WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 25 February 2018

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, 25 February 2018: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 25 February 2018

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 02.16.18

On February 2nd the FWC collected the remains of a 3 year old female at CR835 near Dooley Grade Road in Hendry County. The cause of death was vehicle collision. On February 3rd the FWC collected the remains of a 5 month old male at CR835 near Dooley Grade Road in Hendry County. The cause … Continue reading Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 02.16.18

Two men caught by officers harassing Florida panther kittens and gators

The Miami Herald reported last week that two men from Miami are behind bars following a year-long investigation by state and federal wildlife officers who viewed several online videos of one of the men handling federally protected Florida panther kittens and wrestling and several alligators in the Big Cypress National Preserve. Alfredo Lopez de Queralta, … Continue reading Two men caught by officers harassing Florida panther kittens and gators

Why filming with captive big cats is never wise or advised

Cardi B experienced firsthand it can be hazardous and “pretty scary” filming a music video alongside a cheetah. The music video depicts the rapper being a boss in scenes shot in both Dubai and New York. Some particular scenes shot in Dubai featured live cheetahs and one of them became aggressive during the shoot. The … Continue reading Why filming with captive big cats is never wise or advised

Tiger cub discovered in express-mail

Earlier this month, someone tried to express-mail a tiger cub in Mexico. The cub was found sedated and packed into a sealed plastic tub by inspectors using a sniffer dog. Officials say the young tiger was healthy overall, but dehydrated from the experience. Though the tiger’s ownership papers were in order, the shipping method was … Continue reading Tiger cub discovered in express-mail

Safari Club International opposes canned lion hunts

Safari Club International (SCI) Adopts Policy on Captive Bred Lions “Considering that the practice of the captive breeding of lions for the purpose of hunting has doubtful value to the conservation of lions in the wild, and considering that such hunting is not consistent with SCI’s criteria for estate hunting, the SCI Board has adopted … Continue reading Safari Club International opposes canned lion hunts

South Africa: Suspected poacher killed by lions; Trophy hunter killed by stray bullet

A suspected poacher was mauled to death by lions in South Africa Local police said little was left of the man’s body after the attack that occurred in a private game park near Kruger National Park. “It seems the victim was poaching in the game park when he was attacked and killed by lions. They … Continue reading South Africa: Suspected poacher killed by lions; Trophy hunter killed by stray bullet

China sets up monitoring system for Siberian tiger and Amur leopard conservation

The GB Times reported last week that China implemented a Natural Resource Monitoring System in a northeast national park for Siberian tiger and Amur leopard conservation efforts. Beijing Normal University and the State Forestry Administration’s Monitoring and Research Centre for the Siberian tiger and Amur leopard are using this intelligent system which was officially launched … Continue reading China sets up monitoring system for Siberian tiger and Amur leopard conservation

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 04 February 2018

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, 04 February 2018: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 04 February 2018

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society appoints Carney Anne Nasser, Esq. as Executive Director

“We are honored and delighted to have Ms. Nasser join our organization as our new Executive Director,” said CEO, Lisa Ann Salamat. “Ms. Nasser brings a wealth of experience in the field of animal law and specifically the issues involving captive wildcats in the U.S. and internationally. She has special expertise in tigers and other … Continue reading WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society appoints Carney Anne Nasser, Esq. as Executive Director