CDFW: NorCal man unlawfully killed 135 raptors, mountain lion
A Lassen County man was arrested after officers discovered about 135 dead raptors, two dead bobcats, a dead mountain lion and other dead birds on his property in what is believed to be the largest raptor poaching case in California history, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
How Mocha the Mountain Lion made Socastee her home for almost 20 years
Mocha the mountain lion lived in the Socastee area of Myrtle Beach for 19 years. Her owner, Chuck Bunnell, got her when she was less than a year old and nurtured her back to health. She lived in a compound in Socastee until shed died.
Big cat found in NE Washington - The Independent
(By Brandon Hansen/Chewelah Independent) Steady diet of elk and good genetics allowed cat to reach record size… A gigantic 197-pound cougar was caught and tagged by wildlife biologists in Pend Oreille County last week, which is the largest cat on record for the state of Washington. The area, while not immediately close to Chewelah, is […]
‘Big Cat Day’ at Blank Park Zoo Educates Children on Endangered Species
DES MOINES, Iowa – The Blank Park Zoo is teaching children about endangered species with “Big Cat” day on Thursday. People will learn about the large cats in the zoo and protecting them in the wild. There are hands on activities that children can participate in. In addition, zookeepers will be answering questions and talking about the history when it comes to different “big cats.”
Thai construction tycoon charged with poaching
Thai police filed new charges Wednesday against a billionaire construction tycoon accused of hunting endangered animals in a wildlife sanctuary, in a case that has sparked public criticism of privileges enjoyed by the country’s rich and well-connected.
Indonesia races to catch tiger alive as villagers threaten to ‘kill the beast’
PEKANBARU, Indonesia — A wildlife conservation agency in Indonesia has deployed two special teams to capture alive a tiger blamed for killing two people this year, amid mounting calls for the animal to be killed. The Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA) in Riau province has been on the trail of the Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris …