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An exotic animal sanctuary and educational facility in Alpine, CA

Situated on 93 acres outside of Alpine, California, on the edge of the Cleveland National Forest, Lions Tigers & Bears is an animal sanctuary for rescued big cats, bears and other exotic animals in beautiful San Diego County. Nestled in a scenic landscape of majestic oak trees, meadows, and rolling hills, our sanctuary offers an idyllic, natural habitat for more than 60 animals who have been neglected and abused in captivity across the country.
 
The ranch provides a peaceful refuge for the animals to live with dignity in a safe, nurturing environment, where they can run, play, swim and enjoy fresh air. Your membership, sponsorship, and support mean the world to us and ensure the animals get a second chance at a better tomorrow.
 

Celebrate in the Natural Beauty of the Ranch

Gather with family, friends and colleagues at Lions Tigers & Bears. Our animal sanctuary and ranch offer beautiful outdoor spaces, grassy lawns and meadows, and a covered pavilion surrounded by the animals who call Lions Tigers & Bears home.
 
The pristine landscape offers a natural canvas for designing the perfect wedding ceremony, reception, birthday party, corporate event, or team-building retreat. Celebrate and come together in a serene country setting with picturesque views that inspire romance, adventure and the spirit of awareness.
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Our Mission

Our Mission

Lions Tigers & Bears is dedicated to providing a safe haven to abused and abandoned exotic animals and to inspiring an educational forum to end the exotic animal trade. As a state and federally licensed 501(c)(3) non-profit, we are a NO KILL, NO BREED sanctuary that allows the animals in our care to live out their lives with dignity in a caring and safe environment.
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Turkey Bash

Come get WILD at Lions Tigers & Bears the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving - and watch our rescued big cats and bears enjoy their Thanksgiving Feast. This event is a special twist on our regularly scheduled 10 AM guided educational visit.
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Christmas with the Animals

Come watch the animals open their Christmas presents and celebrate the holiday season in the beautiful San Diego countryside with fresh air and wide open spaces alongside your friends, family, and the animals!
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Virtual Meet n' Greet

Invite a big cat or bear to your next meeting!

Invite a big cat or bear to your next virtual meeting - and it will be guaranteed to be one that your co-workers or friends and family will never forget! Are you practicing social distancing? Does that mean virtual meetings are your new norm? Lions Tigers & Bears' WILD VIRTUAL Meet n' Greets are the perfect way to shake up the monotony of your virtual meetings - and the best part is - your participating benefits the animals!

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Donor Spotlight

"When I was invited by friends to go visit Lions Tigers & Bears three years ago, I was very skeptical. I am NOT a fan of zoos. I am not a fan of animals in captivity of any kind. And even after I was assured that this was not a zoo I still had my doubts."

Read the rest of the Bowlen's story and find out how they became avid supporters of our sanctuary.

 

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What 'Tiger King' Doesn't Tell You

