WildCat Chat ~ ‘Tis the Season for Giving & Gratitude ~ November 20, 2017

‘Tis the Season for Giving & Gratitude I wrote a portion of this WildCat Chat in November 2008 just after the election of Barack Obama. In 2008, we, as a nation were under extreme financial distress: “For many of us the past year has been nothing short of a bumpy ride and we may feel … Continue reading WildCat Chat ~ ‘Tis the Season for Giving & Gratitude ~ November 20, 2017

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with our host Alex Warner ~ 19 November 2017

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with our 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, 19 November … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with our host Alex Warner ~ 19 November 2017

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 11.14.17

On November 7th, the FWC collected the remains of a three-and-half year old male on Immokalee Road in Collier County. The cause of death was vehicle collision. On November 13th, the FWC collected the remains of a 6 to 7 year old male on CR833 in Hendry County. The cause of death was vehicle collision. … Continue reading Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 11.14.17

Land for Florida Panthers!

An environmental group secured the development rights to a key piece of land in the LaBelle area, a 460-acre tract that’s expected to move the Florida panther recovery forward by giving the cats’ easier access to lands to the north. The Nature Conservancy paid nearly $2 million to keep the land in an eternal state … Continue reading Land for Florida Panthers!

New lion attraction puts “humans” in the cage

On November 18th, South Australia’s open range zoo, Monarto, launched its Lion 360 experience where visitors walk through a tunnel and emerge within clawing range of one of Australia’s largest lion prides. Guaranteed to leave you in even more awe than when you entered. According to the zoo’s website visitors will “Enjoy a jaw-dropping, absolutely … Continue reading New lion attraction puts “humans” in the cage

Global Wildlife Traffickers In the News

In New York City, a 41-year old man from Queens admitted to illegal trafficking in parts from endangered African lions and tigers worth more than $150,000. Last week, Arongkron Paul Malasukum pleaded guilty in federal court in Plano, Texas, to one count of wildlife trafficking in violation of the U.S. Lacey Act. Federal prosecutors said … Continue reading Global Wildlife Traffickers In the News

The Borth Animal Kingdom Lynx shot and killed

After a rather protracted game of hide and seek, the 18-month-old Lynx named Lilleth was unceremoniously shot dead, prompting a political blame game and a huge row over her “cruel and unnecessary” fate, The Telegraph UK reported. Tracy Tweedy, 47, co-owner of Borth Animal Kingdom, said she would fight the local council for justice “every … Continue reading The Borth Animal Kingdom Lynx shot and killed

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with our host Alex Warner ~ 12 November 2017

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with our 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, 12 November … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with our host Alex Warner ~ 12 November 2017

Eyes on Washington week ending 11.10.17

Syria signs the Paris Climate Agreement leaving the U.S. as the only country in the world not in it. Paula Caballero, Global Director of the Climate Program at Washington DC-based think tank the World Resources Institute said that “with Syria on board, now the entire world is resolutely committed to advancing climate action—all save one … Continue reading Eyes on Washington week ending 11.10.17

Uncollared Mountain Lion spotted in the Hollywood Hills

The Los Angeles Times reports an uncollared mountain lion was caught on camera roaming the Hollywood Hills just after midnight recently; the first official evidence of a cougar inhabiting a specially preserved parcel of land in Laurel Canyon, wildlife advocates say. “Neighbors have constantly told us of their own sightings and their own experiences with … Continue reading Uncollared Mountain Lion spotted in the Hollywood Hills