Taiwan implements cash incentives for leopard cat protection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A trial program for the conservation of the leopard cat (石虎) was approved by the Council of Agriculture on July 1, and incentive measures are being introduced in Miaoli an...

Bill to protect Taiwan's leopard cats nixed by Miaoli County Council

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese conservationists are furious after the Miaoli County Council rejected a bill to protect the endangered leopard cat (石虎) by a vote of 9 to 25, reported Up Media. In...

Taiwan leopard cat kitten mauled to death by dogs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A leopard cat kitten weighing less than a kilogram found dead at the side of a road in Central Taiwan's Nantou County earlier this year was not killed by a car as previousl...

Miaoli County Councilor says 'too many Leopard cats' cause highway deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the wake of two leopard cats (石虎) being killed on Taiwan's roads within 10 days in January, video footage yesterday surfaced of Miaoli County Councilor Han Mao-hsien (韓茂...

Photo of the Day: 'Letter' from Taiwan leopard cat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As online speculation heats up over the potential arrival of cuddly pandas from Communist China at the Kaohsiung Zoo, the Leopard Cat Association of Taiwan released a photo yes...

Taiwan leopard cats spotted in Miaoli County

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A project launched to study the behavior of Taiwan leopard cats on a stretch of highway where many have been killed by vehicles has resulted in many new sightings of the elusiv...

Rare leopard cat dies after being struck by car in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The first death of a rare leopard cat (石虎) in 2019 was reported early this morning after it was struck by a car in western Taiwan. At 2 a.m. this morning, photos of a deceas...

Exhibition of Taiwan's leopard cats aims to promote conservation efforts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three specimens of leopard cats killed in car accidents have been preserved and are on display at the National Museum of Natural Science (NMONS) in Taichung City as part o...

Taiwan’s Miaoli County releases 4 leopard cats into the wild

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Miaoli County on Friday released four endangered leopard cats (石虎) into the wild after they had been caught by poultry farmers. Fewer than 1,000 of the small feline are...

Taiwan issues commemorative stamps for Taichung World Flora Expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the Taichung World Flora Expo just around the corner, Chunghwa Post on Oct. 31 issued two commemorative stamp sets to mark the event. The international floral show...

Taiwan Presidential Office Building to put up light show for National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A projection mapping show will illuminate the Presidential Office Building of Taiwan and Ketagalan Boulevard as part of the National Day celebrations, the Office of the Pr...

Leopard cat spotted in Southern Taiwan’s Chiayi County for first time in 24 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Camera footage by a student accidentally revealed the presence of the rare leopard cat (石虎) in the mountains of Chiayi County for the first time in 24 years. The animal...

Taiwan Roadkill Network promotes public participation to expand data collection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A survey administered by the Taiwan Roadkill Observation Network over a five-year period revealed that around five million animals become roadkill each year, reported UDN....

Leopard caught after shutting down India's largest car factory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A leopard was first spotted at the car factory of Maruti Suzuki, which is a joint venture company between India and Japan, on Thursday morning on CCTV causing an immediate evac...

Outcry grows in Taiwan as second rare leopard cat is hit by car in 2 weeks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In a short period of time, a second endangered leopard cat has been run over and killed on a road in central Taiwan. This time the incident happened in Changhua County. Similar ...