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As Tigers Become Rarer, Poachers Are Targeting Lions
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection, wildlife, poaching, lions, tigers )

Cher
- 21 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Growing numbers of wild lions in Africa are slaughtered for their teeth and claws, sought in Asian countries for jewelry.
The Big Cats' Decline Is Understated Making Numbers of Snow Leopards in the Wild Impossible to Determine
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, snow leopards, protection, environment, wildlife )

Cher
- 21 days ago - independent.co.uk
If conservationists across the Himalayas can prove that counting these predators will help villagers more than killing them can, efforts to protect the snow leopard will succeed
Knowsley Safari Park Opens Its 1.4m New Amur Tiger Trail
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, environment, animals, tigers, safari park )

Cher
- 28 days ago - liverpoolecho.co.uk
The 10,000 sq m habitat took over a year to complete and was officially launched by the Earl of Derby today.
Illegal Logging Leaves Borneo Orangutans Homeless
Offbeat  (tags: environment, wildlife, protection, animals )

Cher
- 6 days ago - greenerideal.com
Sungai Putri, a forest on the island Borneo is under threat, as illegal logging continues to occur in the area, despite a moratorium that was enforced by the Indonesian government to prohibit exploitation.
Russian Dogs to Be Captured and Disposed of Before World Cup Begins
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Cher
- 16 days ago - greenerideal.com
With the World Cup set to kick off in under two weeks, Russian officials are doing everything they can to clear the streets of stray dogs, or biological trash as they have previously been called by pest control companies.
Cats Are People Too! June Kittens   video
Offbeat  (tags: June kittens, full grown, adopted-by-now, awesome-pawsome kitty video! )

Barb
- 18 days ago - youtube.com
Kittens Ferlinghetti, Smidge, Slinky and Spunky are all looking for good homes. They are available at Pet Supplies Plus in Niles.
Nobody Messes With Pancake the Kitten   video
Offbeat  (tags: kitten, dogs, protection, adorable video! )

Barb
- 18 days ago - youtube.com
Sugar Tree is Pancake's body guard. And nobody,but nobody, messes with Pancake.
20 Things You Didn't Know About ... Big Cats
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, wildlife, protection, environment )

Cher
- 21 days ago - discovermagazine.com
The tiger is the biggest cat, black panthers are not a species and the real reason two lions became the Man-Eaters of Tsavo.
25 Things You May Not Know About Giraffes
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Barb
- 12 days ago - africageographic.com
With their long necks, beautiful eyes and regal bearing, the giraffe is an awe inspiring creature whose home is on the African plains. Their unique biology gives rise to certain problems not experienced by other animals, and sometimes their
Hit By Poaching and Shrinking Habitats, Genome Sequencing Offers Hope for the Royal Bengal Tiger
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, tigers, Genome sequencing )

Cher
- 18 days ago - india.mongabay.com
The whole genome of the Royal Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris), IndiaâEUR(TM)s national animal, has been decoded for the first time in a bid to understand its natural history and biology as also to shed light on the subspeciesâEUR(TM) ability to adapt to
Mass Killing of More Than 1,000 Hippos Approved By Zambian Government
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Cher
- 14 days ago - greenerideal.com
The Zambian government has approved the culling of 1,000 to 2,000 hippos along the Luangwa River over the next 5 years.
Endangered Sumatran Tigers Fly to Tasmania Zoo in State First
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Cher
- 8 days ago - abc.net.au
Two critically endangered Sumatran tigers are currently on their way to Tasmania to their new home at Tasmania Zoo.
One Dead Whale, 80 Plastic Bags Found in Stomach
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, plastic )

Cher
- 15 days ago - greenerideal.com
A pilot whale, found in a canal in the province of Songkhla, Southern Thailand, died last Friday with 8 kilograms of plastic stuck in its stomach.
H.R. 5697 Series | Part I: The Extinction Crisis
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, environment, extinction, animals )

Cher
- 30 days ago - whistleblowersblog.org
This is a multi-part series on the Whistleblower Protection Blog covering the Wildlife Conservation and Anti-Trafficking Act of 2018.
 

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