A Wild Canadian Lynx And A Cameraman Develop An Amazing Relationship | Wild Canadian Year

After more than two months of filming, the Wild Canadian Year team captured a first. Footage of a wild lynx hunting a snowshoe hare. Everyone knew this was going to be one of the series’ most difficult shoots. Up for the challenge was Canadian camerman Sam Ellis. who went to the Yukon to see if […]

Big Cats

In this unit we will learn about the big cats or the jungle cats. [MUSIC} This is a caracal which derives its name from the word ‘karakulak’ which means black ears. It is found mostly in Africa, the middle east, persia and the indian sub-continent. This is a cheetah, it can run at the speed […]

CANADIAN LYNX – Amazing Animal Species

Ranging throughout canada, alaska and into some parts of the northern united states The canadian lynx is a shining example of feline adptability Earning its spot at the top as an apex predator Its most defining characteristic is its furry ruff Looking somewhat like a double-pointed beard It also has long furry tufts on its […]

The Big Cat Doctor Performs Life-Saving Surgery

DR JUSTIN BOORSTEIN: I get asked what it feels like to be that close to a big cat. It’s intimidating and scary. COMM: Unlike most vets, Dr. Justin Boorstein spends much of his time looking after cats that are a little bit bigger than your average furry feline. DR JUSTIN BOORSTEIN: Yeah, so when I […]

Feeding Snacks To Big Cats – FAQ Friday

Hey, everyone, and thank you for tuning in to another one of Big Cat Rescue’s FAQ Fridays. You may have already seen our viral video, “Big Cats Getting Snacks.” [Music] Come here. [Laughter] Here, Simba! A common question we get from this video is, “how does the meat stay on the stick?” Well, I’m about […]

Are lions the most intelligent cat?

“So…here looks good.” Natalia has designed a puzzle for the cats to solve. A lion must work out how to open a door, then reach her head inside to get a reward. “Good.” There’s nothing like this in nature, so to Jenny the Lion it’s a Rubix cube. “And if the lions come you just […]

Q: Do TIGERS like catnip??

A question we always get from tour guests and from people who watch our videos is, “Do big cats like catnip”? Well, there’s only one way to find out. [Music] [Music] [Music] [Music] [Music] [Music] [Music] [Music] [Music] [Music] [Music] [Music] [Music] [Music] [Music] [Music] You can help change the way people treat big cats […]

Do Big Cats Purr?

One of our most frequently asked questions on our social networking sites and on our tours is do Big Cats like Tigers and Lions purr? This is a long-standing question and there’s quite a bit of debate over this topic within the scientific community. For many species the data is either lacking or inconclusive and […]

Big Cat Vets~Carole’s update on Apollo Siberian Lynx – 8.23.2019

This is Apollo he’s 22-years-old which is like being over 120 in cat years. He’s one of the last remaining cats from the fur farm rescues that we did in the ’90s. Yesterday, his keeper said that he wasn’t acting his normal self when it was time to get his blood sicle treats. He was […]

Fishing Kittens See Water For the First Time

This is the first time they’ve seen water. It’s natural to be nervous, but these kittens are born water babies. It’s time to show them the real reason they’ve been brought here. Long whiskers detect vibrations from fish moving in the shallows helping to gauge the exact striking distance. Then it’s the kitten’s turn. For […]