Enormous wildcat found in Aberdeenshire Forest

The BBC News reports One of the largest wildcats ever recorded in the world is said to have been discovered by field workers in Aberdeenshire’s Clashindarroch Forest. Nicknamed the Clashindarroch Beast, the wildcat was captured on camera and is estimated to be 4 feet long—from nose to tail. The footage was gathered as part of … Continue reading Enormous wildcat found in Aberdeenshire Forest

Cougar on the move!

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials say the big cat is looking to set up a territory—a once unlikely sighting in southeast Wisconsin is now becoming a common event. “Prior to February 7th, we never had a cougar sighting in southeast Wisconsin ever confirmed. It is more common for cougars to be spotted in the … Continue reading Cougar on the move!

Mountain lion and kitten spotted since wildfires

A mountain lion and her surviving kitten were spotted on a Sonoma wildlife camera for the first time since October’s devastating wildfires in North Bay. The mother, known to researchers as P1, and the Audubon Canyon Ranch Mountain Lion Project (ARC) have been tracking her for over year. Last April, P1 gave birth to a … Continue reading Mountain lion and kitten spotted since wildfires

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

Tiger population in India: Researchers say 2014 data cannot be compared with past census figures

The Hindu reports: There was much rejoicing when global tiger numbers rose from 3,200 in 2010 to 3,890 in 2014. However, was it a case of tiger numbers having gone up owing to improved conservation measures or was it the result of better surveys, such as deployment of more camera traps and changes in analytical … Continue reading Tiger population in India: Researchers say 2014 data cannot be compared with past census figures

U.S. Jaguar caught on film

Wildlife conservationists released new video footage showing what is believed to be one of three jaguars to be seen in the United States in the past few years. The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) released the video taken this summer last Thursday, stating the big cat was the same one first seen on camera in … Continue reading U.S. Jaguar caught on film

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 02 April 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, 02 April 2017: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 02 April 2017

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update

On March 27th The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announced the verification of at least two panther kittens north of the Caloosahatchee River in southwest Florida. These kittens are presumed to be the offspring of the first wild female panther documented north of the river since 1973. “This is good news for Florida … Continue reading Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update

New study provides evidence of breeding tigers and cubs in eastern Thailand

In a joint press release issued last week by Freeland and Panthera revealed a “new scientific survey confirmed the presence of the world’s second breeding population of Indochinese tigers and provided the first photographic evidence of tiger cubs in eastern Thailand in over 15 years. Conducted in partnership by Freeland and Panthera with support from … Continue reading New study provides evidence of breeding tigers and cubs in eastern Thailand

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update

On March 14th the FWC reported the death of a 4 year old female panther was discovered in Collier County on CR846 2 miles east of Immokalee and on March 9th a 2 month old panther was discovered in Collier County on SR 82, 1.5 miles east of CR 850. Both deaths were caused by … Continue reading Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update