Russians Introducing Leopards Back to Caucusus

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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was on hand when two leopards were released into the Caucasus. We are standing here and admiring your animals. Glorious animals, very beautiful," Putin, surrounded by International Olympic Committee members, told Berdymukhamedov by telephone as he stood by the cage in the Sochi national park. Tags: leopard russia

Miracle Babies; Pandas and Leopards

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Each animal they raise to adulthood is a step away from extinction, with the ultimate challenge to return them to the wild. Miracle Babies: Leopard Love. The rarest big cat on earth, the Amur leopard, is on the brink of disappearing forever. A wonderful new series on Nat Geo WILD this Tuesday, September 13th and Wednesday, September 14.

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Animals Managing to Survive in Afghanistan

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afghanistan snow leopard war wildlifeApparently, wildlife in Afghanistan is managing to survive despite the horrors of war and violence. The stupid video won't embed, so here's the link to the web page. It's from Time Magazine.

Unlikely Animal Friends 2

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Unlikely Animal Friends 2 premieres Friday, January 7, 2010, at 9:00 PM ET/PT. You will be introduced to several unlikely friendships, from a leopard and golden retriever, to polar bears and Canadian Eskimo dogs (and more)!

Big Cat Week 2012 Starts Sunday!

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From Cougars, tigers, cheetahs, jaguars, and snow leopards and more, it’s a great time to learn more about these amazing cats! Tune in Sunday to watch the first ever capture and release of an endangered snow leopard in Afghanistan! Snow Leopard of Afghanistan.

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Big Cat Week on Nat Geo Wild

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This is not only a great television event, Nat Geo WILD’s Big Cat Week is an extension of National Geographic’s Big Cats Initiative (BCI), a long-term commitment to halt the decline of these iconic animals in the wild. Here is a sneak peek from the show Return of the Clouded Leopards.

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Big Cat Week!

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Tonight’s premiere episode, Big Cat Odyssey , follows lions and leopards through Africa’s harshest climatic extremes. Leopards creep from the bushes to hunt and retreat into the trees before falling prey to larger killers. people helping animals tvBig Cat Week starts tonight on Nat Geo WILD! Are you ready? The seven-night television event features visually stunning and powerfully resonant stories of nature’s fiercest felines!

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Central London Shop Raided for Illegal Wildlife Products

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Detectives seized 200 products believed to be made from endangered animals including musk deer, leopards and tigers. The regulations closed a legal loophole which enabled traders to pretend animal products came from countries with lower levels of protection. Not surprisingly, they raided a shop selling Chinese traditional medicines. From the Telegraph. The store in Lisle Street, at the heart of London's Chinatown, specialises in traditional Asian medicine.

ZooBorns Cats!

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Enjoy photos of leopards, tigers, and even lynxes and ocelots! books cute animalsGet ready to break your “cuteometer” because this little book is packed with adorable baby cats! ZooBorns Cats!:

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Deadly 60: Big Cat Battleground

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Steve dons a camouflage suit for a once-in-a-lifetime experience that gets him closer to a wild leopard than he ever hoped. Tonight! Monday, July 11 at 10PM ET/PT on Nat Geo WILD! Africa’s big cats are among the most iconic predators.

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Trick or Treat for Big Cats

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Did you know that the Amur leopard is one of the most endangered animals in the world? It would be a shame to live in a world without these majestic animals. By taking part in the Trick-or-Treat for Big Cats program, kids can “Cause An Uproar” by collecting change with their candy to save these incredible animals. We love Halloween at our house, so we were very excited to hear about this great way to help big cats this year!

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Emmylou Harris on Dogtown tonight!

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Music star Emmylou Harris calls for help with a vicious shepherd mix named Gunnar, leaving animal behavior specialist Sherry Woodard only a few days to come up with a plan to overcome his aggression. The unlikely combination of boisterous trainer John Garcia and painfully shy Little Girl proves rewarding for both, as John teaches the Catahoula leopard dog mix to trust the world — one person at a time.

DOGTOWN: THE ROAD HOME

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It’s such an inspiring show, with people who are doing amazing work on behalf of homeless animals. DogTown is the name of an area of Best Friends Animal Society in Angel Canyon, Utah. Little Girl, a Catahoula leopard dog mix, is given a second chance and learns to overcome her fears with help from John Garcia, in hopes that she will be adopted. DOGTOWN: THE ROAD HOME originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on January 28, 2010.

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