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Another cougar put down – Lumby News

Photo: File photo Conservation officers have captured another cougar in the Lumby area after it killed two goats. C.O. Micah Kneller said cougars cannot be rehabilitated and have to be euthanized once they become accustomed to killing farm animals. “Unfortunately, it's becoming normal, between there and the outskirts of Vernon and Armstrong and Enderby there [...]

PTR force nabs 2 poachers, seizes 4 big cat canines from them – Times of India

PILIBHIT: The field forest force of Pilibhit Tiger Reserve has caught two poachers and seized four canine teeth of a big cat from them. They were booked under Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 and sent to jail on Thursday.According to field director of PTR H Rajamohan, the poachers, identified as Data Ram and Jaswant, are residents [...]

Victory! Diane von Furstenberg Bans Fur, Angora After PETA Appeal | PETA

Luxury Brand Confirms New Fur- and Angora-Free Policy For Immediate Release:October 3, 2018 Contact:Moira Colley 202-483-7382 New York – Following a years-long push by PETA to persuade Diane von Furstenberg (DVF) to go fur-free, the New York–based luxury clothing company has just confirmed to the group—in person—that it will no longer use fur and angora [...]

In Yavatmal, 9-month-long hunt for killer tigress may be about to end – Times of India

NAGPUR: A nine-month-long hunt for a killer tigress may be about to come to an end in the forests of Ralegaon in Yavatmal district. Around 200 people are engaged in the massive combing operation + , with forest department officials hoping for success now. The renewed operation by trackers started on September 22. Wildlife veterinary [...]

Big cat conservation charity board member poses with a LEOPARD he shot

The boss of a multi-billion pound mining company, who is on the board of a wildlife conservation charity, has been pictured with animals killed as trophies while on a hunting trip in Africa. Mark Bristow, who is the CEO of mining company Randgold, was photographed posing next to dead elephants, antelope, gazelle, a hippo, lion, buffalo, [...]

CBI registers PE in probe into tiger poaching incidents in Uttarakhand

New Delhi, Oct 2 The CBI has registered a Preliminary Enquiry (PE) in its probe into alleged collusion of the forest department officials in all cases of tiger deaths and poaching reported from protected areas in Uttarakhand, said agency sources. Sources said the Central Bureau of Investigation has formed multiple teams from its wildlife wing [...]

CBI files PE to probe tiger deaths and poaching cases in Uttarakhand – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a preliminary enquiry (PE) to investigate the alleged collusion of the forest department officials in tiger deaths and poaching cases reported from protected areas of Uttarakhand in last five years.Sources say CBI has formed multiple teams of officials from its wildlife wing to look into [...]

New Mexico State University Cancels Jordan World Circus Show After PETA Appeal | PETA

School Nabs Elephant-Shaped Vegan Chocolates in Thanks for Pledging Not to Host Wild-Animal Circuses For Immediate Release:October 1, 2018 Contact:Audrey Shircliff 202-483-7382 Las Cruces, N.M. – After PETA pointed out that Jordan World Circus has a long history of working with abusive animal exhibitors, New Mexico State University (NMSU) canceled the circus’ scheduled performance at [...]

Tigers prowl, growl and wow at North Georgia State Fair

Felicia Frisco gives whole new meaning to the phrase “tiger mom.” She comes from a family of animal trainers going back nine generations and was surrounded by large creatures like tigers and elephants since she was a child. A few years back, she even stepped in to help raise a tiger cub when his mother [...]

South African lion cubs conceived artificially in world first

The world's first lion cubs born through artificial insemination, Victor and Isabel, at a conservation centre outside South African capital Pretoria. Photo: AFP Watching the two little lion cubs boisterously play with each other at a conservation centre outside of South Africa's capital Pretoria, it's hard to see anything out of the ordinary. But these [...]
Wildlife officials kill mountain lion near Deadwood

Vandalur zoo to showcase tiger cub

Blackpool Zoo’s beloved tiger Zambar dies

Tiger Creek invites trick or treaters to 2nd annual Prowl-o-ween

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