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Operant Conditioning at Big Cat Rescue

http://youtu.be/eH5iTBMh_O8   Operant Conditioning with Jennifer Ruszczyk and Dr. Kevin Murdock   Written in 2007. Based in Tampa, Florida, Big Cat Rescue is one of the world's largest wild cat sanctuaries. It houses nearly 150 lions, tigers, leopards, cougars, servals, caracals, and sand cats. 16 of the 35 species of exotic cat are represented at the sanctuary. The 55-acre sanctuary is a permanent home to many cats that have "retired" from the animal entertainment industry. Many other wild cats have been rescued from death, Read More

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Rambo

RAMBO Male Jungle Cat DOB 2/22/99 Rescued 12/5/99   Rambo came to Big Cat Rescue on 12/5/99. He was bred for the pet trade. His owner had sent him to live with her daughter who died unexpectedly and his primary caregiver became the 12 year old grand daughter. She and her relatives agreed that they did not want to see Rambo exploited as part of a hybridization breeding plan for profit and asked if he could come live at Big Cat Rescue. He is very talkative and loves to carry on conversations with his keepers. Most Jungle Read More

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Liger Facts

Where do Ligers Come From? http://youtu.be/txcbe4EtuUw Irresponsible breeders is the short answer. A liger is the result of breeding a male lion to a tigress. A tigon is the result of breeding a male tiger to a lioness. Since lions and tigers do not exist in the same areas, this is not something that happens in the wild. It is done in captivity by disreputable carnies to produce a freak that ignorant people will pay to see. These cats suffer from many birth defects and usually die young. Because ligers are usually larger than either Read More

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March for Lions

Tampa March for Lions is a Roaring Success   The Tampa March for Lions may have just seemed like one heck of a party, but thanks to everyone who came and fundraised for the event, we were able to net $10,000 and we wanted to spend it on ways to help lions outside our gates. The movers and shakers behind the Global March for Lions were Chris and Bev Mercer of CannedLion.org. Any time we need the truth on what is happening in Africa regarding lions, we always turn to Chris and Bev. They have been the leading force against lion hunting and Read More

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Now at Big Cat Rescue March 21 2014

Big Cat Rescue in 25 Top Animal NonProfits Twitter: @originmagazine  Facebook:origin magazine Twitter: @originmagazine  Facebook:origin magazine   http://youtu.be/R86QFKeEJp0 In this wild cat walkabout you will see the drama of a transformer catching fire, the responding firemen, the day after clean up, tigers in love and some sappy music, newborn kittens in foster care and musings about how great life is, thanks to YOU.   The Pill Game - Book Signing Mar 22   I’ve only started to read The Pill Game by Read More

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Now at Big Cat Rescue March 20 2014

Hello all, The Global March for Lions took place in 62 cities around the world. It was an incredible success. To see so many people marching for one species, Lions in South Africa, was an amazing experience. Thousands of people protested the cruelty involved in the Canned Hunting industry and we showed our government that the world is watching and waiting for a ban on this toxic industry. Watch the Capetonians and friends march to Parliament in this short video by Hein Ungerer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ndLLmDGQSo Please take Read More

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Cat Chat 47

Intern Karma Hurworth joins Carole Baskin on this episode of Cat Chat to talk about what inspired a 52 year old woman to give up everything, drive from Oregon to Florida, and commit to the grueling schedule of being an intern at the sanctuary. http://youtu.be/rrb7SIAps7Q Karma will be looking for employment as a vet tech in 2014 in the Tampa area and is a mature, hard worker with lots of experience.  She can be contacted via email address: twonthesaddle@yahoo.com or cell number is 541-408-3010 Audio File Playlist of Cat Chat Show Read More
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