The Netflix docuseries, Tiger King, has taken the internet by storm, sending shockwaves and loads of memes across the interweb, all while rising to the ranks of the #1 series on the streaming service. However, the docuseries fell short in its depiction of the reality that captive big cats endure when exploited for profit in the U.S. Click below to learn more.
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Get cozy this winter and come stay with the animals of LTB! โ„๏ธโ›„๏ธ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป Treat your Valentine or Galentine to a romantic getaway they won't forget... For a limited time only, you can save 20%, on your stay at our White Oak Wild Nights luxurious retreat with code: WOLOVE ๐Ÿ’› Purchase a gift certificate, or book your stay, while supporting the animals of LTB by visiting here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/white-oak-wild-nights
Get cozy this winter and come stay with the animals of LTB! โ„๏ธโ›„๏ธ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป For a limited time only, you can save 20%, on your stay at our White Oak Wild Nights luxurious retreat witlionstigersandbears.org/white-oak-wildโ€ฆ
Meatball and Delilah are out and about roaming their multi-acre habitat today! ๐Ÿป๐Ÿพโ  โ  Having expansive and enriching habitats for our rescued animals is very important to us. If a big cat or bear has to be in captivity, they certainly don't belong on concrete or in cages! Hit like if you agree! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
A BTS look into our bobcat habitat this Sunday! ๐Ÿ˜ผ It's nice to see Clarence in an expansive habitat and not a small cage because for so long that wasn't the case. ๐Ÿ’”โ  โ  To learn more about Clarence or to sponsor his care - hlionstigersandbears.org/our-animals/boโ€ฆMpCG
A BTS look into our bobcat habitat this Sunday! ๐Ÿ˜ผ It's nice to see Clarence in an expansive habitat and not a small cage because for so long that wasn't the case. ๐Ÿ’”โ  โ  Clarence was rescued from a fur farm in Ohio in 2015. But Clarence was kept at the farm for a different purpose. He was kept in a small cage so the owners could harvest his urine, which was sold to market and used by hunters. Believe it or not - this was a legal operation! โ  โ  Clarence and a black bear living at the farm were seized by state officials after Ohio SB 310 - the Ohio Dangerous Wild Animals Act was passed. โ  โ  Now Clarence is living his best life here at Lions Tigers & Bears, where he has plenty of room to roam and share his time alongside his bobcat friends. We're thankful we can provide Clarence a quality life. โ To learn more about Clarence or to sponsor his care - head here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/our-animals/bobcats/clarence ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
Meet Conrad, Our Mountain Lion ๐Ÿ’›โ  โ  Conrad was a young male mountain caught in late 2007 (and tagged "502") by California Department of Fish & Wildlife officials while roaming near an elementary school in Redlands, California. Lions Tigers & Bears rescued him so that he would not be euthanized. Because we had no enclosure for him at the time, he had to live in quarantine for several months while we constructed his habitat.โ  โ  After a vigorous health examination, Conrad was finally moved to his new home. At first, he tended to spend most of his time inside his "cave," venturing outside only at night as mountain lions are naturally timid. With the patient encouragement of his caregivers, who spent hours each day talking and reading to him, he soon began to leave his cave to explore his new enclosure. Soon he was sleeping in his hammock, enjoying the huge logs he claws to keep his nails trim, playing with his rubber ball, and relaxing in his waterfall pool. However, he's still rather shy and emerges mostly at night and early in the morning.โ  โ  To sponsor Conrad and his daily care here at Lions Tigers & Bears, head here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/our-animals/mountain-lions/conrad ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฆ
Meet Conrad, Our Mountain Lion ๐Ÿ’›โ  โ To sponsor Conrad and his daily care here at Lions Tigers & Bears, headlionstigersandbears.org/our-animals/moโ€ฆgSItuXZ today! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฆ #LTB #LionsTigersandBears #RescueMount
Meet Conrad, Our Mountain Lion ๐Ÿ’›โ  โ  Conrad was a young male mountain caught in late 2007 (and tagged "502") by California Department of Fish & Wildlife officials while roaming near an elementary school in Redlands, California. Lions Tigers & Bears rescued him so that he would not be euthanized. Because we had no enclosure for him at the time, he had to live in quarantine for several months while we constructed his habitat.โ  โ  After a vigorous health examination, Conrad was finally moved to his new home. At first, he tended to spend most of his time inside his "cave," venturing outside only at night as mountain lions are naturally timid. With the patient encouragement of his caregivers, who spent hours each day talking and reading to him, he soon began to leave his cave to explore his new enclosure. Soon he was sleeping in his hammock, enjoying the huge logs he claws to keep his nails trim, playing with his rubber ball, and relaxing in his waterfall pool. However, he's still rather shy and emerges mostly at night and early in the morning.โ  โ  To sponsor Conrad and his daily care here at Lions Tigers & Bears, head here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/our-animals/mountain-lions/conrad today! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฆ
