March 6, 2013 Fresno, CA: A 24 year old intern named Dianna Hanson was mauled to death while inside a cage with a four year old male lion named Cous Cous. The lion had been raised at the zoo since he was 8 weeks old. Another worker tried to distract the lion, to no avail, and the sheriff shot the cat to death, but it was too late for Dianna Hanson. The facility is called Project Survival Cat Haven and is run by Dale Anderson. On his website he says, "In the seventh grade a gentleman brought a Mountain Lion to my class... After that experience I Read More
USF Students Film Documentary
Gale Goes Wild with Interns at Strawberry Festival
Big Cat Attacks and the Big Cat Club
Zabu at 2:56, can you pick out our other big cat stars?
Rule # 1 : STAY CALM . Detach yourself from the drama and become the hired professional brought in to remedy the situation. Your mind is more complex (and more easily accessible) than any computer. Everything you have ever learned is right there and available to you, but you must be in a clear state of mind to recall the needed information. Running in circles and causing a big commotion won’t help the animal in need. Because this is an Emergency, you need to think fast, but Read More
What sounds to wild cats make?
Big Cat Rescue is home to over 100 big cats, this means that throughout the day you get to hear many different strange, funny or scary big cat sounds!
Take a look at this podcast and listen to some of the sounds that big cats can make, from the cougar squeak to the lions ROAR!
For FREE ringtones of these BIG CAT sounds visit:
These free big cat ringtones are so popular that they are downloaded about 300 Read More
Precious the Bobcat Goes Home
Precious Bobcat had an ingrown toe nail and the vet came to clip them last week. See Clipping Bobcat Claws video. Three of the nails had punctured her paw pad so she spent a week in the on site Cat Hospital to stay off the dirt while she healed. Today she was VERY happy to go back outside.
Wild American Tiger
I think this video got a little off track when they suggested that captive tigers could possibly be reintroduced Read More