Wednesday, 22 May 2013

NEWSLINK: US aims to ban private big cat ownership

US aims to ban private big cat ownership
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"No matter how many times people try, big cats such as lions, tigers and cheetahs are impossible to domesticate for personal possession," McKeon said in a statement. The law would exempt certified zoos, wildlife sanctuaries and - in a change from a ...
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IFAW Urges Congress to ban the private possession and breeding of big cats
PR Newswire (press release)
WASHINGTON, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Representatives Howard "Buck" McKeon (R-CA) and Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) today introduced (H.R.1998) the Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act. The bill, spearheaded by IFAW and ...
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IFAW, Lawmakers Push Bill Protecting Big Cats
RedOrbit
One of the many idiosyncrasies of humanity is our desire to domesticate otherwise wild animals and keep them around as pets. This has generally worked out well for us in regards to small birds, cats, dogs and fish. There are those, however, who push ...
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