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 […]
At a USDA Big Cat Symposium in Fort Worth, Texas on March 26, 2003, Kay Rosaire gave this advice on stage: “To keep a tiger off you, you just poke ’em real hard with a pitchfork a time or two and show ’em who’s boss. Then they’ll get the message.” […]
Despite flagrant violations of the Animal Welfare Act, USDA rarely cites facilities, so when a facility is cited in almost every inspection report, it is an indicator of a much bigger problem.
Jungle Safari AKA The Zoo Pat and Robert Engesser Jungle Safari (formerly known as Engesser’s Exotic Felines, Luce Enterprises, The Zoo, and Endangered Species, Inc.) is a privately-owned traveling petting zoo which spends 9 months of the year displaying big cats and their cubs in the parking lots of malls […]
Dade City’s Wild Things has been sued by the USDA for mistreatment of cubs used in pay to play schemes, such as swimming with cubs.