Blossom says "I'll take all the snacks please." Our six black bears, Blossom included, love to forage for their lunch on their enrichment platform. โ  โ  How cool is this platform made possible by Trees for Tigers USA?! ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜ Our bears love it! โ  โ  โ #LTB
LTB's youngest bobcat ? sure has come a long way since he was first rescued after being dropped off at a local pet hospital as an emaciated and dehydrated baby? โ € What word would you use to describe Diego?
Don't you just love Maddie's happy face?? โ € Purchased as a pet and nearly sold to a canned hunt, this 18 year old black bear was rescued six years ago. โ € Thank you for supporting lifetime care for rescued animals like Maddie? Knowing she is safe and cared for gives us all a great reason to smile ?
Feisty + fearless, Nola ? Moka, the happy youngster? stalking queen, Crystal ? Maverick, the charmer ? beloved old man, Hank ? and Tabu the "OG" beauty of LTB. โ € Each of these tigers has their own rescue story - but they all share a common background as victims of the exotic animal trade. โ € Today is International Tiger Day, a day devoted to raising awareness for tiger conservation. And while a mere 3,900 tigers are left in the wild - where tigers belongโฃ๏ธ - an estimated 5,000 to 7,000 tigers are kept captive in backyards and roadside zoos in the U.S. alone. โš ๏ธActual numbers may be higher, since there is no federal tracking program for privately owned big cats. โ € One of the greatest misconceptions about these tigers is that breeding them helps conserve tigers in the wild? This couldn't be further from the truth. โ € The majority of tigers in the U.S. are kept by private owners and roadside zoos - many participate in rampant breeding, further exploiting the big cats through cub petting encounters. โ € These tigers are "generic" tigers (bred across 2 or more subspecies) and have NO conservation value because they're not bred according to the Species Survival Plan. โ € In fact, only 250 of the 5,000 to 7,000 captive U.S. tigers are pure-bred subspecies (kept in AZA accredited zoos). โ € Fortunately, there are real sanctuaries like LTB to provide a glimmer of hope. Currently providing lifelong refuge to six rescued tigers, LTB has rescued hundreds of tigers across the U.S. โ € With your help - together we can do even more to protect tigers. โ € โŒPlease don't pay to hold or play with tigers. It's always cruel for the animals and doesn't support real conservation efforts. โ € โŒPlease don't pay to watch tigers in circuses or performances. Tigers are wild animals not entertainers. โ € โœ…Call your representatives and urge them to support the Big Cat Public Safety Act - which will limit private ownership of big cats and end cub petting (link in profile). โ € โœ…Sign up for LTB's newsletter and visit our website to stay informed. โ € โœ…Donate, visit, volunteer + share information to raise awareness. โ € โค๏ธThank you for taking a stand to support tigers this International Tiger Day.
Are you hanging with your pride?this Sunday Funday? โ € Rescued lions Louie?,Arusha & Zulu ? Keeper Brian
Happy birthday beautiful boy!? โ € We're celebrating not just a birthday today - but Moka's rescue - and a life free from abusive exploitation. โ € Moka was lucky - finding lifetime refuge at an accredited sanctuary - but many more tigers bred for the exotic animal trade are not. Thank you for following Moka's journey + for continuing to support LTB's critical rescue and education work. โ € Your donations, membership, visits, volunteer efforts and support truly make a difference and ensure that animals like Moka live with dignity and respect. โ € Will you consider a donation of $27 today to support Moka's lifetime care at LTB?โค๏ธ it costs over $10K/year - or $27/day - for basic food and care for a tiger like Moka. Your donation at any level keeps Moka and tigers like him safe. Swipe ? for adorable baby Moka video taken by @sdzsafaripark. Do you want to send Moka a birthday message?
Happy Funday Fur-iday ?? from rescued grizzly Albert. Are you staying cool like this big guy??
How bear-y? cute is this video of rescued Himalayan bear Teddy eating his apple?? ?? โ € ?Volunteer Alyssa โ €
When it's Tuesday but feels like it should be Friday...??
Fun fact: Meatball starts every day with a great big grin? Can this rescued bear motivate you to smile this Monday??? โ €
Moka+ Nola= #SundayFunday Couldn't you watch these two ???all day? โ € ?Volunteer Alyssa
Happy Caturday?from rescued tiger Moka! Moka's 1st birthday at LTB is just one week away - 7/27 during the 10 am visit. Are you coming to watch him open his presents?? โ € Slide?to see a baby pic of Moka after he was first rescued from animal traffickers - ?@drmonicaharms. Do you remember when Moka was that small?!
Who's the real Lion King of LTB??? Bakari, Louie or too close to call?
