WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 15 January 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, 15 January 2017: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 15 January 2017

Endangered Amur tiger tied up for photo ops

Chinese animal trainers were caught tying up an endangered tiger for spectators to take pictures with at a circus show, the Daily Mail UK reported last Monday. A shocking video of the scenes appeared on Chinese news websites. In the video, the Amur Tiger, a protected species in China, got its body and limbs tied … Continue reading Endangered Amur tiger tied up for photo ops

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 18 December 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, 18 December 2016: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 18 December 2016

Tiger bites off tip of zookeeper’s finger at Zoo Miami

The Sun Sentential reports a male Sumatran tiger at Zoo Miami bit off the tip of a zookeeper’s finger when the keeper broke protocol and fed the animal through the bars of its holding area, said zoo spokesman Ron Magill. The bite happened around 2 p.m. Tuesday. The zookeeper, who hasn’t yet been identified, was … Continue reading Tiger bites off tip of zookeeper’s finger at Zoo Miami

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

The Palm Beach Zoo responds to OSHA concerning a fatal tiger encounter in April

On April 15, 2016 keeper Stacey Konwiser, was attacked and killed by a tiger at the Palm Beach Zoo. The zoo received a letter from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, dated October 14th with results of its inspection and found the following: “Employees are exposed to attacks when entering areas that may be occupied … Continue reading The Palm Beach Zoo responds to OSHA concerning a fatal tiger encounter in April

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 23 October 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, 23 October 2016: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 23 October 2016

Lioness at Blair Drummond Safari park euthanized after pride leader bit her spine

UK media outlets reported last week that a lioness at Scotland’s biggest safari park was euthanized after the pride leader bit her spine. Saskia, a 20-year-old lioness, died at Blair Drummond Safari Park last month; however details about the incident and her death have only just emerged. Saskia was attacked by Zulu, a male member … Continue reading Lioness at Blair Drummond Safari park euthanized after pride leader bit her spine

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 07.10.16

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief ~ 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, July 10, 2016: ~ … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 07.10.16

South Lakes Safari Zoo in Cumbria, England where an animal keeper was killed could close after preventable deaths of hundreds of animals was uncovered

Earlier this week the Mirror UK reported that inspectors found an alarming rate of animal deaths at the South Lakes Safari Zoo. It is also the scene of a fatal mauling of an animal keeper: 24 year-old Sarah McClay was attacked and killed by a Sumatran tiger in May 2013. Inspectors for the Barrow Council … Continue reading South Lakes Safari Zoo in Cumbria, England where an animal keeper was killed could close after preventable deaths of hundreds of animals was uncovered