The adorable and healthy Columbus Zoo and Aquarium fishing cat kittens are doing great and now have names! The runt male has been named Broucek (Czech word for “little sweetie”), the other male has been named Tegus (Thai word for “assertive”); and the female has been named Tallulah (Native American name meaning “running water”). “The kittens … Continue reading
- CAPTION THIS – Nirvana Ocelot knows which keepers carry the treats and she knows exactly who is on the Enrichment team. When she hears them coming she gets her best beggin’ smile ready because she KNOWs that NO keeper can refuse an extra spice bag for this silly girl?
- Help out a big cat by participating in #WISHLISTWEDNESDAY at http://ift.tt/1mbaZoW or ship us items direct to the address below. 18oz heavy plastic cups, 13gal heavy duty kitchen trash bags, Scotch Brite heavy duty scrub sponges Shipping Address is: Big Cat Rescue 12802 Easy Street Tampa, Florida 33625 Like the Sand cats these things are “small but mighty”. We use supplies sparingly and wisely without wasting unnecessarily but we still go through a lot of these small items. *The cups are used to make the cats’ popsicles in *The trash bags are used in the buckets carried by the cleaning crews * Scotch Brite heavy duty scrub sponges are used for many things including cleaning up in the cats’ food prep areas.
- Meet Arizona Serval – Much like the big bad wolf in “Little Red Riding Hood” the Servals big ears are “the better to hear you with!” The serval’s sensitive hearing allows it to locate small mammals moving through the grass or underground, and to hunt its prey sometimes without seeing it until the final pounce. It also has the ability to leap vertically and catch prey such as birds, right out of the air. They do this by “clapping” with their front paws together and striking with a downward blow. Primary prey items for the Serval includes rodents, birds, reptiles, fish, frogs and insects. Servals have a hunting success rate that is higher that lions or tigers.
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