Big Cat Missing Link
A fossil recently found in the Zanda Basin in Tibet included remains of Pantera blytheae, a new species of big cat that is most closely related to the modern day snow leopard.
The skull of P. blytheae is the oldest big cat fossil found to date, and fills a significant gap in the fossil record. It indicates that ancient big cats lived nearly 6 million years ago, 2 million years earlier than previously thought, and sheds light on their geographic origins in Asia.
Illegal Read More
Big Cat Attacks and the Big Cat Club
Zabu at 2:56, can you pick out our other big cat stars?
If a cat of any kind sneezes on this planet, you can probably find out about it here. This page lists the 3 most recent articles for each species of wild cat, but to see the most recent 100 news stories for each type of exotic cat visit Big Cat Facts & Photos
Big Cat Incidents
These stories include killings, maulings, escapes and wild cat sightings that were most likely captive cats who were set free or who had escaped.
big cat incidents, mauling, tiger attack, tiger escape
View "Big Cat Incidents" on Spundge
Tigers Read More
Clouded Leopard Cubs Come to Lowry Park Zoo
Two baby endangered clouded leopard cubs are now on the lighthearted prowl at the Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa.
6-month-old felines, a male and female, were born in March in separate litters at Nashville Zoo and Smithsonian’s National Zoo.
The shy but curious cubs have been paired as potential mates by the Clouded Leopard Species Survival Plan (SSP), a program of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
The leopard cubs will live in the Asian Gardens exhibit at the zoo.
According to the zoo, there Read More
Male Clouded Leopard came to Big Cat Rescue as a temporary boarder. He was the second clouded leopard to live here. The first was a cat named Burma who was saved from a notorious Florida exotic cat breeder who was going to make a wall mount out of him.
He seemed to enjoy Life on Easy Street! There are only 195 Clouded Leopards in captivity and of those only 111 in the SSP breeding program.
Sadly, Malachi died from Aden carcinoma, a incurable cancer in June 2000. He didn't suffer as you can see Read More