?Your donations in action!โœจ Thank you bear-y much for donating to Liberty's birthday fundraiser and making her bday wish come true? The new bear ? culvert has been installed and the bears are loving it!!! โค๏ธ LTB is also working on adding a new den in Liberty's safety bedroom. Your donation at any level will help us finish this much needed work for the black bears?? Thank you!
Can you feel the love? for rescued animals like Louie? โ € The new Lion King movie? launches this week and LTB - home to real life Lion King and retired performance lion, Louie? - is thrilled to see the film industry move away from using live animals in movies. โ € Performance animals lead difficult, unnatural lives. Used for as long as they're profitable, many of these animals disappear once they're no longer useful because there is no federal tracking program for privately-owned big cats like lions. โ € Only the lucky ones - like Louie? - find placement at an accredited sanctuary like Lions Tigers & Bears. โ € @peta announced today that they are sponsoring Louie in honor of Lion King director @jonfavreau who made this film without using a single real animal? and we hope this will inspire others to donate to support lifesaving care for animals like Louie. โ € Lions, tigers, bears and other wild exotic animals don't belong on stage and now thanks to CGI technology there is no reason at all to use live animals for performances ever again. โ € Thank you to everyone involved in producing this film for embracing technology and preserving animal welfare. And thank you for donating to provide life-saving care for Louie and other rescued animals in need! โ € If you're interested in sponsoring a specific rescued animal at LTB please see the link in profile. Your donation at any level makes a lifesaving difference for animals like Louie??? โ € ? @drmonicaharms
It's hard to look beautiful with your tongue out? but rescued lioness Arusha pulls it off - don't you think? ? ? @kathleenreeder
Are you excited for the new Lion King movie? ? ? If there was a CGI version of rescued lion Bakari, who would you cast to play him???
Rescued bobcat RJ says a nap and a hammock are the purr-fect Sunday combination? Do you agree?
On a scale from 1 to 10 how awesome is this throwback video of rescued white tiger Nola playing in the water?? This girl always has SO much fun with H2O? โ € Just a reminder: Please don't pay to see white tigers in performances or pay to hold or play with tiger cubs. There are no legitimate accredited breeding programs for white tigers. White tigers have no conservation value โ€” they are bred solely in captivity for exploitation. โ € White tigers are not a separate species - they're Bengal tigers and mixed-breed tigers that have been inbred to carry a very rare recessive gene for white fur. This inbreeding causes white tigers to suffer from extremely high rates of many congenital health problems including facial deformities and vision problems. โ € If you want to see a white tiger and learn more about them, visit a true sanctuary like LTB where proceeds from your visit support lifelong care for rescued animals like Nola? โ € ?Volunteer Alyssa
How would you describe Albert's Friday vibe? ? ??
Can you imagine living each day in fear, kept captive in a tiny cage, while people yell at you and shake you? โ € That was Clarence's reality for over a decade at an Ohio fur farm, where this bobcat was used for his urine which was then sold to hunters. โ € To harvest his urine, the fur farm owners would scare it out of him each day - shaking Clarence's cage, shouting at him and intimidating him until he would urinate. These daily sessions traumatized Clarence, exposing him to ongoing stress. โ € When he was rescued by LTB in 2015, Clarence was understandably cautious. It took him a while to adjust to his new surroundings and trust that no-one was going to hurt him anymore. โ € Over the past four year, Clarence has transformed? Now he spends his days watching the birds and napping. He enjoys catnip as well as a good treat. He's also forged a strong bond with fellow rescued bobcat Mia. The two can often be found hanging out together. โ € Clarence no longer lives a life dominated by fear. He is safe thanks to youโค๏ธ โ € LTB couldn't save animals like Clarence without your help. Your donation at any level truly makes a difference for Clarence and all the rescued animals.
Happy whisker Wednesday from a very focused Conga ? What do you think she is stalking?... โ € ? @kathleenreeder
Can you touch your tongue to your nose?!? Happy #TOT from rescued white lion Louie?? โ € ?Volunteer Alyssa
Can Tabu? scare Monday away?? โœ… yes โœ… no โœ… or hope so!
Surprise - Moka's taking a turn in the big pool! He + Nola? were just rotated into a different habitat as part of their ongoing enrichment. โ € Exploring new spaces like this provides a physical and mental challenge ? for captive animals. โ € Moka is a more cautious tiger? He needed a day to adjust, but now he's jumping and swimming like a champ? โ € Confiscated at the US/MX border from animal traffickers when he was just weeks old, LTB's youngest rescue "cub" is growing fast!? โ € Moka will be celebrating his FIRST full year at LTB on Saturday, July 27โ€” will you come join the fun?? โ €
Happy Caturday!? Are you ready to paw-ty??
Paws up? if you want to spend the holiday #weekend poolside ?โ€โ™€๏ธ like rescued grizzlies Albert?+ Cherry ??
