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

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

USDA updates policy on using microchips to officially identify regulated animals

May 23, 2016 ~ USDA Bulletin: USDA licensees and registrants can now use microchips to officially identify their regulated animals without having to request a variance from the agency. Animal Welfare Act regulations require licensees and registrants to permanently mark or identify regulated animals. Many regulated facilities mark their animals by tattooing them or affixing … Continue reading USDA updates policy on using microchips to officially identify regulated animals