This 82-year old circus trainer in Kerala has sent his 21 caged big cats to the Tirupati Zoo.
Ever since a Supreme Court order banned the use of wild animals in circus and other shows in 1998, Cruz and the animals have been jobless. The owner of Jumbo circus, M.V. Shankaran, kept 19 lions, a lioness and a blind tiger at an estate near Mananthavadi. in Wayanad district as long as he could afford to.More here.
Meanwhile, at the Byculla zoo in Mumbai, life gets more interesting for the animals - in a good way, we hope.
Other animals weren't so lucky.
And finally, optimistically: the youngest animal rescue and rehab team.