All posts tagged tigers

Patrick Craig, founder of The Wild Animal Sanctuary

Patrick Craig—founder of The Wild Animal Sanctuary, launched in 1980, located in Keenesburg, Colorado, and devoted to housing lions, tigers, bears, wolves and other carnivores—recounts what spurred him, at age 19, to start the Sanctuary, and the initial steps he took. Read more…

Carole Baskin–founder and CEO of Big Cat Rescue

Carole Baskin–founder and CEO of Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, one of the world’s largest such sanctuaries, housing more 100 big cats (lions, tigers, leopards, cougars, servals, others) over 40-plus acres–discusses the history and evolution of the facility (including her admitted ignorance in the beginning about the pitfalls of having an exotic cat as a pet, and about breeding), Read more…

Tippi Hedren–star Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds”

Tippi Hedren–perhaps still best known as the star Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds,” but for more than 30 years she’s operated the Shambala Preserve, an 80-acre sanctuary in California for endangered big cats and other animals, many of which have been abandoned by zoos, circuses, phony sanctuaries or morons who thought it’d be cool to have a tiger Read more…