Happy 4th of July?? + HBD Liberty! โ € Can you believe it's been 10 years today since this wild-born ? cub was saved + became the very first rescued bear at LTB? โ € Come celebrate Liberty during the 10 a.m. visit tomorrow โ†’ Friday, July 5. Book online and watch Liberty enjoy some special birthday enrichment? โ € There's still time to make a donation in honor of Liberty's birthday to fund the new culvert in the black bear habitat. Your donation at any level - $5, $10, $20 or more - will help make Liberty's bdayโœจ wishโœจ come true!โค๏ธโ™ก? โ € What goodies do you think we should we put in Liberty's cake this year??
Are you looking for a way to put your time + talent to good use?!??? Join our amazing team of volunteers. Volunteers are the heart and soul of our work here at the sanctuary, providing essential help in so many areas โ€” from checking-in visitors, to food prep, and even leading visits. โ € Do you know someone who might be interested in volunteering??Please tag them in the comments. (Volunteer link in profile for more info) โ € And please help us thank? all of the incredible volunteers - like Michele here - for everything they do to support the rescued animalsโค๏ธ โ € If you'd like to watch this entire video - it's on the Volunteer page of the LTB website at lionstigersandbears.org
What do you think Maddie is smiling about today??? โ € Bears smile much like humans do, for their own bear reasons based on what makes them feel happy. โ € Originally purchased as a pet for a child, Maddie was nearly sold to a canned hunt and spent years confined to a small cage with no space to play or roam and never setting foot on green grass?or dirt. โ € Now she spends her days exploring the multi-acre black bear habitat, playing with her bestie Liberty ?rolling in the grass, munching her favorite snack - romaine lettuce? - and cooling off in the pool. โ € Maddie has many reasons to smile now thanks to you. Thank you for continuing to support LTB and putting this big bear grin on Maddie's sweet face.โค๏ธ??? โ € โ € โ € โ €
Does Bakari look ready to take on Monday?? #thatface ?
Just add water ? and rescued white tiger Nola is a happy girl? what's the #1 ingredient in your purr-fect #Caturday?
Will you help make Liberty's birthday? wish come true? โ € She might be full-grown, but she'll always be our baby? This wild-born bear nearly lost her life as a young cub. Now she's celebrating a milestone birthday and she needs your help. โ € Like many yearlings who leave their mothers in search of food + territory, Liberty learned to find food entering campgrounds as a young cub? When wild animals are no longer afraid to enter populated areas, they're considered habituated. Sadly this conflict often costs wild animals their lives. โ € Fortunately, officials reached out to LTB for lifetime placement and with your support, this wild-born baby became the very first rescued bear at the sanctuary on July 4, 2009?? Liberty literally put the "bear" in Lions Tigers and Bearsโค๏ธ โ € Thanks to you, Liberty has grown these past 10 years into the happy, healthy bear she is today. The black bear habitat is now home to five other rescued black bears. As the baby of the group, Liberty stirs up some trouble - sneaking into all the other bears bedrooms to snoop for goodies or look for a better napping spot? It's not uncommon to find her sleeping in Delilah's bedroom. Liberty has also forged a strong friendship with Maddie and the two can often be found playing and rolling in the grass together, sitting at the picnic table? or taking an afternoon dip in the pool. โ € Liberty and all the black bears desperately need an additional culvert in their habitat. These giant cement culverts provide essential shade during the summer, cozy dens ? during the winter and an overall fun spot to nap, lounge and play. Your donation at any level will make Liberty's birthday wish come true!โค๏ธ โ € Every day is a gift for Liberty. She's able to roam the green grass under blue skies in open space thanks to you? Please come celebrate her double-digit birthday at LTB on Friday, July 5 during the morning visit and please consider a donation at any level to support her lifetime care and new culvert!
Landmark moments take on even greater meaning when they support the lifelong care of majestic rescued sanctuary animalsโœจ โ € Thank you ? Cy and Kim for celebrating your wedding with the animals. We wish you a lifetime of happiness.?? and thanks to @equinoxphoto for sharing these beautiful images? โ € Do you know someone searching for a very special venue? Tag them in the comments. We can't wait to get started planning for your special day??? โ €
Wild-born mountain lion Conrad prefers to keep a low profile? Mountain lions generally avoid humans, but Conrad was found roaming near an elementary school and picked up by officials as a public safety threat. LTB rescued him to save him from euthanasia. โ € #DYK that mountain lions have excellent vision?? They can't see in complete darkness, but these cats see detail in much lower light than humans. Their vision combined with razor sharp reflexes makes mountain lions skilled hunters. โ € Can you name any other animals with great night vision?? โ €
