2018 Update: After tons of complaints and a 140,000+ signature petition, Kalahari Resorts has finally ended their cub-petting displays. We’ve been monitoring this pretty closely and haven’t seen any evidence of cub-petting there since the summer of 2017.
We get so many complaints about the poor cubs being used as photo and ego props in the mall at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells.
These videos explain why it is so troubling to those who love animals.
Of note: Part 3, the “handler” becomes a bit physical with the Tiger cub.
Part 4, while facing away from the camera, it appears the handler put something in/on the cubs mouth, which in turn keeps it distracted.
Please help stop this abuse by letting the Kalahari Resort know that real animals lovers think this is animal abuse.
They have a form on this page: https://www.kalahariresorts.com/wisconsin/contact-us