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The cat-fox, a new species?

Meet the ‘cat-fox,’ a mysterious mammal found in Corsica that could be a new species N’dea Yancey-Bragg USA TODAY Published 2:43 PM EDT Jun 20, 2019 A feline once thought to be a myth has been identified on the French island of Corsica, according to wildlife officials.

The “cat-fox,” known as the “ghjattu-volpe” in Corsican, is longer than a domestic cat with larger ears, “highly developed” canine teeth and a tail with two to four rings and a black tip, officials from the National Hunting and Wildlife Office told the French news outlet Agence France-Presse.

Source: USA Today

Olive Foundation

In memory of Olive (and all others), one of the many victims of South Africa’s disrespect to wildlife: poached and stripped. Olive Foundation, by Wild Cats World, raises funds for all activities fighting against poaching, stripping, trading, hunting…..snares. As well as to rescue her three friends out of the same “hell hole” and construct a nice and safe home for them.

Olive Foundation – in memory of Olive, Cleo, Phoenix & all other
victims to poaching.

Please do support Olive Foundation with this essential work. Her death being not in vain, we hope she will be the symbol of the rescue of many big cats and other wildlife awaiting the same ill fate.Thanks.

Paypal: info@wildcatsmagazine.nl
Banktransfer to: Stichting WIld Cats World
ABN Amro Bank
Bussum, Netherlands
NL22ABNA0517247135
Reference: Olive Foundation

“Strawberry” leopard caught on camera

Some great cameratrap pictures of a “strawberry” leopard, or also called Pink or Red Leopard. Feeding on a giraffe carcass. Scientific research is done to the rare colour of the leopard, and one wild leopard was released back into the wild.

With credits to Mpumalanga Leopard Conservation, associate in leopard conservation and fighting poachers, farmers with bad intentions, snares and that sort of criminal acitivies.

One to Read: Wilde Verwandte by Wolfgang Schwerdt

For German speaking/reading wildcat enthusiasts. In this book author Wolfgang kindly pays attention to Wild Cats World and our conservation projects for the leopard, black-footed cats, etc.

In short….

Marbled cat, Sumatran tiger, leopard, clouded leopard, or black-footed cat. 
They all have one thing in common: they are on the brink of extinction.
Since the emergence of the first civilizations, they are hunted, as well as admired. The wild species and their natural habitat are decreasing rapidly 
everywhere in the world.

In this book a cultural and historical journey of the early years of the 17th century, in which the fictional ship cat Rotbart (a tomcat) experienced his adventures, until modern times with its present challenges, causing the so-called sixth mass extinction of Earth’s history. The wild cats are related to the Rotbart, the hero of the story.

The reader will take a journey into the world of divine rulers, cultural heroes, man-eating cats of prey, unscrupulous traders, historic eradication campaigns and passionate conservationists. Because the cultural history of anthropogenic biodiversity is characterized by greed, power, scientific passion, religious beliefs and a heavy dose of stupidity of the species, ancestors of Homo sapiens.

A different journey meeting the “wilde Verwandte”

TM and TCM incorporated by WHO – appeal to WHO members to guarantee the protection of endangered plant and animal species

A great cause we are committed to – please do sign & share as much as you can.