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PhysOrg
Fossilised remains of Ice Age top predator dated with radiocarbonThe cave lion, Panthera leo spelaea. Credit: Encyclopedia Brittanica ANSTO rese
Fossilised remains of Ice Age top predator dated with radiocarbon
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
The cave lion, Panthera leo spelaea. Credit: Encyclopedia Brittanica ANSTO researchers using accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) capabilities have assisted Russian palaeobiologists in dating rare fossils from an extinct cave lion that had been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Only a Fool Would Bet Against IngweA fool once saw a leopard during el ninho; the cat had been rained on so he tho
Only a Fool Would Bet Against Ingwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
A fool once saw a leopard during el ninho; the cat had been rained on so he thought it was a felis silvestris catus, that domestic mouse hunter. Little did he know it was panthera pardus, that very dangerous carnivore. We leave to your imagination... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Everything you always wanted to know about panda sex (but were afraid to ask) | Sam KnightAt around 5pm on 25 March, a cold, wet Wednesday earlier this year, Tian Tian,
Everything you always wanted to know about panda sex (but were afraid to ask) | Sam Knight
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 8 days ago
At around 5pm on 25 March, a cold, wet Wednesday earlier this year, Tian Tian, the female giant panda at Edinburgh zoo, stirred from the wooden platform in her outdoor enclosure and began to bleat. Tian Tian, who was born in Beijing zoo in 2003, has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What's Behind the Conflict Between People and AnimalsBy Amy Dickman, University of Oxford Tanzania's vast Ruaha landscape is an epi
What's Behind the Conflict Between People and Animals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
By Amy Dickman, University of Oxford Tanzania's vast Ruaha landscape is an epic wilderness centred around Ruaha National Park, which at more than 20,000km2, is the largest park in east Africa. This landscape is one of the most important places left... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
2016 Indianapolis Prize nominees announcedThe 2016 Indianapolis Prize has announced its nominees. The $250,000 prize hono
2016 Indianapolis Prize nominees announced
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 15 days ago
The 2016 Indianapolis Prize has announced its nominees. The $250,000 prize honors heroes in the field of animal conservation, with the goal of sustaining the Earth's wild places. The list of 28 nominees spans the continents of the world and... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Dishonest environmental campaigns will harm lionsIn the wake of my column about lion hunting, prompted by the global outrage ove
Dishonest environmental campaigns will harm lions
Daily Maverick / Posted 15 days ago
In the wake of my column about lion hunting, prompted by the global outrage over the illegal killing of Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe, a major anti-hunting campaign tackled me. I was “just plain wrong” and “just didn’t get it”, they told their social... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cecil stirs world, but Africans see two sides to hunting debate Fifty percent of the money from hunting goes back to communities and have bui
Cecil stirs world, but Africans see two sides to hunting debate
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
Fifty percent of the money from hunting goes back to communities and have built schools and clinics. FILE: Thirteen-year-old Cecil the lion from Zimbabwe was killed by a US hunter.... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Will India’s conservation efforts be enough to save its tigers?"Social Buzz": the number of times this article has been shared across major so
Will India’s conservation efforts be enough to save its tigers?
Asian Correspondent / Posted 19 days ago
"Social Buzz": the number of times this article has been shared across major social media networks Tiger bathing in Kerala, pic: kerim (Flickr CC) In a world where tigers have lost 93 percent of their natural habitat in the last 100 years and the... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Lola’s WrevivalI like this. I like this new development. Every autumn, I get a little nostalgi
Lola’s Wrevival
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 21 days ago
I like this. I like this new development. Every autumn, I get a little nostalgic. The slant of the sun as it bathes very institutional-looking buildings in hazy yellow. The anticipation of donning flannel over- and undergarments. The smell of glue,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Cecil stirs world, but Africans see two sides to hunting debateLUSAKA: When Zambia banned lion hunting in 2013, animal welfare groups roared i
Cecil stirs world, but Africans see two sides to hunting debate
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
LUSAKA: When Zambia banned lion hunting in 2013, animal welfare groups roared in approval, but rural Zambians who face a threat from big cats and receive a slice of hunting-related revenues complained, causing the government to change its... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Cecil stirs world, but Africans see two sides to hunting debateLUSAKA When Zambia banned lion hunting in 2013, animal welfare groups roared in
Cecil stirs world, but Africans see two sides to hunting debate
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 21 days ago
LUSAKA When Zambia banned lion hunting in 2013, animal welfare groups roared in approval, but rural Zambians who face a threat from big cats and receive a slice of hunting-related revenues complained, causing the government to change its... Read more
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The Star
Cecil stirs world, but Africans see two sides to hunting debateLUSAKA (Reuters) - When Zambia banned lion hunting in 2013, animal welfare grou
Cecil stirs world, but Africans see two sides to hunting debate
The Star / Posted 21 days ago
LUSAKA (Reuters) - When Zambia banned lion hunting in 2013, animal welfare groups roared in approval, but rural Zambians who face a threat from big cats and receive a slice of hunting-related revenues complained, causing the government to change its... Read more
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Swissinfo
Cecil stirs world, but Africans see two sides to hunting debateBy Chris Mfula LUSAKA (Reuters) - When Zambia banned lion hunting in 2013, ani
