NOTICE: Newcastle Disease Update MANDATORY QUARANTINE! Important information for ALL bird owners.

Eagle vs. deer: Camera trap shows golden eagle capturing sika deer

Posted September 23, 2013

A camera trap set out for endangered Siberian (Amur) tigers in the Russian Far East photographed something far more rare: a golden eagle capturing a young sika deer.

Appropriate vaccinations schedules for feline patients outlined


New guidelines have been issued on vaccination schedules for feline patients based on risk assessment.

Tiger genome sequenced: Tiger, lion and leopard genomes compared

Posted September 20, 2013

Scientists have unraveled the first whole genome of a nine-year-old male Amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica), and compared it with the genomes of other big cats including the white Bengal tiger, lions, and snow leopards. The genomic data from this study provides an invaluable resource for the future studies of big cats and their whole family's conservation.