Dartmoor Zoo’s runaway big cat Flaviu gets a girlfriend

The Sun News reported earlier this month, the frisky lynx who sparked a big cat hunt when he escaped from Dartmoor Zoo now has a girlfriend. Two-year-old Flaviu was free for three weeks after he chewed his way out of his enclosure in the summer. His keepers at Dartmoor Zoo in Devon reckon that his … Continue reading Dartmoor Zoo’s runaway big cat Flaviu gets a girlfriend

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 21 November 2016

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 Monday, 21 November 2016: ~ Representatives Costello & Grijalva introduce legislation to protect wild & exotic animals ~ Average … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 21 November 2016

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

Farming organizations unite in calling for urgent reassurance from Natural England about lynx reintroduction

Farming UK news reports the sector wants reassurance that any formal application by the Lynx UK Trust to introduce up to ten Eurasian Lynx into Kielder Forest will trigger a full independent impact study and consultation. Lynx UK is currently exploring the possibility of an introduction program, but has not submitted an application to the … Continue reading Farming organizations unite in calling for urgent reassurance from Natural England about lynx reintroduction

Flaviu’s escape from the Dartmoor Zoo spurs The British Big Cats Society to propose use of GPS tracking devices

The Herald reported this week that The British Big Cats Society (BBCS) is calling for big cats in captivity to be fitted with GPS trackers after a lynx escaped from Dartmoor Zoo and lived in the wild for three weeks. BBCS founded by Plymouth entrepreneur Danny Bamping, wants the government to make it a legal … Continue reading Flaviu’s escape from the Dartmoor Zoo spurs The British Big Cats Society to propose use of GPS tracking devices

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ Sunday 07.31.16

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, July 31, 2016: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ Sunday 07.31.16

Dartmoor Zoo’s runaway lynx, Flaviu is captured

July 31, 2016: News outlets in the UK report the Carpathian lynx, aka Flaviu was captured on Saturday morning. They tracked him to farmland where he caught four lambs. Zoo staff believe he was adapting to his conditions and learning to hunt, prompting them to bait him into a trap. Flaviu was discovered near the … Continue reading Dartmoor Zoo’s runaway lynx, Flaviu is captured