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Lion cub was offered to sanctuary before being left in field – DutchNews.nl

The lion cub that was found in a field near Tienhoven on Sunday had been offered to an animal sanctuary in Friesland on the preceding Friday, RTL Nieuws reports. The Stichting Viervoeters in Nijeberkoop was contacted by an anonymous caller and asked to pick up the animal in Utrecht. However, it could not take the [...]

Nine Lives to Live: Leopard Lifted Out of 30-Foot Well

[embedded content] Animal rights and rescue group Wildlife SOS recently responded to an alert regarding a drowning seven-year-old female leopard stuck in an open well in Maharashtra, India. The footage, uploaded October 6 by the organization, opens with the big cat chilling on a makeshift ladder while a recovery cage is lowered into the shaft. Though initially wary of the box, the trapped [...]

129 tigers died in Uttarakhand in 17 years: Research paper – Times of India

NAINITAL: A research paper titled ‘Scenario of in-situ Tiger Conservation and Health Management in Uttarakhand’ by wildlife expert Dr BM Arora has revealed that a total 129 tigers — 57 males, 55 females and 17 unidentified — died in the state in 17 years from 2000 to 2017.The data on tiger deaths and the reason [...]

After fox lights keep tiger at bay, forest dept wants to cover more villages – Times of India

Shahjahanpur: After more than 30 deaths due to tiger attacks in the areas adjoining the forests of Pilibhit and Lakhimpur Kheri districts over the past two years, the forest department has discovered in a successful trial that fox lights can keep big cats away from human habitation.To check the effect of fox lights on big [...]

Two lions, one tiger rescued at a home in Ciudad Juarez

MEXICO — Mexican authorities rescued two African lions and a tiger from their owner in Ciudad Juarez. The owner did not have the proper care conditions. According to authorities one lion attacked the owner on Sunday. He then went to a local hospital to be treated. It was there when the Public Ministry investigated the property, [...]

Wildlife workers save leopard trapped in well

NEW DELHI (KGO) -- A leopard trapped in a well 30 feet deep has been rescued by wildlife workers in India.Animal rescue organization Wildlife S.O.S. shared video of the big cat getting help. The 7-year-old female leopard was found at the bottom of the well in a tribal village in the western Indian state of [...]

‘More action, less talk’ needed to tackle illegal wildlife trade, say experts ahead of London conference

WASHINGTON - A high-profile London conference on the illegal wildlife trade begins on Thursday (Oct 11) with experts warning that more action and less talk is required to stem the depletion of species. As politicians, conservationists and experts on transnational crime gather for the two-day event, hosted by British Secretary of State for Environment Michael [...]

Osceola Library’s ‘Caturday Cat Faire’

Everyone is invited to adopt, shop and learn about friendly felines with cat trivia, activities and more. It’s a celebration of cats like no other— all in support of the local nonprofit rescue, Spay the Strays.  Jennifer DiDomenico Entertainment Editor The event will offer guests information from guest speakers, scavenger hunts, face painting, virtual reality [...]

Rare White Tiger Kills Zookeeper in Japan

HONG KONG — A zookeeper in Japan died after being mauled by a rare white tiger, his supervisor said on Tuesday. The zookeeper, Akira Furusho, was found bleeding from the neck in a cage at the Hirakawa Zoological Park in the southern city of Kagoshima on Monday evening, Kyodo News reported. Riku, the 5-year-old male [...]

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D.C. partisan circus Congress is so divided now that, in my humble opinion, the best thing that could happen to both the members of the Senate and the House is that they would be sent to a retreat center for a month and ordered to undergo conflict-resolution training until they can learn to compromise and [...]
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