Cougar shot and killed this morning in Kennewick

Cougar shot and killed this morning in Kennewick

UPDATE: Cougar shot and killed this morning in Kennewick By Kristi Pihl, Tri-City Herald   Bob Brawdy -Tri-City Herald – Law enforcement officers shot and killed a cougar at 3207 W. Third Ave. in Kennewick this morning. It’s not known how long it had...
Special Tiger Protection Force

Special Tiger Protection Force

New Delhi: Advancing efforts to conserve the growing population of tigers, the Centre today asked the states to expedite steps towards raising, arming and deploying the Special Tiger Protection Force (STPF) in and around big cat habitats.   “We persuade all...
Lawmakers Say Ownership of Big Cats Should be Banned

Lawmakers Say Ownership of Big Cats Should be Banned

WASHINGTON–The scare caused by the release of dozens of exotic animals from an Ohio backyard menagerie last year is spurring a drive in Washington to put restrictions on the private possession of dangerous big cats.     The measure would require anyone...

Ohio wild animal stampede ignites vast law review

HuffPo did a pretty good article about the BigCatsAct.com but the last line was weak. It really should have concluded, “If the McKeon-Sanchez bill HR 4122 does not succeed, it is sure to result in the number of unwanted big cats continuing to rise, along with...

Ohio officials to return exotic animals to Zanesville widow

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — State officials will return five surviving exotic animals to a woman whose husband released dozens of wild creatures, then committed suicide. The Ohio Department of Agriculture announced the decision Monday at an agency hearing in which the state...