Wildlife refuge celebrating 20 years
by The Associated Press
05:09 PM, Thursday, April 19 2012 | 1159 views | 1 | 3 | |
The roars get louder in the early afternoon.
That's when the lions and tigers awake from their mid-day snoozes and get ready to eat. About 5 p.m., handlers throw chunks of raw meat through small holes high in steel cages.Often before the meat even hits the ground, the big cats start their work on their dinner as patrons gather around, oohing and aahing at the sound of crunching bone.It's a familiar routine for
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