News from the Field

Tiger Kills UK Zoo Worker

A British zoo worker was mauled to death by a Sumatran tiger Friday while working in the big cat enclosure at South Lakes Wild Animal Park in Dalton-in-Furness. While the enclosure usually employs... Read More

Python Hunter Finds Treasure Instead

A Florida man hunting pythons in the Everglades found something arguably much cooler than a Burmese python, a 24-karat gold jewel inlaid with rose-cut diamonds. Mark Rubenstein found the piece of... Read More

Billionaires Back $60 Million Bison Park

A plan to assemble as much as 3.5 million acres of private and public land—about a million acres larger than Yellowstone National Park—for a free-roaming bison reservation has some... Read More

Chilean Mine Fined $16 Million

Chilean authorities have fined the world's largest gold minion company $16 million for environmental offenses and suspended operations at an $8.5 billion mining project on the border with... Read More

Cyclist Danilo Di Luca Busted for Doping

Italian cyclist Danilo Di Luca, who is currently racing at the Giro d'Italia, has been suspended and fired by his team after testing positive for EPO in an out-of-competition test administered... Read More