Bobcat populations threatened by extended hunting season despite activist objections

Bobcat populations threatened by extended hunting season despite activist objections

LANSING, Mich. — In the southern Lower Peninsula, hunters and trappers can now shoot bobcats in the fall. Members of the Natural Resource Commission voted 7-0 on Thursday to expand the bobcat season to nine more counties: Muskegon, Montcalm, Gratiot, Saginaw, Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Clinton, and Shiawassee, over the objections of animal activists. Wildcats with […]

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Every year in Virginia, barbaric “killing contests” take place, and they are nothing but tragic and frightening

Every year in Virginia, barbaric “killing contests” take place, and they are nothing but tragic and frightening

While dogfighting and cockfighting are no longer legal in the United States, numerous animal species, such as bobcats, coyotes, crows, foxes, marmots, mountain lions, prairie dogs, rabbits, and raccoons, are nonetheless endangered. Every year, barbaric “Killing contests” take place, and they are nothing but tragic and distressing. They’re essentially competitions to see who can spill […]

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Campaign to save California’s mountain lions raises millions to build one of world’s biggest wildlife bridges

Campaign to save California’s mountain lions raises millions to build one of world’s biggest wildlife bridges

The mountain lions are under threat of extinction from inbreeding because the freeway restricts their ability to roam and broaden their gene pool. The survival of California’s mountain lions is a step closer following renewed fundraising efforts to build one of the world’s biggest wildlife bridges in the state. Spanning the 101 Freeway, it will […]

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Colorado, Idaho make reckless decisions to persecute bobcats, mountain lions and other wildlife

Colorado, Idaho make reckless decisions to persecute bobcats, mountain lions and other wildlife

Each year, trophy hunters and trappers kill around 2,000 of Colorado’s bobcats, either for fun or to sell their furs overseas, usually in Russian and Chinese markets. The animals are hunted down with radio-collared dogs and shot at point-blank range, or they are trapped in cage traps with no protection from the weather nor food […]

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