Blogging for World Wildlife Day 2018

Conserving Big Cats Isn’t Easy, But It’s Possible

Big cats require large areas of habitat to accommodate an adequate prey base. Photo credit: Kalyan Varma/WCS
Seizures of canines and skulls indicate that since 2014, a minimum of 189 jaguars have been poached in Bolivia for trade to Asia. Photo credit: Julie Larsen Maher/WCS.
Lions and other big cats face retaliation against loss of livestock or threats to humans. Photo credit: Julie Larsen Maher/WCS.
Predator-proof corrals are being built across snow leopards’ mountain habitats, protecting livestock and halting retaliatory killing of these cats. Photo credit: WCS Afghanistan.

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