WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 06 May 2018

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, 06 May 2018 … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 06 May 2018

Shocking discovery at the U.S./Mexico border

Last week, media outlets reported that border patrol agents on the U.S./Mexico border made a shocking discovery when they came across an abandoned black duffle bag: a male tiger cub. While on duty, the agents saw three people attempting to enter the Unites States illegally, through Brownsville, Texas. The men dropped the bag as they … Continue reading Shocking discovery at the U.S./Mexico border

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 22 April 2018

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, 22 April 2018 … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 22 April 2018

Grosse Tete truck stop owner wants new tiger

The Advocate reports: A judge in Baton Rouge to rule on state’s big cat ban as Grosse Tete truck stop pushes for new tiger. The state judge said last Tuesday she’ll rule on the legality of Louisiana’s big cat ban after hearing arguments from attorneys for the state, an animal rights group and an Iberville … Continue reading Grosse Tete truck stop owner wants new tiger

Lion tamer refused license

The BBC News reports: The UK’s last lion tamer was refused a license to use three big cats in a travelling circus. Thomas Chipperfield’s appeal against the decision, made by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) in July, was also dismissed in court. A DEFRA spokesman said it remained “absolute” in its … Continue reading Lion tamer refused license

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 25 March 2018

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 March 2018: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 25 March 2018

Venezuela’s zoo animals are starving, and a one-time actor wants to airlift them out

The Miami Herald reports from Bogotá, Colombia Picture this: A massive, C-130 Hercules cargo plane lands in western Venezuela, loads up starving and sick zoo animals in the dead of night and then transfers them to national parks around the world. That’s exactly what Raul Julia-Levy—an animal rights activist and actor who is hounded by … Continue reading Venezuela’s zoo animals are starving, and a one-time actor wants to airlift them out

Thai company boss ‘caught poaching black leopard’ plans to build road through forest home of tigers and leopards

A business magnate caught allegedly poaching protected animals including a rare black leopard plans to build a road through a forest that is home to a host of threatened wildlife including leopards, tigers, elephants and primates. Opponents say the two-lane road would be “disastrous” and would threaten the survival of precious species in south-east Asia. … Continue reading Thai company boss ‘caught poaching black leopard’ plans to build road through forest home of tigers and leopards

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 11 March 2018

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, 11 March 2018: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 11 March 2018

Teen gets six month for smuggling tiger cub from Mexico

A California teen was sentenced to six months in prison for smuggling a Bengal tiger cub from Mexico. The defense attorney for 18 year old Luis Valencia told the court in San Diego before his sentencing that his client had had a lapse in judgment and wanted the endangered tiger as a pet. But prosecutors … Continue reading Teen gets six month for smuggling tiger cub from Mexico