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Most-ImportantThis bill called the Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act is the most important piece of legislation to ever be introduced to protect lions, tigers and other exotic wild cats from being kept as pets and in miserable roadside zoos. It ended the 113th Congressional session with more than 120 co sponsors.  Now we are working to re introduce the bill in early 2015.



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Big Cat Rescue, one of the world’s largest accredited sanctuaries for exotic cats, is a leading advocate in ending the abuse of captive big cats and saving wild cats from extinction.  We are home to about 100 lions, tigers, bobcats, cougars, servals and other species most of whom have been abandoned, abused, orphaned, saved from being turned into fur coats, or retired from performing acts.

The Lion is the only cat with tufted tails (both sexes) and manes (males), with the manes allowing them to be the only cat which you can distinguish gender from a distance. ... See MoreSee Less

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Trish Elliott NiehausHa - and that's the way I like to view my big cats... from a distance.2 hours ago   ·  3
Alicia NeiterHe is beautiful I dont understand how people can poach such beautiful animals .Its sad.2 hours ago   ·  3
Julie TaitanoLove the tongue sticking out. 😋2 hours ago   ·  1
Theresa RobinetteI love you Joseph2 hours ago   ·  1
Tawnie Rashelle EdwardsThus making lions the coolest animal on the planet!! #ilovelions!!2 hours ago   ·  1
Carolyn SawyerHandsome fellow!2 hours ago
Pete LeclairAll cats are beautiful but the tiger is the ultimate kit Kat2 hours ago
Jennifer Loggins PizzitolaMajestic2 hours ago
Kevin MacleanSo you could make a transvestite lion by trimming his mane? [evil grin]2 hours ago
Geri Feinstein-WellsBig Boy2 hours ago
Sharon HansenGorgeous2 hours ago
Estrella V. Sosa LopezBELLEZA <32 hours ago
Cheryl Leitzen WardJoe this is true, and easy to verify through any number of sources. Do you really think that BCR doesn't know what they are talking about?2 hours ago
Zawadi Lynn ThomasIn rare cases lioness' can have a mane as well, but it is very rare.2 hours ago
Heather BaddleyI once tried to touch a lion's tail. It was at the zoo. Old-timey cage with bars far apart. No barriers. Lion asleep, tail hanging out. I got my hand about 1 foot from the fluffy part. Lion wakes up. Caught me. Yes, I was being a dumb teenager. Fortunately I was still fast at the time. Of course, the zoo wasn't doing much better having an adult male lion in a cage like that that anyone could just walk up to and stick their whole arm through.2 hours ago
Soukayna SosoBEAUTIFUL...2 hours ago
Joe Gruzinskimales heads are huge2 hours ago   ·  1
Joe Gruzinskii doubt that is true.. size is an easy tell2 hours ago
Barbara SevrensBeautiful big boy ☺ 💟2 hours ago
Jorge Antonio Sanchez AlvarezPrecioso2 hours ago
Pat McKennaGorgeous big boy!!2 hours ago
Rose ZawilaAbsolutely Gorgeous!2 hours ago
Saif Mann2 hours ago
Ayla LetterOh, so HOT! That lion is too sexy to live!2 hours ago
Carol WatsonBeautiful!2 hours ago

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