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National Black Cat Day11/17/2021
Black cats, domestic and wild, are commonly thought to be bad luck or bad omens. Here at TCWR we are home to one black, or melanistic, leopard named Spyke. Come visit us to learn how to help black cats of all shapes and sizes, including Spyke!
World Wildlife Conservation Day12/04/2021
Come and join us at TCWR on Wildlife Conservation Day, December 4th. Did you know many species, from all over the world, are endangered due to harmful actions of humans; from hunting and wildlife trafficking to the destruction of their habitats. Through interactive programs, discover how you can help stop the number of endangered species from rising and how to help the ones whose numbers are already extremely low.
National Cat Day10/29/2021
Come visit us at TCWR on October 29th and join us in celebrating International Cat Day! This is a day used to raise awareness for homeless domestic cats of all species and backgrounds, and to explore ways to help and protect them. Here at TCWR, we are a forever home to exotic cats. But, there is an ever growing problem of homeless domesticated cats in neighborhoods all around the world. Come join us in finding solutions to some of the issues that our feline friends, wild and domestic, are facing.View Event
Fun Fact #1
Tigers love to hunt deer, pigs, rhinos, & small elephants.
Fun Fact #2
Spyke's favorite toy is his blue donut!
Fun Fact #3
Male lions in the wild tend to live about 9-10 years while a female average life span in the wild is 12-16 years.
Fun Fact #4
Black Bears will be a lot smaller than grizzly bears, depending on the gender.
Fun Fact #5
Servals love to run and jump in the water.
Fun Fact #6
Bobcats are the most widely spread & adaptable carnivores in North America.
Fun Fact #7
Bum, the first lion the Jackson family rescued, was abandoned and chained to a tree in a hotel parking lot in Little Rock.
Fun Fact #8
A White-Nosed Coatimundi will give birth to an average of 4 pups a litter but can give birth to 2-7 pups each litter.
Fun Fact #9
A cougar can be mighty long at 6-8 feet in length plus the tail! That's as long as an average-sized bed at 6.25 feet.
Fun Fact #10
Ligers take after both sides of the family with eyespots on their ears and stripes like a tiger and the tuft of hair on their tail and the lion body.
Fun Fact #11
Leopards have a wide range of habitats: desert & semi-desert of Southern Africa, arid areas in North Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, mountain regions of Southwest Asia, savannah grasslands, and rainforests.
Fun Fact #12
Jaguars are active 50-60% of a 24 hour period.
Fun Fact #13
Bam-Bam loves to eat a lot of food, even food we would love to eat! His favorite food would be peanut butter & honey sandwiches with coconuts as a close second.
Fun Fact #14
Hyenas have excellent nighttime vision & hearing.
Fun Fact #15
White tigers like Kenny did not have Down Syndrome since tigers don't have enough chromosomes. Kenny just had physical deformities.
To provide lifetime refuge for abused and neglected “Big Cats” with emphasis on tigers, lions, leopards, and cougars. Through public education we work to end the Exotic Animal Trade, making sanctuaries like Turpentine Creek no longer necessary; together, we can preserve and protect these magnificent predators in the wild for our children’s future.