Idaho not required to change trapping rules to protect Canada lynx

Idaho will not be required to change trapping regulations where federally protected Canada lynx are likely to be caught in traps set for bobcats, a federal court said in a decision that reversed its earlier ruling. U.S. District Court Judge B. Lynn Winmill said in January that he was reconsidering his prior decision based on … Continue reading Idaho not required to change trapping rules to protect Canada lynx

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 06.09.17

Operation Panther Relocation FWC biologists reported on June 1st the successful capture and relocation of an approximately 1 and a half-year-old male panther from an area in Lee County with very limited suitable habitat, thanks to citizens who contacted FWC. The panther was lingering in a neighborhood very close to a busy four-lane highway. The … Continue reading Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 06.09.17

Eighth rehabilitated Amur tiger released in Russian wilderness

On May 22, 2017 the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFWA) reported, Vladik, a male Amur tiger rehabilitated at PRNCO Tiger Center, was released recently into the wild in Bikin National Park’s Primorsky Krai region. According to the winter survey there are no resident male tigers in the area, and Vladik can claim the territory. … Continue reading Eighth rehabilitated Amur tiger released in Russian wilderness