Florida panther kitten hit by vehicle needs more rehab By ERIC STAATS http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2012/may/09/florida-panther-kitten-recovers-after-being-hit/ A Florida panther kitten hit by a vehicle and rescued from the side of the road has left a Naples veterinary hospital for further rehabilitation. Read more…
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“If she’s all the way here and she’s from South Dakota, where would we re-release her,” Evans said. “When you release an animal, you risk putting them in another animal’s territory. That could be bad news.” She could have been released in suitable habitat in Oklahoma. The Ouachita National Forest in the southeastern part of [...]
Females are the key to recovery of cougars east of the Rockies. Dispersing males alone cannot create a population. The problem is that females generally don’t travel far from their mothers’ home range to set up home ranges of their own. A mother may even share part of her own home range with a daughter. [...]
Ohio is noted for its lax regulations regarding private ownership of big cats. A cougar should not be in a petting zoo. http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20100808/news01/8080322/1002/cougar-found–returned-to-danville-petting-zoo Mansfield NewJournal Cougar found, returned to Danville petting zoo DANVILLE — A cougar that escaped from its pen at a petting zoo Thursday night in Danville was found and returned late Friday. [...]
Arizona Daily Star, March 29, 2009 Did jaguar Macho B have to die? Phoenix Zoo may have moved too fast to euthanize him, UA pathologist says By Tony Davis Macho B may not have had chronic kidney failure after all. Tissue samples from the last known wild jaguar in the United States showed no sign [...]