Isn't this behind-the-scenes peek at a very content Tabu ? purr-fection? โ € Tabu is our most sensitive rescued tigress. She doesn't love a lot of new people or noise. We respect her needs and keep her in quieter habitats where she can enjoy her personal space - which makes moments like these even more special to share. โ € She's fierce, beautiful and loves her privacy โ€” is Tabu your spirit animal?? โ € ?Volunteer Alyssa โ €
Louie is practicing his inner โ˜ฎ๏ธ - - - As a former circus ? lion, Louie's no stranger to stress, but since his rescue he spends his days like this โ€” soaking up the SoCal โ˜€๏ธ and enjoying life w/out being forced to perform. Thank you for supporting Louie and all the rescued animals and making moments like this possible?? โ € ?@kathleenreeder
Happy Sunday Funday?from rescued grizzly Albert? he's ready for your favorite bear pun now... โ € ?Keeper Brian
Shadow says everyday is #Caturday ? Agree or disagree? โ € ? @kathleenreeder
It's National Selfie Day โ†’ the purr-fect time to remember that wild animals like ?? and ?s suffer for our #selfies. Legitimate sanctuaries and zoos never allow the public hands-on ?contact with ??? โ € Please don't pay? to hold, play or pose w/lions, tigers, bears, leopards or other big cats - it's always cruel for the animals. Swipe ? for a message from Bobbi. โ € When we know better, we do better. Help raise awareness for the animals and show us your โค๏ธ #HumaneSelfie โค๏ธ
Um... who is this new bear and what is she doing in my pool? โ € ?:Delilah ? @KathleenReeder
Can you imagine waking up in your own luxurious retreat, to the roars of rescued lions and tigers?โœจ โ € White Oak Retreat is the beautiful overnight escape at the sanctuary, overlooking the gorgeous Linking Love habitat. All proceeds benefit the rescued animals.??? โ € Book your next getaway today (link in profile) and feel good knowing that your incredible adventure will not only feed your soul and spirit, but will provide lifesaving care to the rescued animals.? โ € Do you know someone who loves animals? Please tag them in the comments to help share this info!?
Any caption ideas? ?? - - - - - #DYK lions' tongues are as rough as sandpaper? ? They're covered in tiny spines - called papillae - which are tough enough to scrape meat off bones. โ € ?@kathleenreeder
Maverick's trying to turn Monday into Funday?? Is it working? โ € ?Keeper Rebekah
Who is the King? of your pride??Wishing all dads around the world ? a very happy Father's Day from Bakari and all of us at LTBโค๏ธ โ € ? @kathleenreeder
When you wake up early then realize, it's #Caturday? ? Rescued leopard Conga
Hank needs your help. Of all the white tigers at LTB, Hank is the one with the most issues. You can see some just by looking at him. โ € Tigers are supposed to be long and lean? โ€” but his blocky head and big shoulders don't match his short legs and stout body. He's clearly cross-eyed - as are all white tigers. These vision and body shape issues cause white tigers to suffer from poor mobility along with many other serious health conditions. โ € When the keepers set out enrichment for Hank - it takes him much longer to find the goodies. He startles easily, often scared of his own tail. Due to the extensive inbreeding used to create white tigers โ€” many suffer from severe and even fatal health impairments. โ € There are no legitimate accredited breeding programs for white tigers. White tigers are not a separate subspecies - they are inbred Bengal tigers and cross-bred tigers who've been bred to carry a rare recessive gene for white fur. White tigers have no conservation value - they're bred solely in captivity for exploitation. โ € You can help protect tigers by never paying? to see white tigers at a facility that breeds, buys or exploits them. โ € After a lifetime trapped in the prison-like conditions of a tiger breeding mill, Hank shows us he is enjoying life at LTB, happily chuffing to his keepers each day and always ready to chow down on some yummy treats โ€” even if it takes him a while to find themโค๏ธ โ € When you donate to LTB - you support life-saving care for formerly exploited animals like Hank. โ € It costs $10,000/year for basic food and care for one of our big cats, and $15/day for Hank's daily arthritis medication. Your donation today at any level provides critical care for Hank and all the rescued animals at LTB.
How happy does rescued Moon Bear ?? Teddy look today โ€” 1 to 10??
Do you own any LTB gear? We have some exclusive items in our online shop - link in profile. Tanks, tees ?, hats ?, sweatshirts, magnets and more. All proceeds support lifesaving care for the animalsโค๏ธ??? thanks to Keeper Rebekah for modeling the merch?
Lean in - Tabu has something to share...? โ € Did you know Tabu is the only animal living at LTB who was born? here? โ € We're often asked: How can I tell if a sanctuary is legit? โ € If you want to ensure you are supporting an organization that prioritizes animal welfare and meets or exceeds standards of care, we always recommend you do your own research and ask questions โ†’ here are some things to look? for: โ € True sanctuaries: โœ…Do not breed animals. A consistent and regular presence of cubs is a red flag?? โœ…Do not buy, sell or trade animals. โœ…Do not allow hands-onโœ‹ encounters with lions, tigers, leopards, bears or other apex predators. No organization committed to animal welfare and/or conservation would ever allow this. โœ…Provide a lifetime home for animals + meets each animal's physical and mental needs. โ € Do you have any other tips to share?
