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South Africans Dressed as Big Cats Return From Successful Expedition to Everest Base Camp
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, raising funds, environment, animals, protection, wildlife )

- 126 days ago -
A team of big cats have recently returned from the Everest Base Camp where they raised awareness for big cats and funds for the Born Free Foundation.
Big Cats Changing Old Routes to Avoid Human Contact
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, tigers, leopards, elephants, corridors, protection, environment, animals, protection, wildlife )

- 137 days ago -
A new study has found that tigers, leopards and elephants may be changing their traditional corridors within forests to avoid man-animal conflict.
Four Lions Taken on 8,000 Mile Trek to Freedom - From Ukrainian Circus to South Africa's Kragga Kamma Game Reserve
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, rescued, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 153 days ago -
Campaigner Lionel De Lange generated £32,000, garnering help from around the globe, to release the big cats into the 14,000 square metres of African bush.
Declawing Lions, Tigers Now Illegal After Indiana Lawsuit Against Vet Who Declawed 12 Big Cats
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, big cats )

- 175 days ago -
It is now illegal in the U.S. to declaw big cats such as lions and tigers after a veterinarian at a southern Indiana facility reached a settlement last week with the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Inc.
PBS Documentary Examines Big Cats' Behaviors
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, behaviors, wildlife, protection, documentary )

- 179 days ago -
If exquisitely shot video of predatory felines in action strikes your fancy, then Super Cats, A Nature Miniseries might be worth your while.
Gujarat Lion Deaths: What Killed 11 Big Cats?
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, lions, death, wildlife, protection, environment )

- 207 days ago -
Forestry officials in India say they are investigating the unusual deaths of 11 Asiatic lions in the western state Gujarat over the last fortnight.
Leopard Takes a Spectacular Tumble From Tree After Losing Its Footing and Swinging By Its Teeth
Offbeat  (tags: leopards, big cats, photos )

- 220 days ago -
This is the moment a determined leopard spectacularly fell from a tree after refusing to let go of its prey that had snagged on a branch.
PETA Seeks to Stop Vet From Treating Big Cats at Charlestown Wildlife Facility
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, suffering, wildlife, protection )

- 222 days ago -
It states that the doctor has acted in violation with the U.S. Endangered Species Act, specifically by declawing several of the Big Cats that are involved in the wildlife facility, medically unnecessary procedures that amputate each digit at the
Photo Story: Health Checks for Ex-Circus Big Cats
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, health, wildlife, protection )

- 231 days ago -
Fourteen ex-circus big cats have undergone a raft of health checks to enable their rescuers Animal Defenders International (ADI) to get the travel permits needed to take them home. Four of the big cats required surgery to repair damage caused
Ed Asner Backs New Sanctuary in Africa to Help Big Cats
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, sanctuary, wildlife, protection )

- 241 days ago -
A celebrity-backed appeal was launched for World Lion Day on Aug. 10 to help Animal Defenders International build a new wildlife sanctuary in South Africa.
Two Sets of Endangered Animals Born at Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, big cats, birth )

- 247 days ago -
It's been a busy but exciting year at the Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation where this summer two highly endangered big cats had their first litters.
How Do You Give a Tiger a Root Canal? You Start By Calling in Reinforcements
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, dental, big cats, wildlife, protection, environment )

- 249 days ago -
Four big cats âEUR" three tigers and a lion âEUR" at the Carolina Tiger Rescue in Pittsboro got much needed dental work this weekend courtesy of the Peter Emily International Veterinary Dental Foundation in Colorado.
South American Circus Cats Heading for New Life in Tampa
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, rescued, wildlife, protection, environment )

- 250 days ago -
Big Cat Rescue in Citrus Park is expecting three tigers that are now in a temporary holding facility in Guatemala. Kimba, Simba, and Max, are all former circus performers now under the care of the activist group Animal Defenders International.
Why the World Needs Big Cats
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, big cats )

- 251 days ago -
Top predators like the Sumatran tiger are crucial for our ecosystems, but their populations are declining because of human action and inaction.

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