News tagged with big cats

Zambia lifts ban on safari hunting

Zambia has lifted a 20-month ban on safari hunting because it has lost too much revenue, but lions and leopards will remain protected, the government said Wednesday.

dateAug 27, 2014 in Ecology
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Rescuing backyard tigers

Significantly more tigers are in U.S captivity than are left in the wild. In fact, as many as 10,000 tigers, lions and other endangered big cats are privately owned in the United States, according to the International Fund ...

dateFeb 19, 2014 in Ecology
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India tiger kills four people in 12 days

A wild tiger is believed to have killed four villagers in northern India in 12 days, prompting searches for the big cat and protests from villagers, an official said Thursday.

dateJan 09, 2014 in Ecology
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Doomed deer freed to feed China's elusive tigers

High in the mountains of northeastern China, conservationists looking to preserve the endangered Amur tiger—the world's largest living feline—are releasing deer into the area for the big cats to kill and eat.

dateSep 16, 2013 in Ecology
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