I live with three cats, a high percentage F1 Savannah, name KJake "Jake" as well as a high percentage F2 Savannah, named MiLove ("Milo"), a Bengal, named Maxwell ("Max"), a pug dog named Roxanne and an African Grey parrot named Stella. Oh, before I forget, yes, I've a husband named Joe =) -- all a part of our small zoo. I am an avid fan of the big cats, namely, the African Leopard, the Cheetah, the Snow Leopard, the Clouded Leopard and certainly not the least and most dear to my heart ... the SERVAL! I'm a conservationist to the bone!
Today, May 15, is "Endangered Species Day!" Please share awareness with everyone you come in contact with about our endangered animals. If not today -- tomorrow and the next day just remember YOU can make a difference!
The oldest of the African "big cats" and the fastest land mammal on Earth is engaged in a race against extinction!
The story of the cheetah's decline is, sadly, all too familiar. In circumstances similar to those witnessed in the habitats of the gorilla, the wolf and the tiger, human population expansion and resulting persecution and exploitation has been largely responsible for the loss of 90 percent of the former Asian and African cheetah population in only the last 100 years. The… Continue
Look over to the threads on the right. There's a brand new contest. :)
There is also 2 threads, one about CERCOPAN in Nigeria, and another, Ewaso Lions in Kenya. Each has a page at our NWHS website, and we are working closely with them, because they have no office or 501c3 in the USA, so our alliance allows people in the USA to donate and have a tax deduction for supporting their field work. CERCOPAN has been down in Nigeria since 1995, and is a UK registered nonprofit.
We have done the same for Touch The Jungle in Ecuador, but only for online donation handling, whereas Cercopan and Ewaso, we handle online and mail ins. All three are doing awesome conservation work.
Accredited courses are always good to have under the belt. Hard to beat real every day experience though. Depends on what level a person wants to work. The guy who started that group, is on our NWHS Wildlife Advisory Council, and very knowledgeable about zoos and sanctuaries. Dr Jordan Schaul..