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18.5.2020

Questions and answers about big cats and FELIDA Big Cat Centre!

questions About big cats

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1. What are the big cat species?

Yes, you are right! There are five big cat species: the lion (Panthera leo), tiger (Panthera tigris), jaguar (Panthera onca), leopard (Panthera pardus) and snow leopard (Panthera uncia). Learn more about those species here.

Sorry, your answer is not correct. There are five big cat species: the lion (Panthera leo), tiger (Panthera tigris), jaguar (Panthera onca), leopard (Panthera pardus) and snow leopard (Panthera uncia). Learn more about those species here.

2. All the big cat species are declining world wide. What is/are the reason(s) for this?

Yes, you are right! The main threats to big cat populations are habitat loss, human–wildlife conflict, (illegal) wildlife trade and hunting. Wild population numbers would benefit more from habitat protection than from the release of captive big cats into these environments. Learn more about the threats to big cat populations here.

Sorry, your answer is not correct. There are several main threats to big cat populations. Learn more about those threats here.

3. How do we call the trophy hunt on captive bred lions?

Yes, you are right! Canned hunting mainly concerns the hunting of lions. For the hunter everything is made as easy as possible. The animals were born in captivity and are accustomed to humans. They are released in a fenced-off area, which means they cannot escape. Read more about canned hunting here.

Sorry, your answer is not correct. This very cowardly form of hunting is the so-called ‘canned hunting’. Read more about canned hunting here.

4. Is the trade in tigers in the EU illegal?

Yes, you are right! Trading tigers from the wild is illegal in the EU, but trading tigers which were born in captivity is not. FOUR PAWS wants to ban the trade in captive bred tigers in Europe. Read more about our work here.

Sorry, your answer is not correct. Trading tigers from the wild is illegal in the EU, but trading tigers which were born in captivity is not. FOUR PAWS wants to ban the trade in captive bred tigers in Europe. Read more about our work here.

5. How many wild tigers are estimated to live in the wild?

Yes, you are right! Unfortunately, the world has already lost over 90 percent of its tigers and there are only an estimated 3,900 tigers left in the wild. This dramatic decline is a result of a relentless demand for tigers traded for their parts but also to be displayed commercially. Read more about our work to stop the tiger trade.

Sorry, your answer is not correct. There are an estimated 3,900 tigers left in the wild. This dramatic decline is a result of a relentless demand for tigers traded for their parts but also to be displayed commercially. Read more about our work to stop the tiger trade.

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questions About felida big cat centre

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1. Where is FELIDA Big Cat Centre located?

Yes, you are right! FELIDA Big Cat Centre is a project by FOUR PAWS, located in the Netherlands. Read more about FELIDA here.

Sorry, your answer is not correct. FELIDA Big Cat Centre is a project by FOUR PAWS, located in the Netherlands. Read more about FELIDA here.

2. How many animals were transferred from FELIDA Big Cat Centre to LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary over the last years?

Yes, you are right! Fifteen big cats were transferred from FELIDA to LIONSROCK. Learn more about those animals here.

Sorry, your answer is not correct. Fifteen big cats were transferred from FELIDA to LIONSROCK. Learn more about those animals here.

3. Lions Lenci and Bobby were rescued from...

Yes, you are right! Lions Lenci and Bobby were rescued from a private zoo in Albania that was known as "Europe's Worst Zoo". Read more about Lenci and Bobby.

Sorry, your answer is not correct. Lions Lenci and Bobby were rescued from a private zoo in Albania that was known as "Europe's Worst Zoo". Read more about Lenci and Bobby.

4. What is the relation between lions Ivan-Asen and Terez?

Yes, you are right! Lion Ivan-Asen is the uncle of Terez. Both lions were rescued from an illegal breeding station in Bulgaria in 2018. Learn more about Ivan-Asen and about Terez.

Sorry, your answer is not correct. Lion Ivan-Asen is the uncle of Terez. Both lions were rescued from an illegal breeding station in Bulgaria in 2018. Learn more about Ivan-Asen and about Terez.

5. Tigress Dehli is...

Yes, you are right! At the moment tigress Dehli is the only tiger species and the only female big cat at FELIDA. She is born in August 2001, which makes her also the oldest big cat at FELIDA. Learn more about Dehli here.

Sorry, your answer is not entirely correct. At the moment tigress Dehli is the only tiger species and the only female big cat at FELIDA. She is born in August 2001, which makes her also the oldest big cat at FELIDA. Learn more about Dehli here..

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