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TJ

TJ Male Siberian/Bengal Tiger Hybrid DOB 1999   TJ was the youngest of four tigers who were rescued in 2007 from a breeding facility in Center Hill Florida called Savage Kingdom.  He is quite playful and loves to crash through all of the high grasses in his enclosure. TJ has a particular fascination with water and will splash in and out of his pools or the pond, when he is on vacation in the Vacation Rotation enclosure.  He seems to delight in the way the light moves on the surface of splashing water. Savage Kingdom was Read More

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Geoffroy Cat Facts

Geoffroy's Cat Common Name: Geoffroy’s Cat Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrata) Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Felidae Genus: Felinae (Oncifelis) Species: geoffroyi Misc.: Geoffroy’s cats are strong swimmers that regularly enter the water, and have been recorded frequently swimming fast flowing rivers 100 feet wide. Geoffroy’s cats were named after the French naturalist Geoffroy St. Hilaire.   Sub-species: F.g. geoffroyi F.g. salinarum (once believed to be a separate species) F.g. paraguae F.g. Read More

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Sasha

    SASHA Lioness DOB 5/12/94 Rescued 10/21/07 DOD 1/7/14  http://bigcatrescue.org/sasha-gone-wasnt-coming-back/ Sasha has been declawed (and very badly, at that) and defanged) so she struggles to eat. We provide a soft diet for her, but without her teeth it is hard to hold the food and even hard to contain her tongue. You will often see her with her tongue hanging out as a result.   A Lion Pride of a Different Stripe   It took the combined efforts of USDA, undercover agents and Read More

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Nikita

    NIKITA Male Siberian Tiger DOB 8/20/95 Rescued 10/21/07   Nik, short for Nikita, is a very large tiger comparable in size to the massive Shere Khan. He is very shy and spends most of his time napping by the lake. When Nik first arrived, he was very elusive and would often hide in his den when keepers approached his enclosure. Gradually he became more and more curious about the new people in his life and would peer out the doorway to the den and watch everyone very closely. He has now warmed Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Dec 1 2013

Fencer the Bobcat Rescue   http://youtu.be/hIkdWFma9kw   Tour Price Increase Everything just keeps getting more and more expensive and that goes for "cat" food, their shelter and more.  We had to raise our tour prices but it is a wonderful value to be able to walk amid 100+ exotic cats who need your discretionary dollars for their survival.  See the new prices at Visit Big Cat Rescue. Read More
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