.12.19
crime

The Strange Case of 'Joe Exotic,' the Zookeeper Accused of Attempted Murder

"I am the most dangerous exotic animal owner on this planet right now. And before you bring me down, it is my belief that you will stop breathing."
Drew Schwartz
9.11.18
say cheese

Camera Traps Are Now Watching Poachers, Instead of Wildlife

Panthera, a big cat conservation group, brought former IBM engineers on to custom build the camera traps.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.2.17
jobs

Shit Gets Really Weird at Zoos When You're Not Around

Monkeys escaping, frozen-rat puppet shows, and rearing big cats at home: These are zookeepers' weirdest stories.
Hannah Ewens
4.25.17
Big Cats

This Mountain Lion Makes the Cutest Noise For the Saddest Reason

Chirp!
Samantha Cole
4.14.17
mexico

America’s Attempt to Bring Back Jaguars Will End With Trump’s Wall

The male jaguars crossing from Mexico to the US will soon be locked out.
Grennan Milliken
1.26.17
WILDLIFE

Saving Leopards Is Hard, Especially with All the Landmines

After decades of war and guerrilla attacks, two researchers in Sri Lanka are trying to protect a dwindling leopard population.
Smriti Daniel
1.3.17
ANIMALS

There Are Only 250 Malayan Tigers on Earth, But the Population Just Grew by Two

The Malayan tiger is critically endangered, but captive breeding programs can help sustain the species.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.8.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

​Watch an Escaped Tiger Cub Run Amok on a Doha Highway

Social media went nuts as drivers filmed video of the big cat—apparently an escaped pet—dragging a chain as it ran around on the highway.
VICE Staff
3.8.16
Features

Cheetahs Are Hard

In the hills of Virginia, biologists are breeding droves of the wild African cats, but it's not an easy task.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.11.16
Science

These 10,000-Year-Old Cave Lion Cubs Were Preserved with Fur and Skin Intact

LOL "catsicles."
Becky Ferreira
10.30.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Ohio Idiot Jumps Zoo Fence and Pets Adorable, Bloodthirsty Cougars

He filmed the whole thing and posted the video on YouTube, because that's what you do when you trespass in a zoo and play with dangerous animals.
River Donaghey
7.27.15
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