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Sponsor a Wild One

By | March 3, 2014 at 8:20 pm | 15 comments

“If I were to come back as a tiger, I would want to live out my days at The Wildcat Sanctuary.” Dr. Ronald Tilson - Senior Conservation Advisor and World-Renowned Tiger Expert/Researcher   Our SPONSOR-A-WILD-ONE program let's you feel a special connection to our...

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Tiger, lion and domestic cat genes not so different

By | September 19, 2013 at 4:14 pm | No comments

By Tina Hesman Saey Web edition: September 18, 2013 HwaRang, a white Bengal tiger that lives at the Everland Zoo in South Korea, is one of five big cats that donated DNA for a genome sequencing project. Tigers and their relatives have hit on the right...

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Genomes of big cats revealed

By | September 19, 2013 at 4:11 pm | No comments

By Helen Briggs BBC News International scientists have mapped the genomes of the tiger, lion and snow leopard, in conservation efforts to protect endangered species. The research give clues to how big cats evolved to become top predators with superior muscle strength and a...

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Law change may end private ownership of exotic pet

By | September 14, 2013 at 8:23 pm | No comments

September 14, READING, Pa. (AP) — Barry Hoch stood close to the cage, holding a bunch of green grapes with one hand and poking a piece of the fruit through the chain links with the other. The bear stuck out its tongue, greedily accepted the food, and grunted for...

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Uruguay’s Montevideo Zoo giving away its big cats

By | September 14, 2013 at 8:22 pm | No comments

Posted at: 09/13/2013 4:35 PM By LEONARDO HABERKORN (AP) MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - "Hatch," a 10-year-old male Bengal tiger, has lived in a 20-by-16-foot (6-by-5 meter) cage with cement walls and nothing green in sight since he was traded to the Villa Dolores Zoo after spending...

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One Wild Wedding Proposal at The Wildcat Sanctuary

By | September 11, 2013 at 9:07 pm | No comments

He was so wild about his girlfriend, that he asked her to marry him at The Wildcat Sanctuary.   Doug Mitchell surprised his girlfriend Jasmine Baba with a wedding proposal at Minnesota's only big cat sanctuary. The Wildcat Sanctuary hosted an intimate legendary...

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Student, 19, mauled by 400lb tiger in Thailand at popular tourist attraction

By | September 1, 2013 at 4:06 pm | No comments

Enjoying the trip of a lifetime to Thailand, university student Isabelle Brennan strokes a young tiger at a popular tourist attraction – one of the few places in the world where you can pet the deadly animals while they sleep. But just minutes after this photo was taken,...

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Seventh Big Cat Dies From Distemper At Wylie Animal Sanctuary

By | August 27, 2013 at 5:17 pm | No comments

(credit: In-Sync Exotics) August 26, 2013 WYLIE (CBS 11 NEWS) - A distemper outbreak has killed another large tiger in Wylie.  The virus has now taken the lives of seven large cats at In-Sync Exotics.  More than a dozen other animals are still sick at the...

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Supporters blog about TWS – every little bit helps a lot

By | August 21, 2013 at 11:45 pm | No comments

Thank you Amanda for sharing The Wildcat's Story on your blog post.  Every bit of exposure for our work, helps a lot. A life Through Donations Post by TWS Supporter  Amanda Watts So far in my research and adventures it's been abit overwhelming looking at all the non...

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Not every circus has to include a lion, a tiger or a bear

By | August 21, 2013 at 2:24 pm | No comments

Circuses entertain audiences, but they bring no joy to performing animals. Well-documented training techniques include severe beatings, intimidation, and deprivation of food and water. Elephants spend virtually their entire lives chained, confined to small box cars or trucks,...

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