BWTiger

Our weekly podcast series airs on Sunday evenings ~

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief ~ 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, 23 April 2017:

~ Eyes on Washington
~ Frozen tiger discovered in ambulance
~ Poachers wanted for killing 30 tigers nabbed
~ New IUCN program to help carnivores and humans coexist across Africa
~ Last survivors at Iraqi zoo rescued
~ Abandoned zoo in Aleppo, Syria starving tigers await aid
~ Audubon Canyon Ranch Researchers find mountain lion kittens
~ Four-week-old female mountain lion kitten discovered in Santa Monica Mountains
~ Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update
~ Did You Know? Cheetah cubs have a …

Top News Stories for Sunday, 09 April 2017:


~ Eyes on Washington
~ Denver Zoo disputes report of man entering lion exhibit
~ Visitors voice their concern over skinny lions at Joburg Zoo
~ Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update
~ Did You Know? Lone male lions related or unrelated will…

Top News Stories for Sunday, 02 April 2017:


~ Eyes on Washington
~ The Ranthambore Tiger Reserve highest tiger population in its history
~ New study provides evidence of breeding tigers and cubs in eastern Thailand
~ Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update
~ Did You Know? The largest wildcat is the…

Top News Stories for Sunday, 26 March 2017:


~ Eyes on Washington
~ Owner of vintage clothing store charged with nine counts of selling items made from endangered species
~ Five frozen tigers found in Nghe An
~ Lebanese NGO rescues maggot-infested Siberian tiger cubs destined for a zoo in war-torn Syria
~ Tiger that killed two people in Ramnagar died the same night in captivity
~ Media reports from Indonesia and South Africa depict the realities of public interactions with big cats
~ Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update
~ Did You Know? Servals are…

Top News Stories for Sunday, 19 March 2017:

~ Eyes on Washington
~ Plans are underway in China to build a national park for the Endangered Siberian tiger and Amur leopard
~ NGO exposing the wild animal trade in Lebanon
~ Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update
~ Did You Know? Cats’ eyes are…

Top News Stories for Sunday, 12 March 2017:


~ Eyes on Washington
~ Wild Things ordered to end “swimming with tigers”
~ Jaguar caught on U.S. Bureau of Land Management trail camera
~ Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update
~ Did You Know? The first lion arrived in the…

Top News Stories for Sunday, 26 February 2017:

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~ Eyes on Washington
~ Game Over: Nature and Markets Fight Back
~ Thailand’s’ infamous Tiger Temple plans to reopen under another name
~ Rescued leopard released in the Shivalik Hills
~ Florida Panther Population
~ Did You Know? Cats’ whiskers are…

~The WildCat News Brief podcast will be on hiatus. A new episode returns on Sunday, 12 March 2017~

Top News Stories for Sunday, 19 February 2017:

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~ Eyes on Washington
~ 700 species are negatively impacted by climate change
~ Snow Leopard and Himalayan Wolf: Food Habits and Prey Selection in the Central Himalayas, Nepal
~ Camera traps reveal undiscovered leopard population in Javan forest
~ Did You Know? Genetic scientists discovered…

Top News Stories for Sunday, 12 February 2017:

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~ Eyes on Washington
~ Indiana and South Carolina consider increasing restrictions on wild animals
~ Tiger cub found dead in Nagarahole
~ Help the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission with panther research by reporting sightings

Top News Stories for Sunday, 05 February 2017:

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~ Eyes on Washington
~ Fatal mauling at China’s Youngor Wildlife Park
~ Karnataka’s roaring tiger story threatened by snares
~ Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission Panther Update

Top News Stories for Sunday, 29 January 2017:

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~ Eyes on Washington
~ Reintroduction of tigers in an extinct tiger specie territory
~ South African National Biodiversity Institute recommends allowing the export of 800 captive-bred lion skeletons
~ Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission Panther Pulse update
~ What effect does climate change have on pumas? A conversation with Lisa Ann Salamat, CEO, WCCLAS and Dr. David Stoner, Wildlife Ecologist Utah State University

Top News Stories for Sunday, 22 January 2017:

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~ Thank You Ringling Bros. Circus for finally taking down the big top!
~ Tiger population booms in India’s Terai region
~ Concerns over first snow and common leopards found in same area
~ United States trained Ugandans in combating wildlife trafficking
~ Travel trade industry joins coalition to combat wildlife trafficking world wide
~ SA airport to remove cub petting images that give tourists the wrong message

Top News Stories for Sunday, 15 January 2017:

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~ South African rangers hunting caracals for hunting endangered penguins
~ Leopards: The Tiger Substitute
~ Snow Leopards find sanctuary in a former trophy hunting concession
~ Endangered Amur tiger tied up for photo ops
~ Mountain Lion kitten killed on the 118 Freeway
~ Florida panther deaths still at record-high for 2016

Top News Stories for Sunday, 08 January 2017:

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~ USFWS Jaguar Draft Recovery Plan
~ Tiger Temple abbot facing trafficking charges
~ Cheetahs – Sprinting to Extinction
~ The United Arab Emirates adopts new law banning private ownership of wild animals
~ China to phase out trade in ivory by the end of 2017

Top News Stories for Sunday, 18 December 2016:

ep32~ Tiger bites off tip of zookeeper’s finger at Zoo Miami
~ What satellites can tell us about how animals will fare in a changing climate
~ Colorado’s Parks and Wildlife Commission approved two controversial “Predator Control Plans”
~ California mountain lions trying to survive in fragmented wilderness, hemmed in by major highways and urban sprawl
~ Kenya’s Maasai break with coming-of-age tradition to save the lion
~ New research reveals extent of human threat to lion populations
~ Workmen beware ~ Tigers may want to borrow your tools ~ let them

Wishing all a healthy and happy holiday season ~ Peace on Earth and Goodwill toward all Wildcats!

WildCat News Brief podcast will be on holiday hiatus. A new episode returns on Sunday, 08 January 2017

Top News Stories for Sunday, 11 December 2016:

ep31~ “It is not possible to keep tigers alive forever”
~ Art dealer pleads guilty to trading endangered black rhino horns
~ Feral felines fenced from touring world’s largest volcano
~ Oxford University professor who studied Cecil says strictly regulated hunting could help stop destruction of lion habitats

Top News Stories for Sunday, 04 December 2016:

ep30~ U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service considering petition to reclassify leopards as endangered throughout their range
~ Controversial Kenyan railway plan divides conservationists
~ U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Initiates an amendment to the Habitat Conservation Plan for Forest Management in Montana
~ Permit issued to kill Mountain Lion in California
~ Many species will not be able to adapt fast enough to survive climate change
~ Exotic animals seized from another home in Pahrump, Nevada
~ Big Cat Rescue provides warmth, comfort and lifelong care for five Colorado tigers

Top News Stories for Monday, 21 November 2016:

ep29~ Representatives Costello & Grijalva introduce legislation to protect wild & exoti