Today at Big Cat Rescue Feb 17 2013

Legendary Pat Derby Dies at 69

Pat Derby's Tigers


Pat Derby, age 69, died at her San Andreas home at ARK 2000, a 2,300 acre refuge she created for elephants, tigers and other exotic animals – most of them circus or movie rejects.


The animal trainer turned activist had been diagnosed with throat cancer in July 2010. After remission, the cancer returned last fall, but Pat kept her illness private until the end.


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