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  • Fresno zoo’s tiger cubs — now 11 months old — driving mother Mek up the wall

    12/08/2014 8:11:57 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 9 replies
    The Fresno Bee ^ | 12-8-14 | Ron Orazco
    Like most moms, Mek needs a break. The mother of the four fast-growing Malayan tiger cubs at Fresno Chaffee Zoo has frayed nerves and needs some space. “You can tell Mek has had it,” says Lyn Myers, assistant curator for mammals at the zoo. “It’s like the end of summer, when kids have been home all the time, and mom wants school to come. They’re ready for them to go.” Born Jan. 5 at the zoo, the cubs are now 11 months old. They are in good health and are receiving training from zoo officials to become more independent. They...
  • Washington D.C. Zoo Shows Off Three Sumatran Tiger Cubs (pix and webcam)

    09/03/2006 7:19:49 PM PDT · by Stoat · 51 replies · 2,498+ views
    Fox News ^ | September 3, 2006
    Washington D.C. Zoo Shows Off Three Sumatran Tiger Cubs Sunday, September 03, 2006 WASHINGTON — The introduced three to the public Saturday, more than three months after they were born.The cubs, two female and one male, had been kept inside since their May 24 birth to bond with their mother. In the last few days, the cubs were introduced to the outdoors to make sure that they could safely get around.<<<snip>>>  AP Sept. 3: Two of three Sumatran tiger cubs born at the National Zoo make their debut. AP Sept. 3: Maharani, one of three Sumatran tiger cubs born at the...
  • Philadelphia Council Flouts Scouts' Antigay Stance

    05/29/2003 6:26:27 AM PDT · by South Hawthorne · 67 replies · 343+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | May 29,2003 | By Linda K. Harris and Miriam Hill
    Phila. council flouts Scouts' antigay stanceA new policy on sexuality is likely to bring discussion as the national convention starts here.By Linda K. Harris and Miriam HillInquirer Staff Writers Defying the national Boy Scouts policy of refusing membership to gays, the board of the Scouts' largest Philadelphia-area council has unanimously voted not to discriminate against homosexuals.The decision puts the local council at odds with the national organization, which holds that homosexuality is inconsistent with the traditional moral values espoused in the Scout Oath and Law.But the Cradle of Liberty Council, the nation's third largest - serving 87,000 youths in Philadelphia,...