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Now at Big Cat Rescue April 2 2014

Got Twitter?   ACTION NEEDED FOR OUR LIONS: Please can we ask all tweeters to join us and tweet the following 21 tweets - just copy, paste and tweet. These are all aimed at USFWS. Kindly appreciated! (Yes, the "." you see at the beginning of some of the tweets is intentional)   1) From 1999 - 2008 Americans imported 4021 lion trophies to USA. That's >400 Lions Killed Per Year! .@USFWSInternatl#LionsWaitingToDie 2) Cross Bow is cruelest way to kill a lion. Death is painful & slow .@USFWSInternatl Does Not Regulate Read More

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Now at Big Cat Rescue March 31 2014

USA TROPHY HUNTERS IN AFRICA – MONSTERS OF DEATH AND DESTRUCTION   They call themselves conservationists. But all they conserve are their sordid commercial interests and their sick hunting culture. Spreading out like a deadly cancer from their HQ at Safari Club International, these insidious weapons of mass destruction infect the vulnerable third world conservation structures in Africa. The strategy of all Big Business is to seize control of their own regulatory authorities, and Big Hunting is no exception. Using stalking horses Read More

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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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Lion Facts

Lion - Panthera leo This "King of Beasts" once roamed over most parts of the world including Africa, North America and Eurasia. Today, however, they are restricted to the savanna, open expanses, and grassy plains of Africa, and to a small area of western India. There are about 15,000 lions in the wild today. Just ten years ago that number was closer to 50,000.  The shrinking numbers are due to hunting and overpopulation of humans. One hundred and fifty years ago, there lived a subspecies of lion, Panthera leo persica, which was found Read More

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Joseph

    JOSEPH Lion DOB 8/19/98 Rescued 10/21/07 Joseph the lion was rescued along with several other lions and tigers who had been bred to be used as photo and ego props.   Sponsor Joseph http://www.bigcatrescue.biz/servlet/the-1001/Lion-Sponsorship/Detail   A Lion Pride of a Different Stripe   It took the combined efforts of USDA, undercover agents and concerned citizens seven years to shut down Diana McCourt (aka Cziraky) and her Siberian Tiger Foundation. It wasn’t until her Read More
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