WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 07.10.16

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, July 10, 2016: ~ … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 07.10.16

The Palermo Zoo established in 1875 in Buenos Aries is closing its gates

Hundreds of animals are being set free as Buenos Aires closes its 140-year-old Palermo Zoo. This week the Latino Fox News reported the closing of the facility. Birds of prey will be the first to leave destined for a reserve along the shores of the Rio de la Plata south of the capital. The other … Continue reading The Palermo Zoo established in 1875 in Buenos Aries is closing its gates

South Lakes Safari Zoo in Cumbria, England where an animal keeper was killed could close after preventable deaths of hundreds of animals was uncovered

Earlier this week the Mirror UK reported that inspectors found an alarming rate of animal deaths at the South Lakes Safari Zoo. It is also the scene of a fatal mauling of an animal keeper: 24 year-old Sarah McClay was attacked and killed by a Sumatran tiger in May 2013. Inspectors for the Barrow Council … Continue reading South Lakes Safari Zoo in Cumbria, England where an animal keeper was killed could close after preventable deaths of hundreds of animals was uncovered

WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 06.12.16

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, June 12, 2016: ~ … Continue reading WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 06.12.16

All tigers seized from Tiger Temple ~ charges for illegal practices filed against members

A week long endeavor to remove 137 tigers from the Tiger Temple in Thailand that began on Monday, May 31, concluded on Saturday, June 6. During the operation to seize the tigers from Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua, also known as the Tiger Temple, wildlife officials made some gruesome discoveries. Wildlife officials found 40 dead … Continue reading All tigers seized from Tiger Temple ~ charges for illegal practices filed against members

Florida panther relased back into the wild

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced this week that a 2-year-old Florida panther is now back in the wild at its new home in Big Cypress National Preserve. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), and National Park Service staff successfully released the panther Wednesday afternoon near … Continue reading Florida panther relased back into the wild

Ohio passes felony animal cruelty law

May 26, 2016: Ohio lawmakers passed a law that would make it a fifth-degree felony to knowingly harm a pet by inflicting pain or depriving it of food, water, or shelter for a first offense. On Wednesday, House Bill 60 passed through the state Senate unanimously with a 33-0 vote, and the House approved of … Continue reading Ohio passes felony animal cruelty law

WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 05.15.16

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, May 15, 2016: ~ … Continue reading WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 05.15.16

Question marks over the leopard’s future

A new study published on Monday in PeerJ, reveals that leopards historically occupied a vast range of approximately 13.5 million square miles throughout Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Today, however, they are restricted to approximately 3.3 million square miles. Scientists spent three years reviewing more than 1,300 sources on the big cat’s historic and … Continue reading Question marks over the leopard’s future

Lion at Denver Zoo humanely euthanized after medical complications

A 3-year-old lion at the Denver Zoo has died after he began having severe seizures last month, CBS Denver reported. The zoo said animal care and veterinary staff did everything they could to help the lion, named Sango, but his condition continued to worsen. After treatment did not resolve his liver problems or seizures, the … Continue reading Lion at Denver Zoo humanely euthanized after medical complications