Dartmoor Zoo’s runaway big cat Flaviu gets a girlfriend

The Sun News reported earlier this month, the frisky lynx who sparked a big cat hunt when he escaped from Dartmoor Zoo now has a girlfriend. Two-year-old Flaviu was free for three weeks after he chewed his way out of his enclosure in the summer. His keepers at Dartmoor Zoo in Devon reckon that his … Continue reading Dartmoor Zoo’s runaway big cat Flaviu gets a girlfriend

Average of 110 Tigers a year entering the illegal trade chain in Asia over 16 years

A comprehensive analysis of 16 years of Tiger seizures shows that Asia’s failure to ramp up enforcement, close Tiger farms, strengthen laws and reduce demand are to blame for the persistent illegal trade in Tiger parts, was published by TRAFFIC on last Wednesday. Reduced To Skin And Bones Re-Examined: Full Analysis released on the eve … Continue reading Average of 110 Tigers a year entering the illegal trade chain in Asia over 16 years

Conservationists in Zimbabwe reported the death of Jericho companion to Cecil

Lion researchers at Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park reported earlier this month that that the carcass of a 12-year-old male lion named Jericho was found under a bush and that the animal likely died of natural causes four days prior to his discovery. The Hwange Lion Research Project says Jericho was old for a male lion … Continue reading Conservationists in Zimbabwe reported the death of Jericho companion to Cecil

76 tiger deaths were reported in India from January to October 2016

The Times of India reported earlier this month as many as 76 tiger deaths were reported in the country from January to October this year, with Madhya Pradesh at the top of the list, accounting for nearly a third of all mortalities. Karnataka, which boasts the highest tiger population among states, was second with 13 … Continue reading 76 tiger deaths were reported in India from January to October 2016

Republican Senator Steve Daines wants lynx decision overturned

After the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals blocked a pair of logging projects near Bozeman, Republican Senator Steve Daines increased his effort to make Congress overturn the legal decision, The Missoulian News reported. Daines sent a memorandum asking the Senate and House of Representatives to “promptly reverse” the Cottonwood Environmental Law Center v. U.S. … Continue reading Republican Senator Steve Daines wants lynx decision overturned

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 21 November 2016

Our weekly podcast provides a recap of the week’s top news stories affecting all wildcats around the world. The series also highlights work performed by WCCLAS, featured interviews, commentaries and special reports. Top News Stories for Monday, 21 November 2016: ~ Representatives Costello & Grijalva introduce legislation to protect wild & exotic animals ~ Average … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 21 November 2016

Representatives Costello & Grijalva introduce legislation to protect wild & exotic animals

On Wednesday, November 16, 2016, Representatives Ryan Costello and Raul Grijalva introduced the Traveling Exotic Animal & Public Safety Protection Act, a bill to protect wild and exotic animals from unhealthy lifestyles. Traveling circuses have recently raised concerns about the treatment and well-being of wild and exotic animals: Are these animals experiencing enough socialization, are … Continue reading Representatives Costello & Grijalva introduce legislation to protect wild & exotic animals

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 13 November 2016

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner Our weekly podcast provides a recap of the week’s top news stories affecting all wildcats around the world. The series also highlights work performed by WCCLAS, featured interviews, commentaries and special reports. Top News Stories for Sunday, 13 November 2016: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 13 November 2016

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 06 November 2016

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner Our weekly podcast provides a recap of the week’s top news stories affecting all wildcats around the world. The series also highlights work performed by WCCLAS, featured interviews, commentaries and special reports. Top News Stories for Sunday, 06 November 2016: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 06 November 2016