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Animal rights advocates urge action on steel-jaw traps in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Animal welfare advocates in Taiwan are calling for tighter regulations on steel-jaw traps, which cause life-threatening injuries among the country’s wildlife. ACT...

Rescued leopard cat cub nearly adopted as pet in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A person surnamed Wu (吳) in Nantou City that rescued a “kitten” from drowning found out the animal is actually a leopard cat cub just before adopting it, UDN r...

Taipei Zoo to livestream leopard cats leaving for survival training

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A pair of leopard cats born at the Taipei Zoo will embark on a journey to learn the skills required for life in their natural habitat, and the event will be livestreamed o...

Photo of the Day: Mother's Day 'painting' seen in Taiwan rice field

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With Mother's Day rapidly approaching, a farmer's association famous for promoting rice field "paintings" has created a work dedicated to mothers. The...

Photo of the Day: New batch of leopard cats at Taipei Zoo revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos of three leopard cat kittens posted by the Taipei Zoo have gone viral. On Monday (April 12), the zoo posted photos of three kittens born to resident leopard cat ...

Taiwan funds civilian patrols to protect endangered leopard cats

The Council of Agriculture (COA) on Friday shared the results of a pilot program in central Taiwan's Nantou County, in which local residents can receive government grants to form patrols to help p...

Endangered leopard cat gives birth to 3 kittens at Taipei Zoo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A leopard cat gave birth to three kittens at Taipei Zoo, the first time in 20 years that such an event has occurred in captivity, the zoo said Wednesday (March 3). The ...

Young leopard cat saved after suspected car accident in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Netizens helped a cyclist identify an animal injured by the side of a Nantou road as a rare leopard cat, marking only the second one out of 15 this year to survive an alle...

Leopard cat escapes from Taipei Zoo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An endangered leopard cat (石虎) escaped from its enclosure at the Taipei Zoo over the weekend, but zoo officials did not disclose the escape until Wednesday (Nov. 25). K...

Russian artist sends regards to Taiwan with masked leopard cat illustration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Russian illustrator Katya Molodtsova, who visited Taiwan at the invitation of the government last year, has sent her greetings to Taiwan with a leopard cat illustration am...

Revised edition of Taiwan's leopard cat-themed train to start running

The popular district train liveried in the theme of Taiwan's only surviving wild cat -- the leopard cat -- will make a revised appearance, with the updated edition of the train set to make its mai...

Young leopard cat found dead in northwest Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In Miaoli County, the new year began with the find of a dead leopard cat near a school, possibly a victim of hunger and cold weather. Last year, the region recorded at ...

Miaoli first municipality in Taiwan to pass law protecting leopard cats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Miaoli County passed legislation protecting leopard cats on Tuesday (Dec. 10), becoming the first municipality in Taiwan to enact a law dedicated to the conservation of a ...

Celebrate the festivities at Mandarin Oriental Taipei

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei is arguably the most sophisticated address in the city and with a reputation for having one of the most Instagrammed Christmas trees in town. Embrace the season’s cele...

Dead deer spotted at scene of W. Taiwan wildfire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a wildfire struck Taichung City on Sunday, local residents on Monday (Nov. 11) discovered the carcass of a deer, suspecting it had fallen victim to the blaze. At ...