On September 6th, an anonymous individual sent us an email explaining how they wanted to expose certain practices they found to be horrendous during their time volunteering for Big Cat Rescue. What sets this apart from prior volunteers that have spoken out is that this person claims to have volunteered at Big Cat Rescue sometime within the past four years.
In a article published just a bit over a week ago by The Dodo, Susan Bass, Director of Public Relations for Big Cat Rescue, went on to address a viral video in which a tiger stalked two men standing on the opposite side of it’s enclosure. The article contained an exaggerated description of what actually transpired, but that’s par for the course when it comes to The Dodo’s reporting.
Many people seem to be unaware of Big Cat Rescue's close association with the notorious animal rights organization known as The Humane Society of The United States. So how exactly are these multi-million dollar nonprofit entities connected?
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.