Leopards Threatened by Extinction Too

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You don't hear much about leopards. Tags: India leopard endangered species Tigers are the ones getting most of the attention. But they are seriously threatened by extinction too. This article says India is losing more than one a day.

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. Tags: leopard russia While I think the gesture is nice, it appears to be more of a publicity stunt to head off environmental criticism of the 2014 Olympic Games construction. "We We are standing here and admiring your animals.

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Miracle Babies; Pandas and Leopards

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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. Nat Geo WILD takes viewers around the world to follow dedicated people working to save Nature’s Miracle Babies – often the last hope for critically vulnerable species.

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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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.

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.

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. 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. The raid took place on the day an amendment to the law controlling illegal trade in endangered species came into effect.

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. Big 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!

Cause an Uproar

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Everything from lions in Kenya to snow leopards in the Himalaya, the big cats all need our help. Like so many of you, we love the majestic big cats in the world. So of course we wanted to help spread the word about the Cause an Uproar initiative. Big cats in the world need our help.

ZooBorns Cats!

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

Emmylou Harris on Dogtown tonight!

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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. 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. Theresa, an abandoned pit bull, has a mysterious mass in her belly.

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? We love Halloween at our house, so we were very excited to hear about this great way to help big cats this year! The Trick-or-Treat for Big Cats initiative, from National Geographic, combines a fun activity kids love with the opportunity to learn more about and make a difference in the environment. Did you know that lions, tigers and other felines are vanishing at an alarming rate?

DOGTOWN: THE ROAD HOME

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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. Have you been watching this season of DogTown? If you haven’t, I would encourage you to do so. 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.