A Tribute To A Lion King

Cameron the lion was rescued in 2004 with his white tiger companion Zabu from a run-down roadside zoo. The odd couple were raised together by the zoo in hopes of crossbreeding liger cubs. He came to the sanctuary skin and bones and it was up to us to turn his life around and give him […]

BIG Tiger With A BIG Personality

Meet Dutchess, an 11-year-old female tiger. Hi [chuff] hi [chuff] Dutchess arrived at Big Cat Rescue in August of 2015 with two other tigers and a black leopard, after being confiscated from their owner. They stayed here under our witness protection program while their court case was still in litigation. But now after four years, […]

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 […]

Liger Big Cat Habitat Lion and White tiger Part 2 Lion Kiss

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=244T3LMnPYc&t=79s. Liger video part 1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=244T3LMnPYc&t=79s. Liger video part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=244T3LMnPYc&t=79s. Liger video part 1

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 […]

Big Cats On Witness Protection? In 3D

[Music] When states pass laws to ban the private possession of big cats, they always include a grandfather clause that allows the people to have the big cats to keep them, but doesn’t allow them to buy or breed more. There is usually a requirement that people register their big cats with the state when […]

Big Cat Rescue Prepares For A Tropical Storm

[Music] As we get ready for a tropical storm, our staff and keepers come prepared with rain boots, rain pants and a rain jacket and, tada, this is what I like to call a Florida snow suit! Rain or shine, we are always here for the cats. They still get fed in the morning [Music] […]

New White Tiger At Big Cat Rescue

Meet Sapphire a nine-year-old White Tiger. Like all white tigers, they are a product of inbreeding and have cross eyes to some extent. Unfortunately for Sapphire. hers are severely crossed. Sapphire arrived at Big Cat Rescue in August of 2015 with two other Tigers and a Black Leopard after being confiscated from their owner. They […]