Tiger escape proves to be wild ride

Incident date: 
Thu, 12/11/2008
Date reported: 
Thu, 12/11/2008
City: 
Albion
State: 
Indiana
Category: 
Escape
Headline: 
Tiger escape proves to be wild ride
Summary: 

An 18-year old Bengal tiger escaped from the Black Pine Animal Park.  Authorities launched an investigation to find the missing tiger.  Authorities failed to tranquilize the big cat when it was found, and it escaped again.  The tiger returned to the animal park on its own.

Publication: 
Journal Gazette
Author: 
Becky Manley

Cheetah gets loose on Delta flight

Incident date: 
Fri, 10/31/2008
Date reported: 
Fri, 10/31/2008
Date Published: 
Fri, 10/31/2008 (All day)
City: 
Atlanta
State: 
Georgia
Category: 
Escape
Headline: 
Cheetah gets loose on Delta flight
Summary: 

A Delta Airlines employee found a loose cheetah in the cargo area of an airplane after it had escaped its cage.  The employee was not injured.  Experts from the Atlantic zoo tranquilized the cheetah and transported it to the zoo until its owner could be reached.

Publication: 
NBC News
Author: 
Associated Press

Chipperfield 'critical' after mauling by tiger

Incident date: 
Thu, 01/08/1998
Date reported: 
Thu, 01/08/1998
Date Published: 
Thu, 01/08/1998 (All day)
City: 
St. Petersburg
State: 
Florida
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Chipperfield 'critical' after mauling by tiger
Headline: 
Chipperfield 'critical' after mauling by tiger
Summary: 

A member of a celebrated circus dynasty was mauled by a tiger during a photo-shoot for Ringling Brothers.  The tiger, who the man had raised since infancy, attacked the circus trainer from behind.  The man underwent surgery at a nearby hospital

Publication: 
BBC News

Neue Videoaufnahmen vom geretteten Amurtiger Cinderella

Mon, 01/14/2013

Nicht oft hat man die Gelegenheit, einen Einblick in den Tag eines wild lebenden Amurtigers zu bekommen. Weltweit gibt es schließlich nur noch ca. 350 wild lebende Exemplare. Doch eine versteckte, auf das Auswilderungsgehege gerichtete Kamera macht diese ungeahnten Einblicke möglich.

Tasmanien: Buschfeuer richten schwere Verwüstungen an

Mon, 01/14/2013
Die Zerstörung in Tasmanien ist verheerend.

Die Zerstörung in Tasmanien ist verheerend.Am Sonntag, den 13. Januar fuhr ich zusammen mit dem IFAW-Team in die Gegend um die Kleinstadt Dunalley im Südosten Tasmaniens, um uns ein Bild davon zu machen, welche Schäden die Buschfeuer für Natur, Menschen und Tiere angerichtet hatten.

Part III: Lower Towamensing to debate allowing a backyard cougar

Incident date: 
Mon, 09/23/2002
Date reported: 
Mon, 09/23/2002
Date Published: 
Mon, 09/23/2002 (All day)
City: 
Hernando
State: 
Florida
Headline: 
Lower Towamensing to debate allowing a backyard cougar
Summary: 

On Oct. 27, 1999, a 6-year-old girl required 12 stitches after being attacked by a pet cougar while playing outside a friend's house. The cougar was on an 8-foot chain leash and the leash bolted to a floor.

Publication: 
The Morning Call
Author: 
Terry Ahner

Drunken driver bitten by tiger

Incident date: 
Mon, 03/20/2006
Date reported: 
Mon, 03/20/2006
Date Published: 
Mon, 03/20/2006 (All day)
City: 
Gainesville
State: 
Florida
Category: 
Human Injury
Headline: 
Drunken driver bitten by tiger
Summary: 

A Florida truck driver was bitten by a tiger he was transporting to the Putnam County Fair.  Authorities believe the man was intoxicated and used poor judgment by sticking his arm in the cage.

Publication: 
UPI

Overwhelming Majority of Canadians Support Banning International Trade in Polar Bear Parts

Publication Date: 
Tue, 01/29/2013
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Polar bear © IFAW/U. Golman/www.urigolman.com.
Image: 
Polar bear © IFAW/U. Golman/www.urigolman.com.

85 percent Support Appendix I Listing Under CITES, 72 percent Disapprove of Canadian Government Plans to Oppose the Ban

Press Location: 
OTTAWA
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Michelle Cliffe, Canada Communications Officer
Contact mobile: 
1(647)986-4329
Contact email: 

Le lion d’Afrique bientôt protégé ?

Publication Date: 
Mon, 11/26/2012
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©IFAW
Image: 
©IFAW

Après une première lecture de la pétition réclamant la protection du lion d’Afrique, rédigée par le Fonds international pour la protection des animaux (IFAW), la Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), la Humane Society International (HSI), l’association Born Free USA, la Born Free Foundation, l’association Defenders of Wildlife

Press Location: 
Washington, D.C.
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Abby Berman (IFAW)
Rebecca Basu (The HSUS/HSI)
Rodi Rosensweig (Born Free)
Contact phone: 
+1.646.695.7044
+1.240.753.4875
+1.203.270.8929

La Russie rejoint la cause des phoques à l’OMC

Publication Date: 
Mon, 11/05/2012
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La Russie rejoint la cause des phoques à l’OMC
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La Russie rejoint la cause des phoques à l’OMC

La Russie a officiellement demandé à bénéficier du statut de tierce partie dans le cadre du recours déposé devant l’OMC au sujet de l’embargo de l’UE sur les produits dérivés du phoque. Le Fonds international pour la protection des animaux (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) tient à saluer cette prise de position.

Press Location: 
Bruxelles, Belgique
Press Contact
Press Contact: 
Adrian Hiel IFAW EU Communications Manager
Michelle Cliffe IFAW Global Communications Lead, Seals
Contact mobile: 
+32 (0)473 86 34 61
+1 647 986 4329
Contact email: