A spokeswoman for a North Texas animal sanctuary where seven big cats have died of a virus says the worst of the outbreak appears to be over even though some cats still show symptoms.
CBS 11 News has learned new details about the investigation into the death of a lioness at the Dallas Zoo. As it stands, no state or federal agency is expected to investigate the incident.
A distemper outbreak has killed another large tiger in Wylie. The virus has now taken the lives of seven large cats at In-Sync Exotics.
More than a dozen lions and tigers are still suffering from canine distemper at the In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center in Wylie. The outbreak of the virus was discovered in late May.
In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center has lost another one of its tigers to canine distemper.
Supporters of the big cat sanctuary in Wylie are finding unusual ways to raise funds for it after a wave of viral infections killed three tigers and a lioness there and sickened some twenty other animals.