Simon Palmer

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Ligers and tigons: activists aim to outlaw 'inhumane' breeding of frankencats

USDA petition calls for an end to interbreeding of large felines, claiming the practice clashes with federal laws because of increased odds of health problems<p>A coalition of US conservation groups has launched an attempt to outlaw the breeding of so-called frankencats, where big cats such as tigers …

Cats

Some cheetahs are terrible mothers, and that leads to exactly what you think

I have a sneaking sympathy for female cheetahs who don’t have cubs. Usually, if a female doesn’t produce independent offspring, eyebrows are raised, and judgmental comments about “bad mothers” are bandied about. But whenever I watch a cheetah being used as a jungle gym by her cubs, bitten, patted, …

Wildlife

Jaw-Dropping Facts About Big Cats – The Leopard

Of the four big cats, leopards are known to be the smallest in size, but what they lack in size, they make up for in shrewd and strength. Leopards …

Okonjima Main Camp | Namibia | Expert Africa

A Look At The Critically Endangered Asiatic Cheetahs

Smaller and even thinner than African cheetahs, Asiatic cheetahs, like this one in Naybandan Wildlife Refuge, are now found only in Iran. Today, …

Dog Steps In as Nanny to Orphan Cheetah Cubs (WATCH)

Blakely the dog is an unlikely nanny for a litter of jungle cats, but the Cincinnati Zoo had to think outside the spots.<p>Five cheetah cubs were born …

Genetics of the African cheetah continues to surprise and excite researchers

Researchers at Nova Southeastern University (NSU's) Genome Bioinformatics Center the announced the release of a reference genome sequence of the …

Cheetahs

Simon Palmer - Photographer and Cameraman

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