WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 29 October 2017

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, 29 October 2017: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 29 October 2017

Eyes on Washington week ending 10.27.17

UPDATE: USDA Seeks Public Input on Updates to Animal Welfare Act Licensing The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced an extension of the comment period for potential updates to the Animal Welfare Act licensing requirements. The comment period will now be open until November 2, 2017. Each year, … Continue reading Eyes on Washington week ending 10.27.17

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 10.27.17

On October 14th the FWC documented a new litter! The kittens: one male and one female born to Mom FP247 are approximately 23 days old. On October 15th the FWC collected the remains of a one-and-half year old female on CR835 in Hendry County. The cause of death was vehicle collision. Florida Panther statistics for … Continue reading Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 10.27.17

A terrifying incident in 2011 caused one state to toughen restrictions

In the late afternoon of October 18, 2011, 62-year-old Terry Thompson opened the cage doors that held his private menagerie of lions, tigers, bears, wolves and other exotic animals on his farm in Zanesville, Ohio farm and set them free. He then turned a gun on himself. Reports of wild animals running loose quickly started … Continue reading A terrifying incident in 2011 caused one state to toughen restrictions

Ex-Ringling Brothers big cats now performing in Europe

Former Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus big cat trainer Alexander Lacey is back performing in Europe following his controversial departure from the U.S. last month. And yes, these are the same big cats we reported on during their tumultuous journey from Florida to Tennessee to board a flight to Europe resulting in one tiger … Continue reading Ex-Ringling Brothers big cats now performing in Europe

A tiger kept at a Louisiana truck stop has died at the age of 17

Tony, a Bengal-Siberian mix, was euthanized earlier this month due to old age and a lingering illness that was unresponsive to injected antibiotics, said Michael Sandlin, owner of Tiger Truck Stop in Grosse Tete, near Baton Rouge. Sandlin said antibiotics helped the tiger recover from kidney problems about six weeks ago, but they didn’t seem … Continue reading A tiger kept at a Louisiana truck stop has died at the age of 17

From the WildCat Chat Archives: Step right up folks…

Step right up Folks! Gotcha lion! Gotcha Tiger! Gotcha AK47! Gotcha politician here! Step right up! Open any newspaper, open any tablet newsfeed, on any given day, in any given city, the reports are there−another fatal shooting−another big cat escape or attack. Some make the headlines. Some appear below the fold. Some are buried in … Continue reading From the WildCat Chat Archives: Step right up folks…

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 01 October 2017

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, 01 October 2017: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 01 October 2017