African wild dogs ripping apart a brisket at Basel Zoo


The small pack of African wild dogs love ‘spare ribs´, that’s for sure. They attacked the cow brisket with very much energy, because unfortunately for them no effort was spent on hunting down their lunch. That is one of the natural behaviours predators are not allowed to develop and show in zoos.

Goal: 7000 tigers in the wild

Tiger range countries map


"Tiger map" (CC BY 2.5) by Sanderson et al., 2006.


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