The cat’s whiskers: new way of counting lions could boost conservation efforts

The cat’s whiskers: new way of counting lions could boost conservation efforts

From widescreen high-definition wildlife documentaries to food brands, royal crests, sporting teams and Disney movies, the lion is one of the most appropriated and revered animals on the planet. But this reverence sits in contrast to the falling numbers of the living, breathing muscular cats in Africa. In recent years, scientists have discovered a major […]

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Petition: Seven More Big Cats Test Positive for COVID-19 but Don’t Worry Animals Can’t Transmit the Virus to Humans

Petition: Seven More Big Cats Test Positive for COVID-19 but Don’t Worry Animals Can’t Transmit the Virus to Humans

Seven more big cats at the Bronx Zoo have tested positive for coronavirus. This follows the announcement earlier in the month that a tiger at the zoo had tested positive. Four tigers and three African lions have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the zoo. Nadia, the four-year-old Malayan tiger, was the first diagnosis at […]

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Petitions: Poachers in India Continue Killing Animals Despite Lockdowns

Petitions: Poachers in India Continue Killing Animals Despite Lockdowns

With humans on lockdown, there have been some victories for nature and animals. For instance, pollution has decreased and animals are living life more freely. Animals have been seen roaming and exploring without the interference of too many humans. However, even with lockdowns and businesses closed down and people staying home, there are still humans […]

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Trump Administration Grants First Trophy Import Permit for Tanzanian Lion

Trump Administration Grants First Trophy Import Permit for Tanzanian Lion

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration has authorized a U.S. hunter to import a lion trophy from Tanzania — the first allowed from that country since lions were given protection under the U.S. Endangered Species Act in January 2016. A Florida man received permission to import the lion’s skin, skull, claws and teeth, according to U.S. Fish […]

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