On Friday, Big Cat Rescue decided to comment on a viral video that was making its rounds these past couple of days in which a lion managed to hold its ground in a game of tug-of-war with three WWE wrestlers. A crowd of onlookers watched as Fabian Aichner, Killian Dain and Ricochet took on a 2 ½ year female lion cub named Axelle in a friendly game of tug-of-war.
Does virtual reality technology have the potential to completely reinvent the way we will think of zoos in the near future? According to some groups, the inevitable advancements in technology will make the practice of zoological gardens exhibiting live animals in captivity obsolete. Carole Baskin, CEO and Founder of Big Cat Rescue, seems to also subscribe to that notion.
On Earth Day, March 22, 2018, Big Cat Rescue posted an infographic on Facebook that contained unverified claims asserting that the consumption of water, grain, land, and co2 emissions could be greatly reduced if people were to eat a vegan diet for a day. Unsurprisingly, some of their followers took issue with the post. People tend to get peeved when an organization they follow on social media starts posting unrelated content people didn’t follow them for.
We finally got our hands on a copy of Big Cat Rescue’s 2017 990 form. Like our previous review, we’ll keep this article brief by only focusing on the important bits of information they disclosed in their latest report to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
These days it seems like just about any innocent interaction between people and animals is immediately condemned by proponents of the fanatical animal rights ideology. Their incessant outrage over the most seemingly benign things is annoying, but it does provide us with opportunities to prove how absurd their arguments are.
Each time a “sanctuary” operating in the United States “rescues” a cat from the near extinct private owner of big cats or a poorly managed zoo, animal rights organizations are quick to utilize the increasingly rare situation by ranting about how there are too many exotic cats in the United States. They’ll usually accompany that baseless claim using grossly exaggerated estimates of the number of tigers residing in this country. So why are they choosing to further exacerbate the alleged problem by importing even more exotic cats?
In a live stream posted on February 28th, the CEO of Big Cat Rescue, Carole Baskin, announced that she was contacted by a wildlife rehabilitation center to take in two bobcats set to be released back into the wild and a serval.