Favorite Activity: Liem loves the water and is most likely to take the plunge this summer.(Thai origin meaning “great”) Favorite food: Eko is pretty into bones… Favorite Activity: You’ll find this king-of-the-hill up high on rocks or perches; he’s happiest with an extended view of the yard.100,000: number of wild tigers in the world in early 1900s 3,200: number of wild tigers left in the world today 350: number of tigers surviving in Malaysia 0: time left to waste if we want a world with tigers in it Woodland Park Zoo and Panthera, a global wild cat conservation organization, support and collaborate with local, on-the-ground tiger conservation partners in Malaysia.
Now, there are some species of vampire bats in Central and South America.
They make small incisions in animals and lap up blood; however, they do not usually target people and they most definitely do not do the work of Dracula. Some bats use echolocation, a sophisticated sonar system that most certainly puts our best map apps to shame.
Fruit bats, like the Indian flying fox, have large eyes and are able to see fruits and flowers in the dark.
Streaming live from Woodland Park Zoo’s Banyan Wilds exhibit, the Tiger Cam lets you keep up with Malayan tiger brothers Liem, Eko and Olan in between visits.
The cam faces east into the exhibit with a long view towards the tigers’ stream, a heated napping area, and trees through which you might spot the tigers slinking and stalking as they explore.
Tips for viewing: (Indonesian origin meaning “first child”) Favorite food: Evaporated milk Favorite Activity: You’ll see Olan playing with his brothers; this rough-houser loves a good wrestling match and is sure to stick close to his best buds.(Vietnamese origin meaning “sincere, honest, or genuine”) Favorite food: Hard boiled eggs are this tiger’s favorite!Every visit to Woodland Park Zoo makes this work possible.We aren’t saying vampires don’t exist, especially in the Pacific Northwest’s murky rain forests (ahem, Forks), but we can guarantee that bats are certainly not going to drain your blood or hypnotize your girlfriend.The tradition of associating bats with vampires and other monsters has been around for a very long time.But, let’s not blame this nocturnal animal for our very human fear of the dark.