LTB's smallest rescue cat is living in a big cat world? Do you have a Monday caption for Sadie?
Cougars, pumas, mountain lions - whatever name you use for these powerful cats - they sure are gorgeous? Agree or disagree? โœจโœจโœจ
With legs?+ ears? for days + gorgeous markings, it's easy to see why people fall in โค๏ธ w/servals. They're also believed to be the most successful hunters in the cat world? โ € Sadly, these wild cats have gained popularity as "pets" - but servals are wild animals with wild ?instincts and behaviors to match their exotic looks. โ € Purchased as a pet, Denali was placed at a sanctuary when his family realized he was not the cat they had imagined. LTB rescued him, his bestie Sadie + many other animals when his previous sanctuary closed. โ € Super active, fast and ready for fun, Denali is wishing you a happy Caturday!? Are servals your favorite wild cat?
Is it too early for catnip??Keeper Rebekah set up some Friday fun for the rescued bobcats...
Show of hands?โ€โ™€๏ธwho remembers when Moka was this tiny? โ € Confiscated at the US/MX border from animal traffickers who tried to pass him off as a domestic kitten? Moka was initially cared for by the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. โ € He was genetically tested and determined to be a hybrid/generic tiger, who does not meet conservation guidelines, so officials at CA Fish and Wildlife reached out to LTB for a lifetime home and Moka moved to his permanent home here last year. โ € Moka's had quite a journey in such a short time, and his story is important to protecting tigers everywhere. Bred for the exotic animal trade, these animals are often exploited, abused and even killed for parts. The lucky onesโ˜˜๏ธ find placement at a qualified sanctuary like LTB. โ € Your visit, donations and support of LTB directly impact Moka and all the rescued animals who have nowhere else to turn. With your support, Moka will live out his life with dignity, respect and lifesaving care. โ € We're looking forward to celebrating Moka's one year anniversary this summer. Let us know in the comments if you have any ideas of how to celebrate Moka's first year at LTB.โค๏ธ??? โ € ?US Fish & Wildlife, US Customs & Border Protection, LTB โ € โ € โ €
Who needs a nuzzle and a nap?
Maverick would like to remind everyone โ†’ he's a tiger?
Sugar Bear is greeting Monday with a smile? are you? โ € Bred specifically for a canned hunt, Sugar was saved by an employee who fell in loveโค๏ธ with his sweet personality + placed him at an unaccredited sanctuary. He spent years confined in small corn crib w/only access to concrete floors until the sanctuary lost funding and he was rescued by LTB in 2012. โ € When he first arrived, Sugar had to be coaxed out of his bedroom because he wasn't used to grass, dirt or open spaceโ˜€๏ธ - but it didn't take long and now you can see him out and about exploring the expansive black bear habitat each day. โ € What's putting a smile on your face this magnificent Monday??? โ € โ € โ €
The Tetens Family surprised dad, Steve with an early Father's Day present ? - a visit to LTB and an opportunity to feed one of the animals yesterday. Swipe ?to see which animal he chose ??? โ € LTB's Feed a Wild One and Behind the Scenes encounters are a gift? for everyone involved. Strict safety measures keep everyone protected - while providing an opportunity to encounter amazing rescued animals in a way that genuinely supports critical lifesaving careโค๏ธ โ € Participation is always optional for the animals who are fed a portion of their carefully measured daily diet. โ € Big tiger chuffs of thanks? to the Tetens for celebrating their dad while supporting all the rescued animals. And Happy early Father's Day to Steve + dads everywhere! โ € Do you know a father who would enjoy a visit to LTB???? โ € โ € โ €
This is pretty much Louie's whole day?? Do you know anyone who sleeps as much as a lion?
Have you fallen in ? with Nola yet?
On a scale from 1? toโ†’ 10? how awesome are happy munching bear noises? โ € Awesome Blossom is one of the oldest bears at LTB. She and Delilah were the last remaining residents of a failed roadside zoo in Oklahoma. โ € The owner could no longer afford to feed them and had resorted to feeding the bears candy from a nearby factory while making arrangements to sell them to a big game hunt ranch. โ € Fortunately with your support LTB was able to rescue both black bears in 2011 and it's been all blue skies for them ever since.โค๏ธ โ €
Rescued lioness Zulu? had a small oral mass removed yesterday and received some additional dental work from Dr. Allison Woody, DVM, DAVDC and Dr. Ryan Sadler DVM, Diplomate ACZM. โ € A former circus lion, Zulu has been plagued with dental and health issues since her rescue in 2017. Like many performance animals, Zulu's canine teeth were previously filed down - which you can see in the close-up photo. โ € De-fanging and filing canine teeth is common in circus and performance animals - exposing animals to lifelong pain and recurring dental infections.? At 17, Zulu also suffers from liver + inflammatory bowel disease. Her weight fluctuates, but our veterinary team and keepers evaluate Zulu's needs each day to ensure this beautiful lioness has the best life possible. โ € Zulu is doing great todayโ˜€๏ธ and we are so thankful for your support. โ € Zulu's life-saving care? wouldn't be possible without you. The base cost for one veterinary procedure under anesthesia for one big cat is $1,200, one blood panel costs an average of $250 and pain medication for one animal for one day is $15. โ € Your donation at any level is essential. Thank you for ensuring Zulu and all the rescued animals receive the lifesaving care they need.โค๏ธ โ € โ € โ €
