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Baheem in 2013.

Baheem, an 18-year-old Malayan tiger, died at Tucson's Reid Park Zoo on Friday after a few weeks of illness. Read more»

A new law in Mexico banning the use of tigers, elephants, zebras, lions and other exotic animals in circuses comes into effect next week. But what will happen to all of these animals? Read more»

Reid Park Zoo's animals celebrated Valentine's Day early with special treats from their keepers during the "I Love the Zoo" day Sunday. Read more» 1

A wild tiger in Ranthambhore, India.

Asia's most venerated beast, the tiger, is being wiped out by those most obsessed with its folky mystique. Conservationists fear that 2010, the Year of the Tiger, will stir even more interest in the black market for tiger parts. Read more»

An Amur tiger.

The residents of this tiny village have always had a difficult relationship with the local predators, the massive tigers they call "king of the mountains." There are fewer than 20 wild tigers left in this remote northern corner of China bordering Siberia, a few miles from North Korea. Read more»