Tuesday, 30 June 2020

Letter: Does revenge by ranchers justify killing of jaguars?

Letter: Does revenge by ranchers justify killing of jaguars?
... retaliatory action taken by one person against another person that has harmed them in some way. Not a rancher who kills a big cat for killing his cow ...


ZIMBABWE: Old man fined for killing leopard

78-year-old villager fined US$20k for killing leopard
Amos Moyo of Thuthukani village on the edge of Hwange National Park used an axe to finish off the marauding big cat that had been caught by a trap ...


INDIA: Leopard attack

Shepherd has narrow escape in leopard attack
The leopard took away a two-year old sheep but as people gave chase the big cat left the dead sheep and escaped into the Walayar forests.

ALBANIA: Threat to last Balkan lynxes

In Albania, the Balkans' Last Lynxes at the Mercy of Poaching
Because this big cat with a spotted coat and almond-shaped eyes is a ... critically endangered in the wild by the International Union for Conservation of ...


USA, CALIFORNIA: Monrovia puma report

Monrovia residents urged to be cautious after mountain lion sightings in neighborhood
He said he was walking his dogs when he observed the big cat less than two hours later. A warden from the California Department of Fish and Game ...


PALAEONTOLOGY: Sabre toothed cats

Saber-toothed what? This prehistoric marsupial with monster teeth was much weirder than any big ...
... prehistoric marsupial with monster teeth was much weirder than any big cat ... birds (some even called "terror birds") along with saber-toothed cats.


INDIA: Four-year-old boy injured by leopard

Four-year-old boy injured in leopard attack
"The big cat disappeared from the spot after the villagers, who were near the boy, started shouting. The boy was immediately rushed to the civil ...