Turpentine Creek Attempts Rescue of 34 Big Cats from Betty Young

Turpentine Creek Announces Largest Big Cat Rescue

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Photo by Kyle Jorgensen, TCWR
Rescuers at the Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge bring a tiger out of unhealthy and dangerous conditions to its new residence.


Staff Report Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge is currently in the midst of their largest rescue effort in their 20-year history. 

The refuge, located 7 miles south of Eureka Springs, has been asked by the sheriff in Mountainburg to rescue 34 tigers, leopards and cougars. The animals’ current owner i

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