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First to Relocate

First to Relocate

Kimba, Simba, and Max Tiger Arrived at the Freedom Field My dear Big Cat Rescuers, It is a bittersweet time for all of us as we began the relocation of our precious friends with three beloved tigers: Kimba, Simba, and Max. They are now at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, where they will live in larger…

Breeding Kills

Breeding Kills

Breeding Tigers in the U.S. Kills Tigers in the Wild Asking how that can be? Here is how. The private ownership of tigers in the U.S. negatively impacts conservation in a number of ways: Negative conservation  message. The primary driver of breeding tigers in the U.S. is the need for a constant supply of tiger…

AR Zoo

AR Zoo

Grand Opening From Tampa | Photos & Videos March 2019 Tampa In this very short video, Carole explains what the AR Zoo is and why it is important. What is an AR Zoo? Transforming Zoos Into Wildlife Portals Protecting nature is critical to the survival of us all.  Demand that zoos transform their practice of…

Seth

Tiger 8/1/06 – 2/28/19  Seth was a neutered male tiger who was rescued in 2016. 2/28/19:  I am sad to report that the heroic efforts of all involved were not enough to save Seth Tiger’s life. Since all of his symptoms point to some brain issue we are trying to arrange for a full necropsy…

Andy

Andy

Andy Tiger M (N)  DOB 6/5/04 (other paperwork says he was born in 1999 and 2001 so no way to know for sure) Rescued November 2016 Died 8/16/18  I’m very sad to report that what Dr. Justin Boorstein found, and confirmed with Dr Liz Wynn, is that Andy Tiger has a mass, bigger than his heart,…

Charaka

Charaka

Charaka Tiger M (N) DOB 7/1/2001 – 1/14/2017 Rescued by Big Cat Rescue on 11/17/16 Charaka arrived at Big Cats of Serenity Springs on 12/2/01 at the age of 5 months old from Tanganyika Wildlife Park (which is run by ZAA director Jim Fouts) in Wichita, KS.  He was later paired with Priya Tigress, who was born at Big…

Tiger Selfie

Tiger Selfie

Tiger Selfies Have fun and save big cats at the same time.  The Tiger Selfie app has been updated to be both fun and educational. Be sure to use the hashtag #TigerSelfie so we can see your power in reaching the masses with this educational app.  Sorry, this isn’t available on Android yet.   Find…

Shell Game

Shell Game

Sometimes Sanctuary Work is a Shell Game Well, sort of… 12 yards of seashells, two hours of shoveling and raking and a lot of sore muscles the next day, create a beautiful place for our tour guests to wait for their tour to be called. Alex Tiger goes on vacation in the 2.5 acre Vacation…

Shere Khan

Shere Khan

  SHERE KHAN Male Bengal/Siberian Tiger DOB 12/20/94 Rescued 3/12/95 DOD 8/27/14   If you saw The Tiger Next Door on Animal Planet, then you saw the horrid conditions at the facility owned by Dennis Hill in Flatrock, Indiana.  The Tiger Next Door didn’t air until 3/25/2010 and it was about USDA taking away Hill’s…