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Today at Big Cat Rescue Feb 27 2013

Some of the Oldest Sand Cats   Today the 2012 Sandcat Studbook arrived and Big Cat Rescue's Canyon and Genie are in the top 10% age bracket for the species.   Check out MLF's new feature article! MOUNTAIN LIONS IN AMERICA: WILD & HAZARDOUS WORLD One writer's foray into the controversies surrounding America's most magical and beleaguered cat. By Noah Sudarsky    From the Mexican border to Washington State, Sudarsky's wide-ranging research and fieldwork over the course of two years has yielded an unsettling Read More

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Florida Panther Facts

Protect the Florida Panther or Lose Her Forever What is the Species? Puma concolor coryi. The Florida Panther is a subspecies of cougar that has adapted to the subtropical environment of Florida. How Many Panthers Are Left? Only 80 to 100 panthers still remain in Florida, making this one of the most rare and endangered mammals in the world. Where is their Habitat? Florida Panthers are usually found in pinelands, hardwood hammocks, and mixed swamp forests. Adult males may range over an area of 200 square miles, while females range Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Nov 2 2012

Two Days Until Big Cat Rescue Turns 20!   Thank you to all of the wonderful donors and matching donors who made it possible for us to forego our big gala, the Fur Ball, this year and concentrate on changing the laws so that big cats are not born into lives of confinement and deprivation as pets and props. As you can see from the screen shot above you helped us exceed our goal of $100,000 two days before the sanctuary celebrates its 20th year of saving exotic cats. Thank you !!!  http://youtu.be/OhR4-n2A0j0 Today at Read More

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Mountain lion that tries to enter Reno casino released

RENO -- A mountain lion that was caught after trying to enter a Reno casino is back in the wild.   The 2-year-old male mountain lion was released into the Carson Range above Lake Tahoe's east shore Saturday morning, said Chris Healy, spokesman for the Nevada Department of Wildlife.   "He was fully ready to go," Healy said. "Hewasfeisty in the trap and snarled if you got too close. Once he decided to go, he quickly ran off into the underbrush and wasgone."   Guests at Harrah's reported seeing the 100-pound cat trying Read More

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How Mountain Lions Die in the United States

Lions and the way they die part of GF&P statistics   Lions die in many ways in South Dakota.   They get hit by cars and trucks and even motorcycles. They get caught in traps. They drown. They kill each other.   They get sick. They starve. Occasionally, they die while GF&P teams are chasing or handling them in research work.   And, sometimes driven by hunger, they wander into town or kill pets or domestic livestock, to then be killed by local police, Game, Fish & Parks officers and, sometimes, Read More

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Cougar believed to have mauled Vancouver Island boy shot dead by wildlife officials

File photo: Cougar. An approximately 2-year-old female cougar bares her teeth at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife agents preparing to release her back into the wild northeast of Arlington. (AP Photo/The Daily Herald, Mark Mulligan) A cougar shot and killed early Thursday morning on Vancouver Island is believed to be the same one that attacked a seven-year-oldboy the previous night. “We received a complaint of a cougar attack that occurred at the west end of Sproat Lake around 8:24 last night,” said Const. Read More
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