http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/publications/rss.xml/125/19 en Orphan tigress Filippa learning to hide food from scavengers http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/orphan-tigress-filippa-learning-hide-food-scavengers <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/tigers/ekaterina-blidchenko">Ekaterina Blidchenko</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 05/25/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Scientists are observing interesting interspecies relations in Filippa’s enclosure." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_25_16_filippa.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Scientists are observing interesting interspecies relations in Filippa’s enclosure." />Interspecies relationships can be one of the most interesting aspects of animal behaviour, especially those between predator and prey.</p> <p>For instance, a deer is not always on high alert when predators are near; in fact, it may graze calmly if the predator is not demonstrating hunting behaviour.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/orphan-tigress-filippa-learning-hide-food-scavengers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Tigers Filippa orphan rehabilitate rescue russia Tiger tigeress Wed, 25 May 2016 16:33:08 +0000 Ekaterina Blidchenko 107633 at http://www.ifaw.org Endangered Species Day: A call to champion animals http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/endangered-species-day-call-champion-animals <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/wildlife-trade/azzedine-downes">Azzedine Downes</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 05/20/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Much progress has been made in the last year to protect the endangered African Lion. PHOTO: © IFAW/B. Hollweg" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_20_16_endangered_species_day.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Much progress has been made in the last year to protect the endangered African Lion. PHOTO: © IFAW/B. Hollweg" />Perhaps it seems a little ironic that we celebrate Endangered Species Day, as the fact that so many animals are endangered in our world is universally tragic.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/endangered-species-day-call-champion-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers Africa America endangered animals Endangered Species Act lions pangolin species USA Fri, 20 May 2016 14:17:31 +0000 Azzedine Downes 107611 at http://www.ifaw.org Meredith Whitney http://www.ifaw.org/australia/about-us/conservation/meredith-whitney <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Wildlife Rescue Program Officer </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>As Wildlife Rescue Program Officer, Meredith focuses on improving capacity of big cat sanctuaries and ending private ownership of big cats in the US; supporting international wildlife rescue, rehabilitation and release programs; and investigating welfare issues for wildlife in illegal trade.</p> <p>Meredith has performed conservation field work in the US and abroad, working to rescue frogs in Panama, document rare turtle populations in Maryland; and to collect data on crocodile populations in Costa Rica.</p> <p><strong>Background</strong></p> </div><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-staff-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_staff_image" width="220" height="285" title="Meredith Whitney" alt="Meredith Whitney" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Headshot_24.jpg?1461357202" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Authored On:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 04/22/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/about-us/conservation/meredith-whitney" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Tigers Wildlife trade Staff Big Cats Tigers Turtles Fri, 22 Apr 2016 20:37:28 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 107322 at http://www.ifaw.org Rehabilitating Amur tiger orphan named Filippa http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/rehabilitating-amur-tiger-orphan-named-filippa <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/tigers/ekaterina-blidchenko">Ekaterina Blidchenko</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 04/15/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/slSptF4XsO8" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/watch-amur-tiger-cub-admitted-rehabilitation-center-improving" target="_blank">An orphaned female tiger cub found in the Russian Far East, and now rehabilitating at PRNCO &ldquo;Tiger Center&rdquo;</a>, has been given a name.</p> <p>The then four-month-old cub was first found in a backyard of a private house near the village of Filippovka, Khasansky District, Primorsky Krai.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-1" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/slSptF4XsO8?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/rehabilitating-amur-tiger-orphan-named-filippa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Tigers Tigers Amur tiger Big Cat Filippa orphan russia Tiger Video Thu, 14 Apr 2016 21:25:17 +0000 Ekaterina Blidchenko 107268 at http://www.ifaw.org VICTORY: Federal agencies announce long-awaited protections for captive big cats http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/victory-federal-agencies-announce-long-awaited-protections-captive-big-cats <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/wildlife-trade/carson-barylak">Carson Barylak</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 04/05/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Two recent US federal agency decisions will help both big cats and the public." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_05_16_cubhandling.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Two recent US federal agency decisions will help both big cats and the public." />Two recent US federal agency decisions bring promise for improving the welfare of big cats in the US and restricting the trade in these imperiled species.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/victory-federal-agencies-announce-long-awaited-protections-captive-big-cats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Political advocacy Big Cats Tigers cubs cute handling lions the US Department of Agriculture This week tigers US Fish and Wildlife Service Tue, 05 Apr 2016 20:54:09 +0000 Carson Barylak 107167 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW brings together unlikely suspects to fight wildlife crime http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-brings-together-unlikely-suspects-fight-wildlife-crime <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 03/11/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="199" title="IFAW brings together unlikely suspects to fight wildlife crime" alt="IFAW brings together unlikely suspects to fight wildlife crime" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/black_Rhino_300px_0.jpg?1458305281" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>As part of its tenBoma initiative, the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> (IFAW) sponsored a Congressional Forum to examine&nbsp;concrete intelligence-driven approaches to dismantle criminal networks involved in the illicit killing and&nbsp;trafficking of protected animal species.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/ifaw-brings-together-unlikely-suspects-fight-wildlife-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers elephants endangered wildlife protected animals rhinos tenBoma wildlife trafficking Fri, 18 Mar 2016 12:48:33 +0000 adintino 107030 at http://www.ifaw.org