Cecil stirs world, but Africans see two sides to hunting debate
Swissinfo / Posted 21 days ago
By Chris Mfula LUSAKA (Reuters) - When Zambia banned lion hunting in 2013, animal welfare groups roared in approval, but rural Zambians who face a threat from big cats and receive a slice of hunting-related revenues complained, causing the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Bids approved to refurbish West Newton holding tankWest Newton officials Monday approved spending about $337,000 to remove the wat
Bids approved to refurbish West Newton holding tank
TribLIVE / Posted 22 days ago
West Newton officials Monday approved spending about $337,000 to remove the water and sewage from a steel holding tank at the borough's sewage plant and clean, coat and repaint the holding tank. Council awarded a $105,350 contract to CWM... Read more
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express
Row after it emerges that Oxford Uni took pro-HUNTING cash for Cecil the lion research THE University of Oxford has come under fire after it emerged that researcher
Row after it emerges that Oxford Uni took pro-HUNTING cash for Cecil the lion research
express / Posted 28 days ago
THE University of Oxford has come under fire after it emerged that researchers studying slaughtered Cecil the lion were being funded by pro-hunting... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Oxford University defends itself amid claims over trophy hunting after Cecil the lion killingOXFORD University has defended itself amid claims that its research is funded b
Oxford University defends itself amid claims over trophy hunting after Cecil the lion killing
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 28 days ago
OXFORD University has defended itself amid claims that its research is funded by companies that support "sustainable trophy hunting". Cecil the lion, shot in Zimbabwe last month by an American dentist, was being studied by Oxford University's... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Oxford University defends itself amid claims over trophy hunting after Cecil the lion killingOXFORD University has defended itself amid claims that its research is funded b
Oxford University defends itself amid claims over trophy hunting after Cecil the lion killing
Oxford Mail / Posted 28 days ago
OXFORD University has defended itself amid claims that its research is funded by companies that support "sustainable trophy hunting". Cecil the lion, shot in Zimbabwe last month by an American dentist, was being studied by Oxford University's... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cecil study funded by pro-hunting groupsFacebookCecil the Lion was killed in Zimbabwe in July during an illegal hunt. P
Cecil study funded by pro-hunting groups
iol.co.za / Posted 28 days ago
FacebookCecil the Lion was killed in Zimbabwe in July during an illegal hunt. Photo: Facebook London - Oxford University researchers studying Cecil the lion before he was shot illegally were being funded by pro-hunting companies, it emerged on... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cecil study was funded by pro-hunting groupsFacebookCecil the Lion was killed in Zimbabwe in July during an illegal hunt. P
Cecil study was funded by pro-hunting groups
iol.co.za / Posted 28 days ago
FacebookCecil the Lion was killed in Zimbabwe in July during an illegal hunt. Photo: Facebook London - Oxford University researchers studying Cecil the lion before he was shot illegally were being funded by pro-hunting companies, it emerged on... Read more
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Independent
Oxford University defends wildlife research funded by companies that support 'sustainable trophy hunting'Cecil the lion, shot in Zimbabwe last month by an American dentist, was being s
Oxford University defends wildlife research funded by companies that support 'sustainable trophy hunting'
Independent / Posted 28 days ago
Cecil the lion, shot in Zimbabwe last month by an American dentist, was being studied by Oxford University’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU). Professor David Macdonald, who founded WildCRU, said there was no conflict of interest... Read more
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Independent
Oxford University defends wildlife research funded by companies that support 'sustainable trophy hunting' firmsCecil the lion, shot in Zimbabwe last month by an American dentist, was being s
Oxford University defends wildlife research funded by companies that support 'sustainable trophy hunting' firms
Independent / Posted 29 days ago
Cecil the lion, shot in Zimbabwe last month by an American dentist, was being studied by Oxford University’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU). Professor David Macdonald, who founded WildCRU, said there was no conflict of interest... Read more
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Slate
These Projects Protect Lions From Poachers, Traps, and Angry PeopleHow to Save the LionsThese projects protect them from poachers, traps, and angr
These Projects Protect Lions From Poachers, Traps, and Angry People
Slate / Posted 29 days ago
How to Save the LionsThese projects protect them from poachers, traps, and angry people. The horrific killing of the magnificent, black-maned lion Cecil by an American trophy hunter in Zimbabwe highlights the little-known plight of his species. Lion... Read more
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PhysOrg
Almost 80 species scavenge hunting remains worldwideResearchers used motion-triggered remote cameras to monitor more than 350 carca
Almost 80 species scavenge hunting remains worldwide
PhysOrg / Posted 29 days ago
Researchers used motion-triggered remote cameras to monitor more than 350 carcasses consisting of hunting remains of wild ungulate species. Credit: Patricia Mateo-Tomás y Pedro P. Olea Human activities such as livestock farming, fishing or hunting... Read more
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express
We must protect remaining lions, says Stuart Winter After an American paid top dollar to kill and decapitate Cecil, STUART WINTER
We must protect remaining lions, says Stuart Winter
express / Posted a month ago
After an American paid top dollar to kill and decapitate Cecil, STUART WINTER says conservation needs serious political and royal attention. Cecil, one of Zimbabwe's most famous lions, who was... Read more
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Forbes
Billionaire Who Funds Cecil The Lion's Researchers Speaks Out, Offers Matching GrantThe killing of Zimbabwe’s beloved Cecil the lion by American dentist Walter J.
