Wild born tiger cub goes to Chattisgarh zoo

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...

Today at Big Cat Rescue Aug 30

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...

Tourism ban will not help Tigers

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...

Sumatra Tiger Born at Point Defiance Zoo

  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...