Now at Big Cat Rescue Oct 7 2014

Oct. 6, 2014 Jupiter, FL:  A construction worker lost his thumb after being bitten by a tiger at Zoological Wildlife Foundation (a ZAA member)  owned by a convicted felon and suspected drug kingpin, Mario Tabraue.  Visitors to the zoo are encouraged to interact with the animals in the vast collection, which includes an alligator, different types of monkeys, birds, two different kinds of anteater, a fox and other exotic creatures.

In December 1987, the Associated Press reported that Tabraue was arrested as part of a sting operation targeting a drug-trafficking ring that killed an informant and dismembered his body while smuggling in a half-million pounds of marijuana. During the trial, witnesses recounted how Tabraue and an associate allegedly carved up the corpse of federal informant Larry Nash with a circular saw, dumped it in a horse trough and set it alight. Tabraue’s drug-smuggling operation allegedly imported 500,000 of tons of pot and more than 200lbs of cocaine from Colombia, earning him $75million in profit.

Now Tabraue funds Frank Vitello, a lobbyist to thwart the Big Cats & Public Safety Act which would put an end to the private collection of big cats.

 

 

Video of Bengali Tiger playing with his Halloween Mummy coming soon!  Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube and Facebook pages so you never miss a fun, big cat post.

Enrichment-Tiger-Bengali-Halloween-Mummy_1170 Enrichment-Tiger-Bengali-Halloween-Mummy_1170 Enrichment-Tiger-Bengali-Halloween-Mummy_1170 Enrichment-Tiger-Bengali-Halloween-Mummy_1174 Enrichment-Tiger-Bengali-Halloween-Mummy_1175 Enrichment-Tiger-Bengali-Halloween-Mummy_1176 Enrichment-Tiger-Bengali-Halloween-Mummy_1177 Enrichment-Tiger-Bengali-Halloween-Mummy_1178 Enrichment-Tiger-Bengali-Halloween-Mummy_1179 Vacation-Rotation-Cameron-Lion_1169 Vacation-Rotation-Zabu-white-tiger_1164 Vacation-Rotation-Zabu-white-tiger

Lions and tigers and bobcats are playing with Halloween pumpkins and mummies

[widgets_on_pages id=3]

Tags:

  • Show Comments (0)

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

comment *

  • name *

  • email *

  • website *

You May Also Like

Today at Big Cat Rescue Oct 14

Today at Big Cat Rescue Oct 14 Last Two Days to Vote and we ...

Cyrus Caracal is all smiles because it's the weekend!

March 31 2019

Big Cat Updates Alexa Flash Briefing In case you have missed previous days’ news ...

Today at Big Cat Rescue Dec 27 Big Cat Rescue on the Jumbotron

What a great day!   See the whole video here:  http://video.lightning.nhl.com/videocenter/console?id=142734 What really shocked ...