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.

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.

Big Cat Week day 2

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Tonight’s episode, Leopard Queen, Premieres Tuesday, December 7, at 9PM ET/PT. Filmmaker John Varty, who filmed a wild female leopard for 17 years, opens an extraordinary window into the lives of Africa’s most secretive big cat. Leopard Queen follows the life of “Manana,” a wild leopard whose territory spans the heart of the Londolozi Game Reserve in South Africa. Video “Leopard Kittens!” – This is the cutest surprise ever! As promised, another sneak peak!

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. Afghanistan, one of the most dangerous places on earth, is also home to a population of endangered and elusive snow leopards. Snow Leopard of Afghanistan: Boone’s Mission.

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Big Cat Week on Nat Geo Wild

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Here is a sneak peek from the show Return of the Clouded Leopards. Two very rare six-week-old clouded leopard cubs are rescued from poachers, but will they learn how to be wild so they can live on their own? The big cats of the world need our help. Did you know that there are more tigers living in captivity than there are in the wild? The second annual Big Cat Week will air this Sunday, December 11th through December 17th on Nat Geo WILD.

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Unlikely Animal Friends 2

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You will be introduced to several unlikely friendships, from a leopard and golden retriever, to polar bears and Canadian Eskimo dogs (and more)! Set your DVRs for this fun and fascinating show from the National Geographic Chanel!

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!

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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. Then we’ll meet two of Thailand’s killer cats: the rare clouded leopard, a flamboyant feline with a taste for treetops and hunting in little or no light; and the fishing cat, known for hunting in the water. Tonight! Monday, July 11 at 10PM ET/PT on Nat Geo WILD! Africa’s big cats are among the most iconic predators.

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. They are disappearing quickly due to habitat loss as well as conflict with humans.

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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? 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?

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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.

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!: The Newest, Cutest Kittens and Cubs from the World’s Zoos delivers on what it’s title promises, they really are the cutest kittens and cubs. This book would make the perfect gift for the cat lover in your life. Each page features color photos of rare kittens and cubs from around the globe.

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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.

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