Vegan Big Cats? – FAQ Friday

Hey everyone, Afton here from Big Cat Rescue and welcome to another FAQ Friday. As pumpkin season approaches, I think all the questions and comments I get when you watch videos of our big cats interacting with melons and pumpkins wondering… are we trying to make our big cats vegan? No, silly! We know our […]

Big Cat Rescue walkabout to see Tigers, Lion, Leopards 10 15 2019

Hi Tutters! Good morning everybody, it’s Brittany at Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, Florida. Morning, Noor. Hi Angie. Oh, big stretches, big stretches. This is King Tut; he’s a Savannah cat. Hi Rochelle. [Wind] Good morning, Cynthia. Hi Val. Good morning, Shelly. So, today is day two of Panacur. Hey Andy. Panacur is a quarterly […]

Hunting a Capybara | Big Cat Week

NARRATOR: A male capybara might look docile, but they’re expert swimmers with razor sharp teeth. The jaguars– they don’t realize that there’s a capybara over there. NARRATOR: The jaguars are now so secretive that the only way to see how they hunt is with remote cameras. We can see that these sisters are really, really […]

Ocelot ATTACK!

– I’m Coyote Peterson, and this is an ocelot. Hi, buddy, ah, jeeze, bit me right in the face. (wild music) There’s an old saying that things go bump in the night. And if you are out exploring the darkness of Costa Rica’s most diverse region, the Osa Peninsula, those things that go bump also […]

Jasmine tiger is coming home from vacation! 10 03 2019

Hey, everybody, welcome back. It’s Brittany at Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, Florida, and this, now, is the Vacation Rotation area. A much bigger tunnel that needed put- together. So, Lauren Grant is gonna head up to the roof section and let Jasmine loose, and hopefully, she’ll come running down to the tunnel. We have […]

Ocelot vs Crab!

– Right now she’s just playing with it. That now, you see the crab’s defensive posture there, he’s got his pincers out saying, yeah I oh, oh oh! Yeah, that’s a lesson you learn. Get too close to a crab and you’re gonna get pinched in the face. Look at her she’s like, ouch. And […]

Age of Big Cats: Origins (Episode 1)

– [Narrator] 1 1/2 million years ago, these were the world’s top land predators. This was the age of the sabertooths. But things were changing. New forces threatened the old order, with skills the planet had never seen before. The big cats. Why them? What’s their story? In this episode, we go back to when […]

Panthers are actually jaguars or leopards?

Panthers are actually jaguars or leopards? The Panther also commonly known as the Black Panther is a large member of the Big Cat family, native to Asia, Africa and the Americas. The Panther is not a distinct species itself but is the general name used to refer to any black coloured feline of the Big […]

How Did Big Cat Rescue Get Started? -VR 180 3D

Hi! Welcome to Big Cat Rescue. I’m Howard Baskin, and I handle our administrative matters. And I’m Carol Baskin, the founder and CEO. And how about you come take a walk with us around the sanctuary? Big Cat Rescue started on November 4th, 1992. We were at an exotic animal auction, buying llamas to turn […]

Age of Big Cats: World Domination (Episode 2)

– [Narrator] Africa. For millions of years, the sabertooths and hyenas had been the world’s top land predators. But new forces threaten the old order with skills the planet had never seen before. The big cats. Why them? Which unique adaptations gave the big cats the edge in this battle for survival? We go back […]