Over 75 Percent of Big Carnivores Facing Extinction

Over 75 Percent of Big Carnivores Facing Extinction

According to a recent study in the journal Science, over 75 percent of Earth’s big carnivores are suffering major declines in their numbers that could result in their extinction unless efforts are taken to preserve them. These animals include bears, dingoes, wolves, and lions. Humans are behind many of the reasons for the startling decline […]

Big Cat Fossils Suggest Central Asian Origins of the Species

Big Cat Fossils Suggest Central Asian Origins of the Species

The oldest fossils of a big cat species have been discovered in Tibet, and suggest that big cats originated in central Asia, not Africa. The fossilized fragments of a skull have been compared to the skulls of modern-day snow leopards, though DNA evidence might eventually suggest otherwise. Though partially crushed, the big cat skull was […]