Archive for May, 2014

17 European Bison were released into the wild in Romania – plans to grow the population to 500 animals

| May 18, 2014 | Reply

Although this website is primarily dedicated to predators, it will also report about the conservation of other keystone species and animals that are part of an ecosystem or critical to predators as prey. It is crucial that ecosystems function with as many parts as possible. The less degraded, the better. Beside large predators, large herbivores […]

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Book review: The Cougar Beautiful, Wild & Dangerous by Paula Wild

| May 11, 2014 | Reply

Pumas have one of the largest distributions of any mammal. Unfortunately their population has dropped considerably or they were eradicated completely in many parts of their range. Some experts believe that in recent decades the Puma (or Cougar, Moutain Lion) has recovered in parts of western North America. Conflicts have increased with livestock owners. Pumas […]

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Panthera launches Project Pardus: the first global conservation initiative for wild leopards

| May 8, 2014 | Reply

The cat conservation NGO Panthera has launched Project Pardus, a global initiative to protect wild Leopards. Panthera has already been active working for Leopard conservation for many years in Africa but the new initiative has a wider and much more ambitious scope and expands to project other places like India, Sri Lanka and Iran. The […]

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Great White Sharks maybe stable in northwest Pacific Ocean – better monitoring needed

| May 4, 2014 | Reply

Sharks are ecologically as important in the ocean as top predators like Tigers, Pumas or Harpy Eagles on land. New research shows that the Great White Shark population the the northwest Pacific Ocean seems to be stable which is good news. But researcher Heather Christiansen says that better monitoring is necessary to know more about […]

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