http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/19 en Seventh rehabilitated Amur tiger released into Russian wilderness http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/seventh-rehabilitated-amur-tiger-released-russian-wilderness <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/whales/dr-maria-masha-n-vorontsova">Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova</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 29 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157681316972350" title="Filippa's Journey Back to the Wild"><img alt="Filippa's Journey Back to the Wild" height="435" src="https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2856/33484874194_5e61d14e82_o.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/seventh-rehabilitated-amur-tiger-released-russian-wilderness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Tigers Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:28:06 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 111229 at http://www.ifaw.org Rehabilitated Amur tiger released back into the wild in Russia http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rehabilitated-amur-tiger-released-back-wild-russia <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">Apr 28 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="140" title="Rehabilitated Amur tiger released back into the wild in Russia" alt="Rehabilitated Amur tiger released back into the wild in Russia" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/filippa_300px.jpg?1493407088" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>On April 29, 2017 a young, female Amur tiger named Filippa, was released into the Russian wilderness after almost two years of rehabilitation. She was raised and trained to survive in her natural habitat at the Center for Rehabilitation and Reintroduction of Tigers and Other Rare Animals (PRNCO&nbsp;Tiger Center) supported by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rehabilitated-amur-tiger-released-back-wild-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Tigers Tigers Amur tiger Filippa PRNCO Tiger Center Tiger Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:20:20 +0000 adintino 111227 at http://www.ifaw.org 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