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Now at Big Cat Rescue Feb 14 2014

Happy Valentine's Day! News from Tiger Nation   With the Illegal Wildlife Trade conference in London, hosted by the UK Government, the brainchild of both Prince Charles and Prince William, and alongside senior officials from across the globe, let us all hope that they can get some concrete action on stopping the catastrophic toll on our planet’s flora and fauna. According to new research carried out by TRAFFIC, parts of 1537 Tigers have been seized in illegal trade across 13 Tiger range countries in the 14 years between 2000 and Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Sept 27 2013

Number One on Trip Advisor!   Spain's First Big Cat Symposium Get the report on the Primadomus_Big Cats Symposium_30-8lr in Spain.   USDA APHIS Considers Changes to Vet Care Policies USDA-Policy-Vet-Care-2013 See a break down of the changes here. What do you think?  USDA APHIS will accept comments until Oct. 11, 2013. The following link will bring you to a page that will allow you to: 1) view Policy 3 located under Primary Documents; 2) view a chart that highlights the proposed changes located under Supporting Read More

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Cat Chat 19

Jamie and Justin See Big Cats in Africa   http://youtu.be/mOPvxrd1lnw   Big Cat Rescue President, Jamie Veronica, and her husband, Dr. Justin Boorstein saw more big cats in one week than most people see in a lifetime of visits to South Africa in this Cat Chat episode where we review their photos. Read More

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Ethics of Relocation of Wildlife

Human-wildlife conflicts vary from “significant crop and forestry destruction to disease transmission, collisions with vehicles and aircraft, nuisance behavior in urban settings, damage to buildings, predation on livestock and game species and attacks on humans” (Massei et al. 2010).  “As burgeoning human populations move further into previously uninhabited areas,” conflicts and the frequency of these conflicts escalate, “particularly in urban and suburban areas, and is expected to grow further in the near future” (Dickman 2010, Massei Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue July 6 2013

Interpol Focuses on Asian Big Cats   NEW DELHI, India – Enhancing techniques for investigating crimes against wild tigers and other Asian ‘big cats'was the focus of an INTERPOL meeting in India attended by some 30 senior law enforcement officers. The five-day (1-5 July) Integrated Investigative Training and Operational Planning Meeting for South Asia was co-hosted by INTERPOL's Environmental Crime Programme and India's Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). It brought together police, customs and wildlife officers from eight Read More
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