WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 25 June 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, 25 June 2017: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 25 June 2017

Wild Things ordered to end “swimming with tigers”

The United States Department of Agriculture ordered Dade City’s Wild Things to end its tiger cub swimming encounters and pay a $21,000 fine for exposing the animals to “rough or excessive public handling.” Located in Dade City, Florida, Wild Things swimming with tiger encounters broke the law by allowing the tigers to be harmed during … Continue reading Wild Things ordered to end “swimming with tigers”

Eyes on Washington week ending 02.17.17

Scott Pruitt, Trump’s nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is in the hot-seat. On Thursday, February 16th, the Republican-controlled Senate was poised to confirm the controversial choice to lead the EPA cleared a key hurdle. The Senate gave an initial green light to the nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt on a … Continue reading Eyes on Washington week ending 02.17.17

USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service removes AWA inspection reports from website

On February 3, 2017 the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) provided the following statment regarding the removal of certain documents from the USDA/APHIS database accessible from the agency’s website: “APHIS, during the past year, has conducted a comprehensive review of the information it posts on its website for the general public to … Continue reading USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service removes AWA inspection reports from website

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

ABC News reports a Florida Animal Trainer Hospitalized after Tiger Attack at Fair during School Field Trip – Tiger beat with rod by Owner

An animal trainer in Florida was hospitalized after being scratched and dragged by a tiger while performing for a school field trip at a fair, officials said. A video of the incident allegedly taken by a student on a field trip to the Pensacola Interstate Fair has surfaced on social media. The dramatic footage shows … Continue reading ABC News reports a Florida Animal Trainer Hospitalized after Tiger Attack at Fair during School Field Trip – Tiger beat with rod by Owner

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 ~ August 21, 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, August 21, 2016: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ August 21, 2016

Details released on the Amur leopard escape at the Hogle Zoo

The details of an Amur leopard escape at the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City last month indicates the big cat escaped her enclosure by climbing to a nearby high beam and squeezing through a small opening in the steel-grade mesh on top of her enclosure, officials said. Hogle Zoo spokeswoman Erica Hansen added that … Continue reading Details released on the Amur leopard escape at the Hogle Zoo

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