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Shailesh Pethe: Serving meals to tigers, whistling to leopards… all in a day’s work – Times of India

Shailesh Pethe is like a kindergarten teacher who ensures that each day his students are in check, looking healthy, getting enough physical and mental stimulation and being loved. But there's one difference. Pethe's students are a lot bigger than human pre-schoolers. So when he stops to grin indulgently at Laxmi, he has to keep a [...]

Watch It’s Almost Big Cat Weekend on Nat Geo Wild! Expert Boone Smith joins TODAY Free Online – NBC TODAY Show Excerpt

National Geographic big cat expert Boone Smith joins Dylan Dreyer and Carson Daly with a cheetah and a Labrador retriever who are friends. During Big Cat Weekend on Nat Geo Wild, Smith hopes to educate the public about the fascinating animals. Aired: 11/29/2018•Not Rated•NBC News

Leopardess caught from near village, released in Corbett jungles

A leopardess reportedly giving sleepless nights to villagers in the Belpadav area for some time now was captured by the forest department on Thursday. The big cat was later released in the jungles of Corbett national park. The Belpadav forest range officer Santosh Pant informed that the local villagers had informed about a leopard spotted [...]

Lion mauls driver to death in Gir forest, injures two others

Sasan Gir (Gujarat), Nov 29 (UNI) A 34-year old driver was mauled to death and two others were injured after a lion attacked them in Devaliya interpretation zone cum safari area situated at a distance of 13 km from here in Gir Somnath district here on Thursday.Mutilated body of Rajnish Keshwala was later found at [...]

Lioness found dead in Gujarat’s Gir forest

A lioness was found dead in Gujarat’s Gir forest on Thursday, taking the death toll of big cats since September to 30, officials said. The carcass of the lioness, aged between 9 and 12 years, was found at the Tulsishyam Range of the forest near the border of Amreli district, Chief Conservator of Forests, Junagadh [...]

Jaguars hunt endangered sea turtles in surprising new footage

Watch new episodes of Untamed on Nat Geo WILD.SANTA ROSA NATIONAL PARK, COSTA RICA—It's just after 10:30 p.m. and the Milky Way decorates a moonless sky over Costa Rica’s Playa Nancite, a remote, half-mile-long beach. Surf-size waves crash on the coast as our National Geographic team waits for one of the world’s most mysterious migrations: [...]

Snow leopard shot dead after escaping from Dudley Zoo

ANIMAL activists have slammed a zoo after a snow leopard was shot dead after escaping from a zoo enclosure - when its door was left OPEN by a zookeeper. Eight-year-old Margaash fled his £50,000 compound at Dudley Zoo following the keeper's error. Dudley Zoo Margaash the snow leopard got out of his enclosure and had to [...]

Habitat loss: Cat varieties come under threat

There are six types of cats in Odisha out of 16 types found in India. In the whole world, there is no country, where such great variety of cats is seen, which proves that the climate of India as well as Odisha is very favourable for such species. All the cats of the globe are [...]

Snaring has become the greatest threat to African lions

In mid-January, rangers and researchers in Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth National Park made a horrific discovery: the slumped, emaciated body of Naturinda, a lioness they knew well, trapped in a snare.The noose-like wire had worn away Naturinda’s fur and skin, leaving a gaping neck and facial wound that had begun to fester with maggots. Protruding pelvic [...]

Boy mauled to death by leopard – Times of India

JAIPUR: A 12-year-old boy was mauled to death by a leopard in Sita Mata Wildlife Sanctuary in Pratapgarh on Tuesday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Raju resident of Kheli village situated inside the sanctuary. The body was found around 500 metre near his house with the head severed and multiple bite marks. Assistant conservator [...]
Shailesh Pethe: Serving meals to tigers, whistling to leopards… all in a day’s work – Times of India

Watch It’s Almost Big Cat Weekend on Nat Geo Wild! Expert Boone Smith joins TODAY Free Online – NBC TODAY Show Excerpt

Leopardess caught from near village, released in Corbett jungles

Lion mauls driver to death in Gir forest, injures two others

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