This is a special post, and one that I’m excited to share. It’s a Q&A with Dr. Shari Wilcox: Texas Representative at Defenders of Wildlife, and an expert on wild felid (cat) conservation in the United States-Mexico borderlands. Our conversation focuses on a species of cat called the ocelot.
The month-and-a-half since my last update has been an eventful period – not just for me, but for the world.
I’ve just learned that the Chester Zoo, the most visited zoo in the United Kingdom and a major supporter of conservation projects around the world, is in trouble. They’ve been hit hard by COVID-19, and they need our help to survive.
There’s an amazing event taking place on social media right now: Black Birders Week! Organized by #BlackAFinSTEM … Black Birders Week is showcasing the achievements, personalities, and passions of Black nature enthusiasts.
Just as I was wondering if I should continue this blog, I received an awesome message from Anna Hansen of sparpedia.dk! She said that she loves my site, and wanted to feature it in Sparpedia’s list of Top Zoo and Wildlife Blogs of 2020!
Two years ago, a follower recommended a film to me called The World’s Most Wanted Leopard. Produced by South Africa’s Ginkgo Agency, it documents photographer Adrian Steirn’s quest to document a rare Caucasian leopard in Azerbaijan: a small country in Southeastern Europe. The World’s Most Wanted Leopard immediately became one of my favorite wildlife films.
For almost two years, eight cheetah conservationists have been detained in Iran, accused of spying. The researchers have been sentenced, and it is not good.
I have exciting news: The Jaguar and Allies has been named a top 25 wildlife blog.