Spotlight Russia: Amur tigers in rehab begin their ‘transformation’

Oct 28 2013
Spotlight Russia: Amur tigers in rehab begin their ‘transformation’

Entering their 11th month in rehabilitation, Borya, Kuzya and Ustin, no longer small cubs, start their transformation.

Come fall and winter months, an Amur tigers' physiology changes significantly. They start accumulating fat they change coats and their daily activity patterns change.

Now our tiger cubs move around their enclosures both at night and during the day.

Each evening the cubs watch each other.

津巴布韦上演大象大屠杀

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Oct 25 2013
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IFAW – Zimbabwe Elephant Massacre a Cruel Tragedy
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        在非洲最主要的野生动物保护区之一——津巴布韦万基国家公园(Hwange National Park)内,多达350头非洲象因象牙盗猎而遭到毒杀。

        盗猎者向水塘和自然盐渍地投放氰化物,将大象毒死。动物中毒后在极度痛苦中死去,此外,也有不少食肉动物因食用被毒杀的大象尸体而中毒死亡。

        “杀害大象的手段残忍至极,令人难以想象。”国际爱护动物基金会(International Fund for Animal Welfare,简称IFAW,www.ifaw.org.cn)大象保护项目主任Jason Bell说:“大象以及无数遭牵连的野生动物,都因象牙贸易而在巨大的痛苦中死去。”

        目前已有5人被捕,其中2人上周被省级地方法院判处15年监禁,进行劳动改造。

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南非开普敦
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张琦 (IFAW中国办公室)
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IFAW - les éléphants du Zimbabwe victimes d'une terrible tragédie

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Oct 25 2013
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On estime désormais à pas moins de 350 le nombre d'éléphants morts empoisonnés pour leur ivoire dans le parc national Hwange, au Zimbabwe, l'une des principales zones de conservation d'Afrique.

Les pachydermes sont morts après avoir ingéré le cyanure déposé par des braconniers dans divers points d'eau et sur des blocs de sels à lécher naturels. Ils ont donc péri dans d'atroces souffrances, tandis qu'un nombre inconnu d'autres prédateurs sont également morts après s'être nourris des carcasses.

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Le Cap, Afrique du sud
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Christina Pretorius (IFAW Southern Africa)
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Zeker 350 olifanten vergiftigd in Zimbabwe

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Oct 28 2013
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Niet 100, maar zeker 350 olifanten zijn eind juli met cyanide vergiftigd voor hun ivoor. Dat blijkt uit luchtpatrouilles die onlangs zijn gemaakt over het Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, één van de belangrijkste reservaten van Afrika.

De olifanten stierven een pijnlijke dood nadat stropers het water in de drinkplaatsen met cyanide hadden vergiftigd. Niet alleen olifanten werden overigens slachtoffer van de strooppartij. Ook diverse roofdieren die van de olifantenkarkassen aten, hebben het zeer waarschijnlijk niet overleefd.

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Rob Schaap (IFAW NL)
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Red Rose Tea is indeed “good tea” for animals

Oct 25 2013
Red rose is indeed “good tea” for animals

Red Rose Tea supports the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s mission to rescue and protect animals around the world.

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KEEP CALM AND DRINK RED ROSE: Red Rose Tea has partnered with IFAW!I am from a long line of tea drinkers and afternoon tea in my family is something of a tradition.

HAPPY VIDEO: vet feeds apple sauce to Wimmilee wildfire victim, Patricia the possum

Oct 25 2013

The fires in the Blue Mountains have been devastating to people, properties, animals and wildlife. IFAW spoke to Robert Johnson, who runs South Penrith Veterinary Clinic and AVA’s wildlife spokesperson who gave us an update on the situation in the Blue Mountains. -- JS

IFAW – Zimbabwe Elephant Massacre a Cruel Tragedy

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Oct 25 2013
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As many as 350 elephants are now believed to have been poisoned to death for their ivory in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe, one of Africa’s premier conservation areas.

The elephants were poisoned when poachers laced waterholes and natural salt licks with cyanide. The animals would have died in agony, and untold numbers of other predators would also have died following scavenging on the carcasses.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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Christina Pretorius (IFAW Southern Africa)
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WCD and IFAW-WTI train and equip Bhutan’s forest rangers for tiger protection

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Oct 22 2013
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WCD and IFAW-WTI train and equip Bhutan’s forest rangers for tiger protection

The Wildlife Conservation Division of Bhutan along with the International Fund for Animal Welfare – Wildlife Trust of India (IFAW-WTI) have launched a month-long training for around 450 forest rangers for effective wildlife crime prevention in the landlocked country.

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Thimphu (Bhutan)
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Michael Booth (IFAW HQ)
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1 508 744 2076
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Workshop on Shark Conservation in Yemen

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Oct 25 2013
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Yemen Environment Protection Authority (EPA) and International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) with kind support from the CMS Secretariat organized specialized training on prevention of wildlife trafficking on sharks and other CITES listed marine species. The training took place in Al-Mukalla city, Yemen, October 21-24, 2013.

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Dubai, UAE
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Maha Oda (IFAW Middle East and North Africa)
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