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A Rare Face-to-Face Encounter With the Elusive Florida Panther
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, photos, environment, protection )

- 20 hours ago -
After years trekking in FloridaâEUR(TM)s wild places, a photographer gets to look a panther in the eye.
Pet Lion Cub Kept in Tiny Cage and Beaten Finally Knows Freedom
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife, protection, lion, released )

- 1 day ago -
A lion cub rescued from a life of abuse and confinement in a Paris apartment last October stepped foot onto grass for the first time in his life this week. After months of preparation and fundraising, Born Free released King into his spacious new
Why Is This Man Traveling The World On A Bamboo Bike?
Offbeat  (tags: BBC, World Travels, Bamboo Bike, Video, Nagaland, culture, environment, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, unusual, video )

- 1 day ago -
Where is Nagaland? Why is this man traveling the world on a Bamboo Bike? Answers contained in BBC video on site. I sure wish I had a bamboo bike... I know it has to be light weight and durable. Please note, comment, and forward.
Gary Hume, Kiki Smith, and Other Artists Are Designing Tibetan-Style Rugs to Raise Money for Endangered Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, rugs, art )

- 2 days ago -
There are fewer surviving Tibetan tiger rugs than there are real tigers in the wild, but a group of leading contemporary artists are designing new versions inspired by the 19th-century originals in order to help save the endangered big cats.
Are There Really Panthers Roaming The Australian Bush? The Story Behind The Urban Legend
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, sightings, Australian bush, wildlife, environment )

- 2 days ago -
imagine instead that youâEUR(TM)re out in your backyard, hanging washing, and something comes out of the bush. Some kind of animal on four legs; fairly large, dark in colour and moving furtively. Maybe you get a photo, or find a footprint later in the dirt,
Taking Care Of The Big Cats, This Bihar Sanctuary Has Tripled Tiger Numbers In Just 10 Years
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, reserves )

- 2 days ago -
The 900sqkm reserve has scripted a remarkable success story in tiger conservation. In the 1980s and 1990s, the forest, then looked after by the Bihar government, was full of people and machines engaged in pebble mining.
Big Cats Are Worshipped in 20 Shrines in Mumbai Forests
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, shrines, wildlife, protection, environment )

- 3 days ago -
These shrines are mostly in areas around Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary and Vasai, says recently published study.
The Stampede Needs to Stop Allowing Others to Exploit Wild Animals as Entertainment
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 4 days ago -
This year's version of animal exploitation at the Stampede featured a grizzly bear trained to do the kind of demeaning tricks that last year's tiger show showcased.
155 Cheetals Shifted to Nauradehi, 900 More to Be Translocated After Monsoon
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 4 days ago -
Ambitious to make the tiger re-introduction project successful at Nauradehi Wildlife Sanctuary, the Forest Department has translocated 155 Spotted Deer (cheetals) successfully.
Hearing on Shifting of Big Cats From Ranthambore on July 11
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers )

- 5 days ago -
While the writ petition is pending the government recently gave the green signal for the shifting of two tigresses
Jumbo Space for Big Cats in Nilgiri Hills
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife, protection, tigers )

- 5 days ago -
In a move aimed to provide breathing space to big cats and safe corridors for elephants from Western Ghats to Eastern Ghats and vice-versa, the Union Environment Ministry has issued a draft notification declaring 438 sq km of area around the Mudumalai
9 Human-Animal Conflicts Every Day in Bandipore, Nagarhole National Park
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, humans )

- 6 days ago -
In the last three years, Bandipore National Park and Nagarhole National Park in Karnataka have recorded 10,000 instances of human-animal conflict, shows data from the Wild Seve programme by an international wildlife non-profit,
Circus Elephant Nearly Crushes Audience After Being Pushed By Two Others
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife, suffering )

- 7 days ago -
A circus elephant performing in Germany nearly crushed audience members when two others pushed her into the audience last week.
Federal Agency Encourages Killing Of Endangered Red Wolves
Offbeat  (tags: wolves, endangered, killing, wildlife, environment )

- 7 days ago -
TrumpâEUR(TM)s Fish and Wildlife Service is working to kill off the three dozen or so struggling red wolves that remain in the wild by shrinking their territory in eastern North Carolina to about 12% of the 1.7 million acres they now have and letting land
Tiger Earns His Stripes as Cubs Bring New Hope
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, protection, birth, environment, wildlife )

- 8 days ago -
Besides managing the EEP for Amur tigers, ZSL (Zoological Society of London) is involved in conserving numbers in RussiaâEUR(TM)s Lazovsky and Zov Tigra reserves.

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