A Tiger prince makes an appearance in Ranthambore

During one of our safaris in Ranthambore National Park, we went around an area, where a Tiger was spotted the previous day. But today, we saw a handsome Sambar Deer stag standing at the exact spot where the Tiger was seen. After taking a couple of pictures of the Sambar, we headed towards the small […]

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POLL: Should this Florida zoo offering swims with tiger cubs be closed down?

Thanks to animal activist organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a Florida zoo will likely never be allowed to own tigers again. In October of 2016, PETA sued Dade City’s Wild Things and owners Kathryn and Randall Steares in federal court in Tampa. The organization alleged that DCWT’s practice of allowing the public […]

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A Day in Kabini

On this evening safari in Kabini, we had a lucky sighting of a Bengal Tiger. We first spotted the Tiger sitting in the open near a culvert on the old MM road. As soon as the Tiger realized he was spotted, before we could get our first pictures, he quickly took cover in the thick […]

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POLL: Should the keeping of big cats as pets be banned?

When a Florida private school featured a caged tiger at prom this year, animal rights advocates were aghast. The tiger paced nervously as fire dancers juggled torches outside his cage, surrounded by sparklers and hundreds of Christopher Columbus High School students. “This tiger’s not celebrating. This tiger’s not having a party,” Zoo Miami’s Ron Magill […]

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POLL: Should the use of wild animals in entertainment be banned?

If prom ideas could be graded, this one definitely deserves an “F”. During the “Welcome to the Jungle”-themed Christopher Columbus High School prom in Miami on May 11, live, exotic animals were put on display. These included a lemur, two macaws, an African fennec fox – and a tiger that was rolled out in a […]

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Cambodia’s banteng-eating leopards edge closer to extinction, new study finds

For Cambodia’s last remaining Indochinese leopards (Panthera pardus delacouri), extinction could be just around the corner, a new study has found. The only breeding population of this leopard subspeciesin Cambodia is believed to occur within a large protected area complex in a part of the country called the Eastern Plains Landscape (EPL). But in just […]

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Everyday Extinction: An Instagram Campaign Raising Awareness of Species Extinction

The current rate of biodiversity loss has thrust the world into a sixth extinction event and much of the blame falls on humanity, as does the responsibility for combating the severe losses. Raising public awareness on the rapid extinction of species is one of the most important actions we can take. In response to this […]

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Success! Scotland Bans Wild Animals in Traveling Circuses

Animal advocates are celebrating another major win for animals used in entertainment following news that Scotland has banned wild animals in traveling circuses. This week, the Scottish Parliament passed the Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses (Scotland) Bill, which was introduced on ethical grounds earlier this May by Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Climate Change and […]

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After tragic shooting of escaped tiger, should France ban circus animals?

Within just a few days last month, both Italy and Ireland banned the use of performing animals in circuses on a national level, joining 11 other members of the European Union that have already done so. France, unfortunately, is not one of those countries. A couple of weeks later, an 18-month-old tiger named Mevy escaped […]

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