Circus lion’s life is sparred after attacking trainer

A trainer was wounded after a lion attacked him during a performance at the Buffalo Circus in Doullens, France on May 7th, according to video and a statement from the circus. The trainer, who French media identified as 35-year-old Steeve Loberot, suffered wounds to his head and throat. He was able to escape from the … Continue reading Circus lion’s life is sparred after attacking trainer

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 26 March 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, 26 March 2017: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 26 March 2017

Tiger that killed two people in Ramnagar died the same night in captivity

The tiger that killed two people in Ramnagar near Corbett died the same night in captivity due to septicemia and asphyxiation, wildlife officials said. The Hindustan Times reported the eight-year-old tiger suffered multiple injuries during the rescue operation and eventually succumbed. Forest officials with the help of tranquilizers and a JCB machine managed to cage … Continue reading Tiger that killed two people in Ramnagar died the same night in captivity

Media reports from Indonesia and South Africa depict the realities of public interactions with big cats

A tiger cub used as a photo prop at Jatim Park zoo in the city of Batu, East Java attacked a 4-year-old kindergartner just before a photo session, severely injuring her. The incident reportedly occurred last Tuesday afternoon. The victim, identified by her initials TAP, was on a school field trip at the popular East … Continue reading Media reports from Indonesia and South Africa depict the realities of public interactions with big cats

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 05 February 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, 05 February 2017: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 05 February 2017

Fatal mauling at China’s Youngor Wildlife Park

A tiger killed a visitor to a wildlife park in eastern China last Sunday after the man apparently entered the tigers exhibit enclosure; the second such attack in just six months, media reports said. The incident occurred at the Youngor Wildlife Park in the city of Ningbo, about 200 kilometres (125 miles) south of Shanghai, … Continue reading Fatal mauling at China’s Youngor Wildlife Park

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 30 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, 30 October 2016: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 30 October 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

Woman mauled by tiger at Chinese park demands compensation

Fox News reported last week that the woman who was mauled by a tiger after getting out of her car at a Beijing safari park is demanding compensation of more than 2 million yuan ($300,000) from the facility. Her mother was killed in the incident after leaving the vehicle to come to her assistance. The … Continue reading Woman mauled by tiger at Chinese park demands compensation

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