Updated October 2019 Vincent Von Duke is a sixth-generation circus trainer based in Lakeland, Florida who presents a traveling big cat show called Close Encounters of the Exotic Kind at Shrine circuses and fairs throughout the eastern United States. Von Duke formerly trained big cats for a circus which closed […]
PETA Alerts USDA to Unlicensed Doug Terranova’s Recent Circus Performances September 10, 2019 Contact: David Perle 202-483-7382 Kaufman, Texas – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) permanently revoked the federal Animal Welfare Act (AWA) license of Doug Terranova, a Kaufman-based animal exhibitor, on August 30 and ordered him and his company to pay […]
509 Ivy Drive, Sebring, FL 33876 863-655-2051 Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org Linda Sue claims to be an animal advocate who focuses on rabbits. But, she has associated with Joe Schreibvogel, one of the most notorious exploiters of tiger cubs in the country, and joined in his false attacks on Big Cat Rescue. […]
DreamWorld and their “Tiger Island” attraction is a notorious amusement park in Australia. Tiger Island is a self-proclaimed “conservation program” for tigers, but they do a lot of things which no reputable zoo would do. We believe that all of the cubs born there are removed from their mothers and […]
Zoological Wildlife Foundation owner: Among those arrested were the men who the authorities said headed the ring, Mario Tabraue and his father, Guillermo. When the men were arrested at their homes in Dade County, Mario Tabraue’s wife tossed a bundle of $50,000 in cash out the back window, said Lloyd E. Dean, an agent of the FBI.