A cat-related story is sweeping the internet, and it involves a country that you might not think of as being home to big cats: Turkey. A rare subspecies of leopard that was considered extinct in Turkey for 45 years has just been filmed there.
The environmental news outlet Mongabay recently published a fascinating article about jaguars. It features, shockingly, good news regarding conservation. Written by journalist Sarah Brown the article, details how conservationists are using tourism and education to help reduce illegal killings of jaguars in the Brazilian Pantanal.
A new study has just included jaguars as one of the 20 most important large mammals to restore.
As you may recall, the Center for Biological Diversity recently petitioned the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to reintroduce jaguars to the U.S. They’ve now released a list of frequently-asked questions (FAQs) to accompany their petition.
Happy New Year! Now that the forced holiday cheer is out of the way, it’s time to get down to business. By “business,” I mean an announcement that is likely of zero consequence to your lives.
Well well, look who’s writing another update. Remember when I swore, in a fit of poverty-induced rage, that I’d never blog again? Guess how well that’s going?
I woke up today and found out that it was Christmas. This was a considerable letdown, because it meant that I was obliged to write a holiday-themed post full of snowy felines. Rather than give you pictures of warm-climate cats in the snow, however, I decided to focus on a species that lives in some of the coldest regions of our planet: the lynx.
P-22, the mountain lion (Puma concolor) who served as an ambassador for urban wildlife, was euthanized by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife on December 17, 2022.