WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 21 May 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, 21 May 2017: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 21 May 2017

Forest rangers arrest tiger skin traders in West Sumatra

The Jakarta Post reported last week a team of forest rangers at Kerinci Seblat National Park arrested two people allegedly involved in the trade of tiger skin and tiger bone. The head of the national park, Arief Toengkagie, said the team, led by Nurhamidi, arrested two farmers, Awaludin, 46, and Sabian, 40, in Air Muring … Continue reading Forest rangers arrest tiger skin traders in West Sumatra

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 14 May 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, 14 May 2017: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 14 May 2017

Tiger Dispatch: India

The remains of two tiger cubs were found in the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve last Wednesday; three years after poachers killed a big cat in the same reserve. The locals who saw the carcasses suspected poaching, but the forest officials claimed that an adult tiger had killed the cubs. “Two cubs, a male and a female, … Continue reading Tiger Dispatch: India

Animal sanctuary under investigation for euthanizing its wild animals

Federal and local authorities are investigating whether the Lion’s Gate Sanctuary in Elbert County violated laws last month when it euthanized all 11 of its wild animals. Special agents at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are working with the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office to find out what happened. The investigation into Lion’s Gate Sanctuary … Continue reading Animal sanctuary under investigation for euthanizing its wild animals

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 07 May 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, 07 May 2017: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 07 May 2017

Amur Tiger reintroduced into the wild

Once a starving cub, Filippa the tiger is released back into the forest The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announced last Thursday on April 29th, Filippa the Amur tiger was successfully released back into the wild. Less than a year and a half before, in December of 2015, the exhausted, starving, five-month-old tiger cub was found … Continue reading Amur Tiger reintroduced into the wild

Tiger killed by electric fence—farmer arrested

The Hindu reported on April 28, 2017, a sub-adult tiger that went missing from Umred-Karhandala Wildlife Sanctuary the previous week, died of electrocution in Kothurna village in Chandrapur district, a top state forest official said. The tiger died after it came in contact with an electric fence that was put up by a farmer in … Continue reading Tiger killed by electric fence—farmer arrested

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 30 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, 30 April 2017: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 30 April 2017

Re-investigation into the death of Karnataka’s famous tiger

The carcass of T-222 or Prince was found earlier this month under mysterious circumstances. The Karnataka forest department was forced to take the step after conservationists, alleging that the animal had fallen prey to poachers, pointed out several loopholes in the previous investigation and threatened to launch an indefinite protest. The controversy has erupted at … Continue reading Re-investigation into the death of Karnataka’s famous tiger