Billionaire Who Funds Cecil The Lion's Researchers Speaks Out, Offers Matching Grant
Forbes / Posted 1 months ago
The killing of Zimbabwe’s beloved Cecil the lion by American dentist Walter J. Palmer sparked an international outcry against hunting big cats and created a wave of support for their conservation. Researchers at Oxford’s Wildlife Conservation Unit,... Read more
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Daily Mail
U.S. billionaire backs researchers that were tracking Cecil the lion'Some good can come from this tragedy': New York billionaire and his wife back
U.S. billionaire backs researchers that were tracking Cecil the lion
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
'Some good can come from this tragedy': New York billionaire and his wife back Oxford research team that was tracking Cecil the lion in bid to save other big cats Billionaire Tom Kaplan and his wife, Daphne, pledged on Friday to match all new... Read more
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Salon.com
US philanthropist to offer backing for Oxford lion projectLONDON (AP) — A pair of U.S. philanthropists with a passion for wild cats pledg
US philanthropist to offer backing for Oxford lion project
Salon.com / Posted 1 months ago
LONDON (AP) — A pair of U.S. philanthropists with a passion for wild cats pledged Friday to match new donations to Oxford University’s Wildlife Conservation Unit — the researchers who were tracking the movements of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. Tom... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
US philanthropist to offer backing for Oxford lion projectLONDON (AP) - A pair of U.S. philanthropists with a passion for wild cats pledg
US philanthropist to offer backing for Oxford lion project
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 1 months ago
LONDON (AP) - A pair of U.S. philanthropists with a passion for wild cats pledged Friday to match new donations to Oxford University's Wildlife Conservation Unit - the researchers who were tracking the movements of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. Tom... Read more
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Brandon Sun
American philanthropist offers to match donations for Oxford University project on lionsLONDON - A pair of U.S. philanthropists with a passion for wild cats pledged Fr
American philanthropist offers to match donations for Oxford University project on lions
Brandon Sun / Posted 1 months ago
LONDON - A pair of U.S. philanthropists with a passion for wild cats pledged Friday to match new donations to Oxford University's Wildlife Conservation Unit — the researchers who were tracking the movements of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. Tom Kaplan,... Read more
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The Evening Sun
US philanthropist to offer backing for Oxford lion projectLONDON (AP) — A pair of U.S. philanthropists with a passion for wild cats pledg
US philanthropist to offer backing for Oxford lion project
The Evening Sun / Posted 1 months ago
LONDON (AP) — A pair of U.S. philanthropists with a passion for wild cats pledged Friday to match new donations to Oxford University's Wildlife Conservation Unit — the researchers who were tracking the movements of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. Tom... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
US philanthropist to offer backing for Oxford lion projectLONDON (AP) - A pair of U.S. philanthropists with a passion for wild cats pledg
US philanthropist to offer backing for Oxford lion project
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 1 months ago
LONDON (AP) - A pair of U.S. philanthropists with a passion for wild cats pledged Friday to match new donations to Oxford University's Wildlife Conservation Unit - the researchers who were tracking the movements of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. Tom... Read more
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York Daily Record
US philanthropist to offer backing for Oxford lion projectLONDON (AP) — A pair of U.S. philanthropists with a passion for wild cats pledg
US philanthropist to offer backing for Oxford lion project
York Daily Record / Posted 1 months ago
LONDON (AP) — A pair of U.S. philanthropists with a passion for wild cats pledged Friday to match new donations to Oxford University's Wildlife Conservation Unit — the researchers who were tracking the movements of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. Tom... Read more
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iafrica.com
Pro hunters respond to Cecil outrageThis handout picture taken on October 21, 2012 and released on July 28, 2015 by
Pro hunters respond to Cecil outrage
iafrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
This handout picture taken on October 21, 2012 and released on July 28, 2015 by the Zimbabwe National Parks agency shows a much-loved Zimbabwean lion called Cecil which was allegedly killed by an American tourist on a hunt using a bow and arrow, the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Hunters fight back after Cecil killingWhile many hunters acknowledge Cecil was likely killed illegally, they say the
Hunters fight back after Cecil killing
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 1 months ago
While many hunters acknowledge Cecil was likely killed illegally, they say the vitriol directed towards them is misplaced. "Animal lovers tend to forget the benefit that can be derived by properly managing a resource," said Emmanuel Fundira,... Read more
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