ISEC Canada has the most wonderful members! So many of them are always going out of their way to do something special for the small cats. Last Friday was Endangered Species Day, and we received a phone call from member … Continued
Allwetter Zoo in Germany celebrated the birth of twin Asian Golden Cats on April 7, 2013. At last report, one was being nursed by the mother and the other was being cared for by keepers. This was a very significant … Continued
Ocelots once ranged from Mexico up into the southern states, including Texas, Arizona, Arkansas and Louisiana. Today there are an estimated 50 of these small cats remaining in the USA, including a breeding population found in South Texas on the Laguna … Continued
ISEC Canada member Phil Perry was fortunate to watch this beautiful Serval hunting. It managed to catch three rodents in half an hour. Photo taken in the Shamwari Game Reserve, South Africa. These long-legged cats are found in well-watered savannah … Continued
Dear friends of AGA: After a southern summer break, we gladly send our newsletter to let you know about the activities that AGA members are developing. We offer fresh news and of follow-up actions initiated in the last year or before. … Continued
Upon researching captive wild cat conservation further afield in Europe, Asia and Australia, I found that there are several organizations throughout the world with “ex situ” conservation programs and they all seem to have an acronym. It occurred to me … Continued
by W. Angermeyer Originally published on our Felids blog February 14, 2013 Before moving on in my series of posts on conservation programs for endangered captive cats, I would like to go in to a bit more depth on the … Continued
by W. Angermeyer This post was originally published on our Felids blog January 15, 2013 On our blog we often focus on felid conservation and research news occurring “in situ” or in the wild cat’s natural habitat. A good deal … Continued
Check out this video of a margay climbing down a pole. Captive, but very clear demonstration of their unique tree climbing skills. Check out that paw action as the cat clings in place, head down!
Researchers in the South Texas brush country are discovering that approximately one out of every ten bobcats has a striking resemblance to the endangered ocelot.