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Reward and Punishment – Animal Killer or Hero

The home dept wants a bravery award for API Vikas Dhas, but the forestry ministry is busy bringing three counts of violations of the Wildlife Act by Karad leopard killer Tanaji Khot Posted On Monday, January 17, 2011 at 12:36:07 AMIn the Maharashtra government, apparently the left hand doesn’t know what the right is doing. While the State’s Read More

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A rescue mission for lions and tigers and other big cats

While watching the Skip the bobcat story on ABC I came across thisnews post about our Fur Ball last year that I had not rememberedseeing before.TAMPA, Fla. - The sights are stunning to say the least: a tiger swimsgracefully, a lion shows off its fearsome teeth and cougars playchase.Big Cat Rescue is a wildlife sanctuary in the heart of Tampa but itcan't do the work all on it's own.On Saturday, Action News contributor, Sean Daly got a look at themagic that happens everyday and how you can support it.The vision for Big Cat Rescue started with Read More

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Skip the bobcat gets 50,000 Ustream views

Skip the Bobcat touches lives world wideTAMPA - Rescuing stray cats is nothing new for Nici and Skip Haerter,but their latest rescue is no ordinary cat."I love animals and there was never a question in my mind. I'd dowhatever it took," Nici said.While driving down Highway 46 in Sorrento, Nici saw a wild bobcat inthe grass. Except, the wild bobcat wasn't acting very wild.He wasn't really moving at all, likely hit by a car.Nici called Skip for help. He brought his truck and loaded the bobcatin, which was the easy part because the cat was still suffering Read More

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Malaysia plans “sanctuary” for captive tigers but may be a farm for illegal parts

Malaysia plans sanctuary for captive tigers(AFP) – 18 hours agoKUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia plans to set up a large enclosed naturalhabitat for captive tigers, a senior wildlife official said Friday, anambitious proposal that has raised concerns among conservationists.The authorities say the reserve will provide a good home for tigersrescued from poor living conditions, but campaigners argue the focusshould be on protecting the animals in the wild."It is still at the preliminary stage. It will be an enclosed area bigenough for the big cats to Read More