WildCat Chat ~ Zoological Parks: Educators? Conservationists? Living Museums? Entertainers? ~ June 16, 2016

Zoological Parks: Educators? Conservationists? Living Museums? Entertainers? Recent events at zoological parks around the world piqued my curiosity (yet again) in how these institutions actually serve as educators, contribute to the conservation of endangered species in the wild and how the public engages with and views the parks. What are the purposes of zoological parks? … Continue reading WildCat Chat ~ Zoological Parks: Educators? Conservationists? Living Museums? Entertainers? ~ June 16, 2016

WildCat Chat ~ Nahla’s Story ~ the perils of captive possession ~ May 11, 2016

Nahla’s Story ~ the perils of captive possession Over the past few weeks, we’ve been over-whelmed with news stories on the atrocities occurring all over the world about the handling, care and living conditions of captive big cats. Most notable is Animal Defenders International’s (ADI) heroic effort to relocate 33 lions from Peru and Columbia … Continue reading WildCat Chat ~ Nahla’s Story ~ the perils of captive possession ~ May 11, 2016