http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/32 en Orphan tiger cubs introduced, playing in same enclosure http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/orphan-tiger-cubs-introduced-playing-same-enclosure <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/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">Apr 12 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/iHoghGRshME" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/110800" target="_blank">After several months of treatment and quarantine</a>, orphaned tiger cubs Yarik and Lazovka are now housed together in a spacious enclosure with a total area of one hectare at the International Fund for Animal Welfare-supported PRNCO Tiger Centre.</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/iHoghGRshME?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/orphan-tiger-cubs-introduced-playing-same-enclosure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Tigers Big Cat orphan poaching recovery stripe Tiger wild Yarik Video Tue, 11 Apr 2017 20:31:39 +0000 Ekaterina Blidchenko 111039 at http://www.ifaw.org Tragic development problems cub-petting operations can create http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tragic-development-problems-cub-petting-operations-can-create <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/conservation/meredith-whitney">Meredith Whitney</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">Apr 10 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="An x-ray of Blackfire’s hind legs reveals fractures (labeled with yellow arrows), as well as many micro-fractures." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_06_17_newbigcat.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 469px;" title="An x-ray of Blackfire’s hind legs reveals fractures (labeled with yellow arrows), as well as many micro-fractures." />This article is the third in a multi-part series explaining the deleterious effects of cub petting.</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tragic-development-problems-cub-petting-operations-can-create" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Tigers Tigers Big Cat captive cub petting law legislation pet rescue Tiger wild Thu, 06 Apr 2017 20:31:20 +0000 Meredith Whitney 110981 at http://www.ifaw.org Big Cat Public Safety Act reintroduced in the US House http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/big-cat-public-safety-act-reintroduced-us-house <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/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">Apr 5 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Big cats in captivity—many of which are not subject to reporting or documentation requirements under current federal and state law—are not allowed to live naturally in the wild and they can potentially harm area residents if they escape." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_05_17_bigcat.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Big cats in captivity—many of which are not subject to reporting or documentation requirements under current federal and state law—are not allowed to live naturally in the wild and they can potentially harm area residents if </p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/big-cat-public-safety-act-reintroduced-us-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Tigers congress law legislation leopard lion mane pet stripes Tiger wild Wed, 05 Apr 2017 18:23:54 +0000 Carson Barylak 110971 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal Welfare Coalition Applauds Reintroduction of “Big Cat Public Safety Act” to Prohibit Private Ownership of Dangerous Big Cats http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/animal-welfare-coalition-applauds-reintroduction-%E2%80%9Cbig-cat-public-safety-act%E2%80%9D-prohibit-private-o <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">Mar 31 2017</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="200" title="Animal Welfare Coalition Applauds Reintroduction of “Big Cat Public Safety Act” to Prohibit Private Ownership of Dangerous Big Cats " alt="Animal Welfare Coalition Applauds Reintroduction of “Big Cat Public Safety Act” " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/tiger_seizure_ny_300px_0.jpg?1490968373" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Big Cat Rescue, Born Free USA, the International Fund for Animal Welfare, The Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Legislative Fund applaud U.S. Representatives Jeff Denham (R-CA), Walter Jones (R-NC), and Niki Tsongas (D-MA) for introducing the Big Cat Public Safety Act. The bill would advance animal welfare and protect public safety by prohibiting possession and breeding of tigers, lions, leopards and other big cat species by private individuals and unqualified exhibitors.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/animal-welfare-coalition-applauds-reintroduction-%E2%80%9Cbig-cat-public-safety-act%E2%80%9D-prohibit-private-o" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Political advocacy Big Cats Tigers Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act Captive Wildlife Safety Act lions tigers Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:53:27 +0000 adintino 110926 at http://www.ifaw.org Save Our Stripes campaign seeks to help tigers http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/save-our-stripes-campaign-seeks-help-tigers <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/executive-leadership/andy-wilson">Andy Wilson</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">Mar 23 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW is bringing awareness to the plight of the tiger through a campaign to alumni of colleges and universities with tiger mascots, asking them to imagine a world without their revered mascot." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Pig%20-%20FINAL%20ART_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 810px;" title="IFAW is bringing awareness to the plight of the tiger through a campaign to alumni of colleges and universities with tiger mascots, asking them to imagine a world without their revered mascot." />As a Princeton alumnus, I have always revered our mascot, the tige</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/save-our-stripes-campaign-seeks-help-tigers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Tigers Big Cats Tigers #saveourstripes alumni Big Cat College Mascot sports stripe team Tiger Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:04:46 +0000 Andy Wilson 110827 at http://www.ifaw.org Shot in face by poachers, new cub joins three orphans recovering at Russia centre http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/shot-face-poachers-new-cub-joins-three-orphans-recovering-russia-centre <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/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">Mar 21 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157679235457962" title="Yarik"><img alt="Yarik" height="343" src="https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2929/33398665752_fc53bfa380_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Two months ago, a tiger cub was admitted to the International Fund for Animal Welfare-supported PRNCO Tiger Centre with a gunshot wound to the face. There were serious doubts that he would survive.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/shot-face-poachers-new-cub-joins-three-orphans-recovering-russia-centre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Tigers buckshot hunting injured Lazovka orphan poachers Pozharik russia Tiger Yarik Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:10:48 +0000 Ekaterina Blidchenko 110800 at http://www.ifaw.org