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Now at Big Cat Rescue Jan 10 2014

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. Read more: http://newsdesk.si.edu/releases/smithsonian-scientist-confirms-missing-link-big-cat-evolution   Illegal Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Oct 29 2013

Lots of new Cat News   http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/big-cats/   Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association   Highlights re:  exotic cats:   Direct contact with dangerous animals (eg, nonhuman primates, certain carnivores, other species that may serve as reservoirs for rabies, and venomous reptiles (more completely described in the Animal Care and Management section) should be completely prohibited.   Animals Not Recommended in School or Child-Care Settings • Inherently Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Sept 6 2013

Jaguar vs Crocodile ...not at Big Cat Rescue   Demand that Walton County Enforce Florida Anti-Cruelty Law in Brutal Cat Shooting On Aug. 25, a Walton County, Fla., resident fatally shot MommaCat, one of the beloved feral cats a Freeport couple cares for. Despite repeated requests from Alley Cat Allies, the Walton County Sheriff’s Department has not confirmed whether they have informed the man who brutally shot MommaCat that shooting cats is against the law. The Florida State Anti-Cruelty Law makes it clear that shooting Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue June 28 2013

Foster Kittens Oscar and Cole   http://youtu.be/JWPzS0lFMRU   They will be ready for adoption in just a few days!  Let us know if you want to give them a fur-ever home at Cat@BigCatRescue.org   Snow Leopard News   Dear Friends and Colleagues,   We are happy to report that many of our staff members are making their way back from the field, bringing with them, some exciting updates!   Our Senior Regional Ecologist, Dr. Koustubh Sharma, recounts his 3 exhilarating weeks of field work Read More

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Snow Leopard Facts

Snow Leopards   Common Name: Snow Leopard Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrata) Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Felidae Genus: Pantherinae Uncia Species: uncia   Misc.: This species, like the clouded leopard, is one of those that is somewhere between the small cats and the great cats in that it can’t purr like the small cats and it can’t roar like the true great cats. It makes a happy sound similar to the tiger's chuffing.   Its greatest threats are the hunting of its main prey species Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Mar 2 Snow Leopard Video

The Snow Leopard Trust http://youtu.be/vWpgjAmmiyw The Snow Leopard Trust is the largest non-profit dedicated to the protection of the endangered snow leopards living in Central Asia. We place motion sensing research cameras throughout Mongolia and India that capture rare images of wild snow leopards. This video if a compilation of images taken in India and depict a pair of snow leopards spending time together. We don't know how or if they are related, but we do know they make a breathtaking pair.   Use This Ad     If Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Nov 30

Every day from now till Christmas we will try to post new free Holiday items for you to use, download and share. The sharing is an important part of the season and is a great way to introduce your friends to your favorite animal charity. Let's start with some big cat screen savers. Big Cat Christmas Goodies For Your Family Free Big Cat Christmas Fun Stuff Here is the section of Big Cat Rescue's Big Cat Fun website that has free Christmas games, crafts and goodies for your family to enjoy. All of these big cats photos were taken of real cats Read More
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