Male Siberian Tiger
DOB 8/20/95 - DOD 1/22/15
Nakita is a large tiger weighing in at nearly 600 pounds at his prime. He had been raised with Simba, Joseph, and Sasha and the four shared an enclosure prior to coming to Big Cat Rescue. When the group initially arrived they remained together, but over time the tigers and lions became less tolerant of each other.
Joseph and Sasha were given their own spacious enclosure as well as Nakita and Simba. The two pairs lived a glorious Read More
If you attended National Geographic's presentation by Steve Winter called On the Trail of Big Cats last night at the Straz you know just how awesome it was. Steve and his wife, Sharon Guynup, had planned to visit Big Cat Rescue while they were here performing at the Straz Center, but Sharon was called away on a story she is doing and they wanted to come together, so they are hoping to do so later in the year. They will be doing some work on the Florida Panther.
Some of you in the audience asked about what is being done about the captive crises Read More
It's just a typical day at Big Cat Rescue according to Operations Manager Gale Ingham as she talks about everything that happened before noon today. Also come along w/ Honey Wayton on her day as Staff on Property and see Ginger the Serval going to the vet, some very cute kittens playing, Simba and Nyla meeting at a Howdy door, volunteers hauling dirt and Cameron and Zabu enjoying their vacation at Big Cat Rescue. Read More
Sybelle Foxcroft, Founder and Director of Cee4Life, joins Carole Baskin today from Melbourne Australia to talk about her work saving tigers.
Watch the undercover footage shared by Sybelle Foxcroft with CNN about the Tiger Temple in Thailand below.
See more of Sybelle's undercover videos at http://www.youtube.com/user/CEE4LifeAustralia
Connect with Sybelle at https://www.facebook.com/sybelle.foxcroft
Get involved at https://www.facebook.com/cee4life.org
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Distemper Killing Amur Tigers
Russian and US veterinarians collaborate to solve mysterious wild tiger deaths
A camera trap image of a Siberian (Amur) tiger in the Russian Far East. A team of health experts from the Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society and several Russian organizations have confirmed the presence of distemper in wild tiger populations, a finding that will enable conservationists to formulate measures to mitigate this recent threat. Credit: Image courtesy of WCS Russia
September 30, 2011
A' team of Russian veterinary Read More