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QUICK BITES: When a mama cheetah needs to feed her hungry cubs, her to-do list is very specific: climb a tree to spot prey, dash off at speeds up to 70 mph, take ‘em down with a knife-like claw. Dinner is served....

QUICK BITES: They want your attention 100% of the time, smash things, and yell at their siblings. Meet 9-month-old grizzly cub orphans Hawthorne and Huckleberry. ...

QUICK BITES: Elderly lizards get arthritis, too. When a Komodo dragon really needs to relax and loosen those joints, a massage therapist kneads out the kinks. ...

QUICK BITES: Mary Wykstra, founder of Action for Cheetahs, describes the excitement of a cheetah hunt. Vervet monkeys may disagree....

QUICK BITES: Most tigers want to be left alone, and don’t like the taste of humans. But hundreds of people disappear each year from the protected forests of India and Bangladesh—from tigers said to have "supernatural" behaviors....

QUICK BITES:  The job description is clear: candidates must be friendly, able to navigate wobbly surfaces, and devoted to toys. Can’t make the cut? Kirsten Fulk’s got a place for you. ...

QUICK BITES: Why would anyone use a Super Soaker to flush the stomach of a 12-foot-long wild crocodile? Dr. Maria Tellez, aka the "Croc Doc," enlightens us....