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Gallagher the Comedian visits Big Cat Rescue

Gallagher   Big Cat Rescue was visited by one of the great long time names in comedy, Gallagher. He is working on an animated animal based cartoon that will feature a lion, tiger and leopard in supporting roles. He came to the sanctuary to learn more about their behavior. Based on his pose in the photo, he is a quick study!     Comedy Legend Gallagher visits New York, NY and Johnstown, PA. Come along for the ride. Comedy Legend Read More

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Tippi Hedren Asks for Big Cat Breeding Ban

Actress, animal activist wants federal law banning the breeding of exotic cats   Kathy Thompson Staff Writer As Ohio officials work to ensure nothing like the exotic animal release near Zanesville ever happens again, a different effort is playing out on a national level. One month ago today, Terry Thompson released 56 animals from his property -- including lions, bears, tigers and wolves -- before committing suicide. The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office killed 48 of the animals to prevent them from escaping and harming residents. Read More

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Leonardo DiCaprio talks about J Edgar saving wild tigers

Leonardo DiCaprio talks about 'J. Edgar,' saving wild tigers Activist and actor shares details about his lead role in 'J. Edgar' and his dedication to environmental issues like animal conservation. Photo: Keith Bernstein/Warner Bros. Almost as well-known for his dedication to environmental causes as he is for his acting,Leonardo DiCaprio does much more than pay lip service to the crucial issues concerning the planet. "Why is it important to me? It's important to everybody," he replied when MNN asked about it at the news conference for his Read More

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Arch Deal

Arch Deal PSA Big Cat Rescue Hear what Arch Deal has to say about Big Cat Rescue.  Play clip above. Download HERE   In 1968, Arch found what would be his new first love, skydiving.   “As a newsman who was also a licensed pilot, I found skydiving was the fastest growing sport in the nation and wondered why people were jumping out of ‘perfectly good’ airplanes,” Arch says.“I saw it as an exciting news story. In developing the report, I did several dives and found it to be an extremely addictive sport Read More

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The Elephant in the Living Room was awarded the Genesis Award

The Elephant in the Living Room was awarded the Genesis Award this past weekend in Hollywood!!   We are so proud to earn this award! Director Mike Webber and Outreach for Animals Tim Harrison were both in LA to accept the award (photo below).   Coming to Tampa theaters in April.  Big Cat Rescue will let you know when and where.   Tim Harrison was a winner of Big Cat Rescue's Guardian Angel Award.   WINNER - 2011 GENESIS AWARD! Nominated along side Disney’s epic film OCEANS, THE ELEPHANT IN THE LIVING Read More