Big Cat Briefing Aug 26 2019

Hey, all you cool cats and kittens. It’s Carole at Big Cat Rescue. And tomorrow, Wondery will be releasing six episodes of a podcast called “Over My Dead Body.” The series will be entitled “Joe Exotic.” You can access them through Apple podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Castbox, or through Wondery.com. Starting tomorrow, one episode will be […]

Breeding Big Cats – FAQ Friday

Welcome back to another FAQ Friday where this month’s topic is breeding. There is no reason to breed tigers or any other wild cat for lives of confinement and deprivation. The only sanctioned international breeding plans for exotic cats are called Species Survival plans and they are only carried out by accredited zoos. None of […]

Petite Woman Is Best Friends With Big Cats | BEAST BUDDIES

ANNEL SNYMAN: My name is Annel Snyman, I’m 35 years old. I’m the owner of Loebies Predator Park and I’m outside of Bela-Bela. ANNEL SNYMAN: I started the park in 2009 with my first servals and now 9 years later, we are now established predator park. ANNEL SNYMAN: To manage the park, it’s really, it’s […]

Big Cat Rescue Flash Briefing 09 24 2019

Hey all you cool cats and kittens, it’s Carole at Big Cat Rescue. Today I have a coordinator report from Erin Carden who says, “Today was great! Tom Tom the Bobcats saw Dr. Justin this morning and had two bad teeth removed. Abby weed eated around both hospitals, we definitely needed it. With all the […]

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 […]

Big Cat Rescue Priya Tiger goes on vacation 12 13 2018

Hey everybody, this is Brittany at Big Cat Rescue in Tampa Florida, and what you are looking at here, is a lot of our volunteers and interns and our coordinator today Lauren Grant. They have just put two Christmas trees into the vacation rotation enclosure. They mowed and made everything nice and lovely. The next […]

Big Cat Rescue~Hoover Tiger Tries to Escape 4.27.2019

Kristine Metzner is one of the camera operators for Explore, who watches our cameras overnight. Hoover the tiger is in our hospital cage, recovering from surgery to his foot, where he had to be kept on concrete until the wound is completely healed. And she captured this horrifying video of Hoover trying to let himself […]

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 […]

A dream come true! PETTING LIONS AND CHEETAHS IN ZAMBIA!

Hey guys! So I’ve been wanting to tell you this next story for a while. It’s one that I love. I had a dream come true in Zambia and I’ll just start it from the beginning. The story takes place during my first trip to Africa. They welcomed me with open arms. What do you […]

White Tigers – Get The FACTS!

There are many misconceptions about white tigers. They’ve been called snow tigers, endangered and their own species. None of these labels are correct. White tigers are not their own species but rather the result of a double recessive gene that results in a condition called leucism. Leucism takes away from the tiger’s pigmentation giving them […]