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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Coronavirus outrage: How traders peddle ‘tiger bone, bear bile and rhino horn’ as cure

Coronavirus outrage: How traders peddle ‘tiger bone, bear bile and rhino horn’ as cure

The coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 2.4 million people worldwide since the first cases were announced in early December. Medical experts across the globe are working tirelessly to develop a vaccine that can halt COVID-19 in its tracks. But in China and other southeast Asian countries there have been reports of countless crooks trying to capitalise on the deadly […]

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Photos of wild tiger cubs in Thailand rekindles hope for species

Photos of wild tiger cubs in Thailand rekindles hope for species

Camera traps in eastern Thailand’s Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai (DPKY) forest complex have yielded photos of tiger cubs, providing long-awaited evidence that the big cat is breeding in this part of Southeast Asia. Conservationists conducted the camera-trap survey in the Thap Lan-Pang Sida Tiger Conservation Landscape (TCL) of DPKY, where recent reports suggest a small, but […]

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