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FL Panther wanders into Mississippi – authorities on the hunt

"Possible Florida panther in Mississippi. Although panthers are federally protected, if Mississippi doesn't recognize them as a native species, the protection laws may be fuzzy... just like we saw with the panther shot by a hunter in Georgia in 2008"....Mountain Lion FoundationWednesday, July 14, 2010 Hunt continues for Bay panther By DONNA MELTON - BAY Read More

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Co-Existing with Florida Panthers

Panther encounters growing more common in Golden Gate EstatesJune 25, 12:19 PMFt. Myers Nature ExaminerRenee WilsonClick on story to view picture of mother panther with 3 kittens Several incidents involving endangered Florida panthers have been reported near Naples over the past few months. According to Mark Lotz, panther biologist with the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, panther tracks, scat, eyewitness accounts, livestock depredation and even a roadkill have all been confirmed in the northwestern block of Golden Gate Estates since Read More

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ANGELICA the BOBCAT Angelica the BOBCAT was rescued by Big Cat Rescue after her owner was in foreclosure and unable to keep her any longer. NO wild cat species will ever make a suitable "pet" ... ignorant or uneducated people often find this out the hard way and the cats are always the ones that suffer!   Help us put an end to big cats being kept as "pets" here: Same video below: // < ![CDATA[ google_ad_client = "pub-8689188310988875"; google_alternate_color Read More

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Cruel world of the tiger trade

Cruel world of the tiger trade By KATE JACKSON Published: 24 May 2010 IN A dingy market stall in southern Tibet, a trader empties out a sack full of bones.   These pitiful relics were once a magnificent tiger, roaming wild and free.   Now sold on the black market to be used in medicines and Tiger wine, these bones can fetch around £600 per kilo   It's a sickening sight.   At the turn of the twentieth century, there were estimated to be over 100,000 tigers in the wild. Now that figure has dwindled Read More

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Rarest Cat in the World? DENTAL SURGERY

Rarest Cat in the World? DENTAL SURGERY


TONGA, a very rare White Serval – (Only two in the world that we know of) was found to have a broken tooth. We assessed the tooth and decided that the best thing to do was to capture Tonga and take him to the veterinary clinic where it could be treated.




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Museum’s Florida Panther Dies

The Tallahassee Museum's 10-year-old male panther has been euthanized at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, the museum said Wednesday.Russell Daws, Tallahassee Museum executive director, said the museum didn't anticipate having to take such action, but the panther had an untreatable illness. "We thought it might have been an object he had swallowed, but when he didn't recover, we knew we had to take him in to get checked out further," Daws said.A specialist at UF determined that the panther had an aggressive Read More

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Florida’s Shameful Record on Protecting the Panther

A shameful record on protecting the panther In Print: Monday, April 26, 2010 Tim Donovan | Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission After a panther is sedated and captured, biologists gather to check its health. Money and politics have contributed for more than a decade to deny Florida's Read More

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Creative Loafing report on panther destruction

Florida Panthers face extinction thanks to developers, their politicians and a few cowering wildlife officials April 22, 2010 at 8:47 am by Kelly Cornelius Craig Pittman of the St. Pete Times had a series of articles out over the Read More

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LION VS Big Yellow Ball!

LION VS Big Yellow Ball! LION VS Big Yellow Ball = Lion WIns! Watch our goofy lioness Nikita take on her new yellow boomer ball! Enrichment is an important part of our cats lives at the sanctuary they will never be free and wild, so we have to keep their minds stimulated with new toys and enrichment, ensuring the best quality life in captivity.   // < ![CDATA[ google_ad_client = "pub-8689188310988875"; google_alternate_color = "660000"; google_ad_width = 234; google_ad_height = 60; google_ad_format Read More

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Florida: Owner of stuffed wild cat faces additional charges

Posted: Mar 26, 2010 12:42 PM EDTUpdated: Mar 26, 2010 12:42 PM EDT CHARLOTTE COUNTY: The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office has filed additional charges against the man arrested Tuesday and charged with dealing in stolen property. The most unusual item deputies seized during the search was a stuffed wild cat.Deputies searched the home of James Earl Lewis, 48, and seized journals, ledgers, notes, electronic storage devices, ATV parts, frames, tools, firearms and a stolen generator.The stuffed wild cat will be turned over to Florida Fish and Wildlife Read More
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