Een onwelkome gast met grote slagtanden kan nooit een goed teken zijn

Lu, 03/25/2013
Er was niet veel van het hoofdgebouw over nadat de olifant tekeer ging

Er was niet veel van het hoofdgebouw over nadat de olifant tekeer ging

Het IFAW prijst zich gelukkig met het getalenteerde personeel wereldwijd. Sommigen werken in één van de 15 kantoren, maar vele anderen werken in het veld, ver weg van de beschaving en dichtbij de dieren die we beschermen.

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More questions for Minister Burke on exploration of whale hotspot off Kangaroo Island

Lu, 03/25/2013
Image source: Wikimedia

Regular readers will recall we celebrated a temporary reprieve for the whales of Kangaroo Island back at the start of the year, when Environment Minister, Tony Burke, decided Bight Petroleum’s application to conduct deafening seismic testing in this whale hotspot needed further assessment.

Rhetoric on wildlife crime welcome, Government must now follow up with action

Ma, 03/26/2013
Rhetoric on wildlife crime welcome, Government must now follow up with action

Words won’t bring an end to illegal wildlife trade.The UK Government’s response to the parliamentary Environmental Audit Committee’s report on wildlife crime has been published, and while it talks a good talk on the importance of tackling wildlife crime, it is yet to back this up with action at home.

Our new iPad app helps answer the question: what drives trade in elephant ivory?

Ma, 03/26/2013
Our new iPad app helps answer the question: what drives trade in elephant ivory?

Our new iPad app helps answer the question: what drives trade in elephant ivory?In the 1970s the African elephant population was estimated to be around 1.3 million individuals. In the last census conducted in 2007, it was estimated there are between 472,000 to 690,000 African elephants. In Asia there are no more that 52,000. 

Koester elke Amboseli-olifant om het inzicht dat ze ons geven

Je, 03/21/2013
Eloise doet zich tegoed aan sappige wortels, terwijl haar dochter Enugu haar pas

Eloise doet zich tegoed aan sappige wortels, terwijl haar dochter Enugu haar pasgeboren dochtertje bewaakt. Eidan staat aan de andere kant.

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Man mauled after jumping into tiger den at Bronx Zoo

Incident date: 
Ve, 09/21/2012
Date reported: 
Ve, 09/21/2012
Date Published: 
Ve, 09/21/2012 (Toute la journée)
City: 
New York City
State: 
New York
Catégorie: 
Human Injury
Nom: 
Man mauled after jumping into tiger den at Bronx Zoo
Headline: 
Man mauled after jumping into tiger den at Bronx Zoo
Summary: 

A 25-year-old man jumped down 20 feet into a tiger exhibit at the Bronx Zoo. While in the exhibit, he was mauled by one of the big cats. His injuries included a broken ankle, a broken arm, and puncture wounds to his back.

Publication: 
USA Today
Auteur: 
Michael Winter

Pet Lion Kills Owner

Incident date: 
Me, 10/25/1978
Date reported: 
Me, 10/25/1978
Date Published: 
Me, 10/25/1978 (Toute la journée)
City: 
Tallassee
State: 
Alabama
Catégorie: 
Human Death
Nom: 
Pet Lion Kills Owner
Headline: 
Pet Lion Kills Owner
Summary: 

A couple kept two lions chained outside of their rural home in Alabama and one of the lions mauled the woman from behind. The woman died as a result of the mauling and both lions were killed.

Publication: 
Sarasota Herald Tribune
Auteur: 
Bob Lowry

Part II: Darling-but dangerous

Incident date: 
Di, 06/22/1997
Date reported: 
Di, 06/22/1997
Date Published: 
Di, 06/22/1997 (Toute la journée)
City: 
Boerne
State: 
Texas
Catégorie: 
Human Injury
Nom: 
Part II: Darling-but dangerous
Headline: 
Part II: Darling-but dangerous
Summary: 

A 2-year old boy was taken to hospital following an attack by a bobcat. The bobcat was kept in the home of his mother's boyfriend. The boy suffered injuries to his cheek, finger, and heel. 

Publication: 
Houston Chronicle
Auteur: 
James Pinkerton

Minoters witness cougar attack

Incident date: 
Me, 05/19/2010
Date reported: 
Me, 05/19/2010
Date Published: 
Me, 05/19/2010 (Toute la journée)
City: 
St. Paul
State: 
Minnesota
Catégorie: 
Human Injury
Nom: 
Minoters witness cougar attack
Headline: 
Minoters witness cougar attack
Summary: 

A father and his 3-year-old son went on an outing to Como Park Zoo. With the boy positioned over a guardrail for a photograph, a mountain lion reached through the wire mesh fence and grabbed the boy with its paw. The father quickly pulled away his son from the over the railing.

Publication: 
Minot Daily News
Auteur: 
Kim Fundingsland

Humane Society trying to find homes for 2 cougars

Incident date: 
Me, 02/09/2000
Date reported: 
Me, 02/09/2000
Date Published: 
Me, 02/09/2000 (Toute la journée)
City: 
Fort Worth
State: 
Texas
Nom: 
Humane Society trying to find homes for 2 cougars
Headline: 
Humane Society trying to find homes for 2 cougars
Summary: 

Locksmiths were changing the locks on a forclosed home when they opened the door and found a 7-year-old cougar inside. The locksmiths contacted Benbrook Animal Control Sanctuary for assistance. In a separate incident, the Humane Society received a call about a cougar being kept at a local feed store. The Humane Society is trying to rehome both cougars.

Publication: 
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Auteur: 
Jessie Milligan