Tuesday, 2 September 2014
NEWSLINK: Nothing entertaining about losing our big cats
There’s a fun TV show currently running on the National Geographic channel called “Urban Jungle,” in which an intrepid host takes viewers to cities around the world and shows them wild scenes where animals have run amok.
The show chronicles snakes, monkeys, bats, wild dogs, elephants, even leopards on the loose in some of the world’s major urban centers. It’s about wild animals turning up in places very close to home— sometimes in the home—where you’d least expect them to be.
The mountain lion of the Santa Monica Mountains is a good example of a wild animal on the doorstep of man, but sadly, their numbers are disappearing.