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Now at Big Cat Rescue March 28 2014

What Would You Like BCR to Do? Let us know in the comments section below. GLOBAL MARCH FOR LIONS! A ROARING SUCCESS! What will you do on World Lion Day? 10th August 2014 There are four whole months before the big day.  Plenty of time to organise something. Start by sharing this newsletter with your family and friends. Then have a glance at our suggestions below. Any event will Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Dec 12 2013

Join the Global March for Lions Community Page and stand with us against this horrific "industry". You will find all the marches listed below (more cities/towns will be added as the events pages are put up and we are recruiting more as we go along). Please keep an eye on this post to find and join the march closest to you! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Global-March-for-Lions/224817361029223?ref=ts&fref=ts   Big Cat Rescue will lead a march on March 15, 2014.  De-tails to come, but I'm thinking a family day march through the sanctuary Read More

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Indian Supreme Court clears way for new lion park

SC clears Amreli lion park10 Jan 2009, 2255 hrs IST, TNNNEW DELHI: A Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan and Justice P Sathasivam okayed setting up of Ambardi Wildlife Interpretation Park in Amreli district, Gujarat, after state counsel Hemantika Wahi said the in-principle approval of Central Zoo Authority (CZA) for the park had been obtained.She said, “The project would include a safari, an orientation centre and natural education facilities while keeping wild animals in natural conditions. But, the most important function of Read More

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Indian Supreme Court clears way for new lion park

SC clears Amreli lion park10 Jan 2009, 2255 hrs IST, TNNNEW DELHI: A Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan and Justice P Sathasivam okayed setting up of Ambardi Wildlife Interpretation Park in Amreli district, Gujarat, after state counsel Hemantika Wahi said the in-principle approval of Central Zoo Authority (CZA) for the park had been obtained.She said, “The project would include a safari, an orientation centre and natural education facilities while keeping wild animals in natural conditions. But, the most important function of Read More

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India’s oldest captive lioness critically ill

Nation's oldest lioness criticalNivedita Ganguly‘Jinny’ was born in Indira Gandhi Zoological Park in October 1983* Average life span of feline bred in captivity rarely exceeds 18-20 years* Zoo also has the nation’s oldest lion ArjunVISAKHAPATNAM: A pall of gloom has descended on the Indira Gandhi Zoological Park as the pride of the zoo and the nation’s oldest lioness Jinny is fighting for her life ever since her condition deteriorated rapidly in the last six days.Born in October 1983 in the Vizag zoo, this 25-year-old feline is said to be Read More