CHEETAHS - Running Out of Time!
Cheetahs are the fastest land mammal! Capable of reaching speeds in excess of 70mph they are an amazing animal, unfortunately their numbers in the wild have dropped drastically in the past 100 years.
Namibia is one of the last refuges of the remaining world Cheetah population. A quarter of all the remaining cats are found in Nambia. It is estimated their numbers globally have declined by over 90% in the last 100 years. A local thorn bush species is invading the savannah in the country, Read More
International TIGER DAY 2009!
TIGERS: Majestic, powerful, beautiful, ENDANGERED! September 27th 2009 is International Tiger Day. Started by the Phoenix Fund, a Russian non-governmental organization in 2000, the celebration of all things TIGER is now an annual city holiday in Vladivostock with 3000+ participants!
To help celebrate International Tiger Day 2009, Big Cat Rescue is discounting their tour price by 10% from Sept 27th - Oct 3rd, to anyone who mentions the words "tiger conservation" or "international tiger Read More
Snow Leopard Chuffing Video
WATCH THIS RARE FOOTAGE OF A SNOW LEOPARD "CHUFFING" HELLO TO BIG CAT KEEPERS!!!
Even though Snow Leopards are classed as a greater cat just like the lion and tiger, it cannot roar like it's relatives!
They can hiss, mew, growl, wail and chuff however, watch this rare footage of HERCULES our male Snow Leopard chuffing at his BCR friends!
Learn more about the Snow Leopard
You can help by donating to Big Cat Rescue at 12802 Easy Street Tampa, FL 33625 813.920.4130, Read More
Animal Based Charities 2009
The video was created for Animal Based Charities innaugural event on Aug. 15, 2009. More about Animal Based Charities Read More
HELP SAVE THE TIGER & BOBCAT
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, also known as CITES, is an international treaty designed to control and regulate international trade in certain animal and plant species that are now or potentially may be threatened with extinction.
Currently, 175 countries, including the United States, are parties to CITES. The Convention calls for biennial meetings in which one of the functions is to consider amendments to the lists of species Read More
Are there lions and tigers in your neighborhood?
The private possession of exotic big cats in the USA is a huge problem. Only 18 states ban the ownership of big cats from bobcats to tigers, these cats are often kept in substandard conditions, exploited and live miserable lives.
Watch this video and find out if it's legal to privately own big cat in YOUR state.
To help us end this abuse please visit State and Federal Big Cat Laws Read More
Nikita Lioness seized in drug raid!
Listen to Scott Lope talk about Nikita the Lioness his favorite cat at the sanctuary. Nikita was seized by police in a drug raid and when she arrived at Big Cat Rescue she was severely underweight and had developed growths on her legs from lying on a hard surface all the time. Since then eating a grrreat diet and having a one acre enclosure to run around in, she as made a full recovery and is a very large and very beautiful mature lioness!
Stay tuned for more spotlights on particular Read More