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Australia: Tasmanian Tiger 'Sighting' Proves It Is Not Extinct
Offbeat  (tags: Tasmanian Tiger, Australia, sighting, video, good news )

Scooby
- 1410 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
A Tasmanian tiger hunter has said he believes the carnivorous marsupial isn't extinct after all - it's actually roaming across mainland Australia.
Endangered Leopard Snapped in NE China
Offbeat  (tags: amur leopard, researchers, photographs, endangered big cat, sighting, photographed china )

Simone
- 2779 days ago - china.org.cn
Two clear photos of the endangered amur leopard were recently taken in a forest in northeast China's Jilin Province, marking the first time for China's professional researchers to get photos of the rare animal since 1949,
What Are Those Big Cats U.S. Troops Are Seeing Around Kandahar?
Offbeat  (tags: controversy, american soldiers, sighting, big cats, cougars, kandahar )

Simone
- 2812 days ago - stripes.com
Recently, about a dozen troops in Kandahar province have glimpsed large cats that resemble cougars or jaguars, even though their Afghan counterparts say no such cats live in the area.
Eureka! A Golden Cat Sighting (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: african golden cat, sightings, special, endangered cat, video, sighting )

Simone
- 2812 days ago - globalanimal.org
Recently, a conservation group working in a Gabon forest got the opportunity to see an elusive African golden cat. These timid felines have been able to largely avoid human contact over the years as they tend to live in dense forests.
SNOW LEOPARD REVISITED: Retracing the Route of a Biological, Spiritual Quest
Offbeat  (tags: nepal snow leopards, sighting, spiritural journeys, wildife, nature )

Simone
- 2850 days ago - gjsentinel.com
It's a beautiful account of Matthiessen's quest to see a remote corner of the world and the snow leopard that lived there, while simultaneously exploring the spiritual questions rattling around his own mind.
Whale Reunited With Rescuers
Offbeat  (tags: rescuers, 10 years ago, whale rescued, sighting, safe, well )

Simone
- 3099 days ago - zoenature.org
Ten years ago, in November 2000, a large humpback whale was found stranded on a beach near Ubatuba, Brazil, clinging to life in the crashing surf. A team of biologists, firefighters, fishermen and other volunteers worked for 12 hours to return her
Cameras Catch Wildlife at Bobcat Ridge, Often After Humans Have Gone
Offbeat  (tags: wild animals, unusual, black coloured red gox, sighting, bobcat ridge )

Simone
- 3125 days ago - coloradoan.com
Ever seen bighorn sheep at Bobcat Ridge Natural Areas near Masonville? How about a mountain lion, black bear, wild turkey, elk, black colored red fox or even the animal after which the city of Fort Collins-managed property was named?
A Howling Success: Encounters With Yellowstone's Wolves
Offbeat  (tags: yellowstone wolves, journey, sighting, beatutiful, endangered )

Simone
- 3127 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The first wolf howl is special. It certainly makes you look up. I won't claim that it made the hair stand up on the back of my neck. I will say it was eerie and beautiful and utterly unforgettable. A second howl came, and maybe a third.
Lost Panther Visits the Wrong German Town-
Offbeat  (tags: sighting, black panther, hunters, town, survival, conservation, mystery )

Simone
- 3130 days ago - animals.change.org
When officials in Koblenz, Germany, first heard about sightings of a mystery animal roaming the hills, described as a big black cat, they dismissed it as a myth, the town's very own Big Foot. When the reports didn't go away, local officials decided on a
Saola Caught Alive in Laos, First Sighting for 11 Years
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, rare, sighting )

Cher
- 3171 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
For the first time in more than ten years, there has been a confirmed sighting of one of the rarest and most enigmatic animals in the world, the Saola (Pseudoryx nghetinhensis) from the Annamite Mountains of Laos and Vietnam.
Pictures: "Lost" Deer, Rare Cuckoo Caught in Camera Traps
Offbeat  (tags: wild aniamls, endangered animals, sighting, photos, pictures, camera traps )

Simone
- 3191 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A Sumatran tiger faces a camera trap head on in Kerinci Seblat National Park, on the Indonesian island of Sumatra (see map), in a May 2007 photo. One of the last havens for the Sumatran tiger--listed as critically endangered by the International
1st Grey Whale in 100 Years Spotted in Howe Sound
Offbeat  (tags: exicitng, sighting, grey whale, seen, howe sound, 100 years )

Simone
- 3306 days ago - cbc.ca
A grey whale spotted feeding in Howe Sound north of Vancouver in recent days is a sign that efforts to restore the area's natural ecosystem are working, according to the chief of the Squamish First Nation
Clouded Leopard Caught on Camera
Offbeat  (tags: researcher, clouded leopard, sighting, camera, photograph, indonesia )

Simone
- 3327 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Researcher in Indonesia captures rare photograph of tree-dwelling clouded leopard on the ground
The Skyline, Where Eagles Roam
Offbeat  (tags: bald eagles, sighting, wildlife, nesting, new york, skyline, wild animals )

Simone
- 3357 days ago - nytimes.com
Most strikingly, perhaps, bald eagles -- those powerful symbols of American strength and solitude -- have been making forays into Manhattan, that isle of iniquity off America's eastern shore. They make their winter nests up the Hudson River, then
Slavonian Grebe Spotted at Worcestershire Reserve
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, birds, sighting, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 3369 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
A Slavonian grebe has spent two days at Worcestershire Wildlife Trusts' Feckenham Wylde Moorreserve, four and a half miles south of Redditch. The bird, one of approximately 800 in the UK, is normally found on the coast at this time of year
 

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