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

Exotic Feline Rescue Center providing a home for unwanted captive big cats

An article in the The Star Press this week focused on the work being performed by the Exotic Feline Rescue Center (EFRC) in Center Point, Indiana. Joe Taft, director of the EFRC, said the facility is one of the largest of its kind and receives big cats from all across the U.S. “A lot of … Continue reading Exotic Feline Rescue Center providing a home for unwanted captive big cats

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

Colorado group provides “Sanctuary” for abused captive wild animals

In a National Geographic Wildlife Watch article by Scott Wallace last week featured the work and philosophy of the privately run, Wild Animal Sanctuary. Located 30 miles northeast of Denver, stretching across 720 acres, the sanctuary provides care for a staggering menagerie of nearly 400 wild animals—most of them large carnivores including African lions, U.S. … Continue reading Colorado group provides “Sanctuary” for abused captive wild animals

WildCat Chat ~ Loved to Death ~ April 19, 2016

Loved to Death After we finalized our WildCat News Brief podcast for Sunday, April 17th, I received the news that a zoo keeper at the West Palm Beach Zoo in Florida was killed by a tiger. In our podcast, we highlighted two stories from last week regarding interactions with tigers in zoos in Dublin and … Continue reading WildCat Chat ~ Loved to Death ~ April 19, 2016

National Lottery and Taxpayer Money Linked to Cat Slaughter Plans

Wildcat Haven and Human Society International UK, in a joint press release issued on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, describes how the conservation organization uncovered a lethal plan. Conservation organisation Wildcat Haven released a range of documents obtained from Scottish Government agency Scottish Natural Heritage via a Freedom of Information request. The documents include minutes, emails … Continue reading National Lottery and Taxpayer Money Linked to Cat Slaughter Plans

WildCat Chat ~ Ocelot Detained for Illegal Border Crossing ~ March 9, 2016

Ocelot detained for illegal border crossing This ocelot was spotted trying to cross the border from Mexico into the U.S. and was apprehended by U.S. border patrol agents. When questioned by the agents, the ocelot invoked his right to remain silent. He spent the night in custody and is expected to be deported immediately. Meanwhile, … Continue reading WildCat Chat ~ Ocelot Detained for Illegal Border Crossing ~ March 9, 2016

Not Worth the Effort?

The news from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) last summer was quite shocking considering the amount of time and resources in preserving the Florida panther population and habitat over the past 47 years. The Florida Panther was the first cat listed under the U.S. Endangered Species Protection Act of 1966; the predecessor to … Continue reading Not Worth the Effort?