A female tiger cub, hand-raised at the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) near central Assam's Kaziranga National Park, began its journey to a Chattisgarh zoo on Friday.
"This cub being moved to Nandan Zoo in Raipur is the second hand-raised one after
an adult male Tiger was sent to Van Vihar Zoo in Bhopal last year," Kaziranga park director and CWRC project leaderSanjib Kumar Bora said. "The tiger is in good health and is expected to contribute to the National Tiger Conservation Breeding programme in the Read More
Wayne Pacelle Talks About Zanesville and GW Exotic Animal Park
The description is a little off as there was no mention of animals being rescued in OK, but rather talk about how they may end up in need of rescue given the situation there. Listen to more like these here: http://www.humanesociety.org/about/podcast/
Big Cat Rescue Volunteer Event
We are delighted to present a special guest speaker Kevin Atkins. He has graciously agreed to discuss with us his field research on Tigers.
Please join us for this special presentation and bring a dish for a potluck. Feel free to bring a guest too!
Who is Kevin Atkins?
Kevin Atkins is a native Floridian who has worked as an environmental, biodiversity and wildlifeconsultant for nearly 40 years. His training was in Wildlife Ecology at the University of Florida, and he has traveled to Read More
Tourism ban will not help the Big Cat
NINAD D SHETH
The Supreme Court’s decision banning tourism in core areas of tiger habitats overlooks several critical considerations. It will harm, rather then help, the cause of tiger conservation.
For a start, it gives way too much power to the forest department. The ban will mean only one agency will both implement the tiger protection agenda, and audit that process. The various forest and environment officials at the Centre and at the State level have a terrible record of tiger protection. Read More
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A rare Sumatran tiger cub was born at Tacoma’s Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, the zoo announced.
The Sumatran tiger is a critically endangered species, and births in zoos are extremely rare, said zoo General Curator Karen Goodrowe Beck, who also is vice chairwoman of the North American Species Survival Plan for Sumatran tigers. For more on this story go to http://www.q13fox.com/news/kcpq-rare-sumatran-tiger-cub-born-at-tacomas-point
Reka, born in July 2011, has passed away. He and his sister Sarna were born in Assiniboine Park Zoo, to mom Kendra. (JASON HALSTEAD/Winnipeg Sun)
A baby tiger at Assiniboine Park Zoo has died.
Reka, an Amur tiger, had just celebrated his first birthday July 29. He and his sister Sarma were born in the zoo to parents Baikal and Kendra. The animals are also known as Siberian tigers. “As you can imagine, staff at the Zoo are devastated,” said Tim Sinclair-Smith, director Read More
Malnourished Black Jaguar to be Rescued from Captivity in Belize
- Press Release, Belize Wildlife Conservation Network, July 17, 2012 - On Saturday, July 14, 2012, the Belize Wildlife Conservation Network (BWCN) was alerted to a black jaguar in distress at Ballum Na Lodge in the Punta Gorda area. Wil Maheia, a BWCN member and well known Belizean conservationist, had been able to gain access to the jaguar, named Bosch, and he attempted to provide him with food. During this time he was able to take a photograph of the animal and the condition Read More
MYSORE: A day after a tiger, which supposedly killed a tribal woman, was trapped by forest department officials using an elephant in Heggadadevana Kote on Sunday. The big cat has been shifted to Mysore zoo to treat injury on a front limb.
However, its condition is stable. The cat is suffering from an injury on its left front leg and it also has two healed wounds marks on its back. Authorities will later take a decision on leaving the tiger back into the woods after treatment. Five hours after the 'man-eater' was sighted around Read More
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