Search for the LION KING!

(dramatic music) – [Coyote] This was an unprecedented level of danger, which meant everything had to go right, because if it didn’t, that meant everything had gone horribly wrong. (roaring) (intense music) Sharp rays of sunlight crept up from the horizon, casting a golden radiance across the savanna. Morning has arrived in South Africa, and […]

Life-Saving Bobcat Rescue!

On Halloween we got a call about a possible injured bobcat. He was in a small parking lot alongside a busy eight-lane highway, 30 minutes from the sanctuary, so rescuers sprung into action. The wonderful lady who called, stayed with the bobcat until help arrived at the scene. [Music] It wasn’t long before we had […]

Collaring a Cat | Big Cat Week

RESEARCHER: We are putting radio collars in these cats because it’s a really good way to follow them. The collar is not a problem for a jaguar. They are quite light. It’s not the prettiest technology but it’s really, really efficient technology. NARRATOR: First, Esperanza gets a full health check. Jaguars have the most powerful […]

Visit The Big Cats – FAQ Friday

It’s that time again time for another FAQ Friday. Big Cat Rescue is one of the largest accredited sanctuaries in the world dedicated to abused and abandoned big cats. We give home to lions, tigers, bobcats, cougars and other species. Most who have been abandoned,abused,orphaned saved from being turned into fur coats or retired from […]

Wild Kitty Playtime

Across the cat family, kittens and cubs have a long infancy. It takes time to learn the skills needed to hunt for themselves. [meowing] Often, brothers and sisters are on hand for training. Play is the key to honing coordination, building strength and agility. The bond between them might endure for years, probably the closest […]

Big Cat Briefing 2019 09 09

Hey all you cool cats and kittens, it’s Carole at Big Cat Rescue, and today I have a coordinator a report from Angie Gabor. She says, “Another scorcher today. We were a lean team, but an awesome one. Many thanks to the great Sunday Red Team. Mai, Deidre, Stephanie, and Candice. They took great care […]

Big Cat Briefing 12 24 2019

Hey all you cool cats and kittens, it’s Carole at Big Cat Rescue, and I’m wearing my coat because we’ve had the screen door open today, its 61° outside but it’s kind of a wet, misty, almost like you would expect snow to be, except you know everything is all like gray. And I tried […]

A Landscape of Fear | Big Cat Week

NARRATOR: Lions are awkward in the trees. But on solid ground, they’ll not only steal from other predators, they’ll go out of their way to take them out. Even the much smaller wild dog is seen as competition, and competition must be destroyed. [birds chirping] Wild dogs generally do whatever they can to stay out […]