Tiger stripes are like fingerprints? No two tigers have the same pattern. Can you identify this rescued LTB tiger?? โ € โ € โ € ?@kathleenreeder
Thank you to our veterans, active duty military + all those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country.?? โ € โ € โ € ?Rescued Grizzly Bear Albert by @kathleenreeder
Rescued mountain lion Punkin is one of the most vocal ?cats at LTB, while his partner Melanie is one of the quietest? Who's the most talkative creature in your house? Is it you??
Do you like to spend your Saturdays on the move?โ€โ™‚๏ธ or in one favorite spot?? Active and agile, rescued leopard Conga can often be found climbing logs, branches + rocks or playing in her aerial skyway. Thankfully, she slowed down long enough to wish you a happy Caturday?
Smells like a good weekend is coming. Are you ready?? Happy FURiday from rescued Himalayan bear Baloo?? โ € ?Volunteer Alyssa
What word would you use to describe rescued black leopard Shadow? ? โ € Cats like Shadow warrant dignity and respect - unfortunately, this elderly leopard experienced neither for the majority of his life. โ € Badly declawed at his previous facility, he lived in constant pain, unable to walk normally on his mangled paws.ย ย He was often sedated, so that he could be handled by people and used for photo ops. This took a toll on his overall health. โ € Since Shadow's 2016 rescue, LTB has worked to provide Shadow w/the best life possible.ย ย He nearly died two years ago when his heart stopped during aย ย veterinary procedure + his health is a constant concern - but each day he greets his keepers happily with content leopard noises ? demonstrating his love for life and his incredible spirit. โœจ โ € Shadow's history of suffering can't be undone, but with your help, LTB will provide him with the care he needs to live the rest of his life with dignity and respect. โ € This lifesaving care is only possible because of you. Thank you for donating, supporting LTB and making a difference for Shadow + all of the animals in need.โค๏ธ โ € ? @kathleenreeder
Happy Whisker Wednesday from rescued bobcat RJ! This fun-loving boy โค๏ธs eating and playing - especially when he gets to chase his favorite blue ball around his habitat? Do you love bobcats? Comment with a ? + tag a bobcat loving friend. ?Volunteer Alyssa
Crystal runs right over when visitors arrive. She loves people watching as much as people love to see her. ? Tiger fact Tuesday: white tigers aren't a separate subspecies of tiger. They're bengal tigers (and mixed breed tigers) who've been inbred for a rare recessive gene associated with white fur. Sadly this in-breeding causes white tigers to suffer high rates of serious health problems including vision impairment and facial malformations. ? There are no legitimate breeding programs for white tigers. All the white tigers you see today have been inbred in captivity and have no conservation value. ? If you want to see a white tiger or learn more about them, come visit Crystal, Hank & Nola at LTB - all three are white tigers rescued from exploitation. They'll be excited to see you + your visit will support lifesaving care for them and other big cats in need. ?Keeper Darby
Happy Meatball Monday!? Do you remember when this face made national news? โ € A wild-born California black bear, Meatball - aka "the Glendale Bear"- gained notoriety while scavenging for food ? + swimming in backyard pools ?โ€โ™‚๏ธ in a neighborhood northeast of LA. โ € Fish & Wildlife captured and relocated Meatball 2x? - but there's a 3-strike rule for habituated bears (bears who aren't afraid to enter areas populated by humans). When Meatball returned a 3rd time?, the notorious wild bear faced euthanasia. โ € Fortunately, LTB was able to provide a lifetime home + the compassionate decision was made to save Meatball's life.โค๏ธ โ € Whether you live near wild bears? or hike, campโ›บ๏ธ, or visit bear country, we can all help protect wild bears! โ € Food is the number one reason bears venture into populated areas, so eliminating sources of food - including garbage? outside of your home + campsite is one way to help. โ € Do you have a favorite bear-proofing tip to share? โ € โ € ?Keeper Darby
Our hearts are full of gratitude? Wild in the Country was amazing yesterday. Thank you to all the guests, donors, sponsors, supporters + volunteers who helped us raise critical funds for the animals!????
Sleeping in on the big day?? Don't these guys know we have a party to throw? It's going to be a gorgeous day for the animals at Wild in the Country today + we can't wait to see all of you!โ˜€๏ธ Even if you can't join us, you can bid in the silent auction from anywhere on Text2Bid ? Text WIC to 71760 to get started bidding on amazing getaways, experiences, food + wine packages and more. Your winning bid provides lifesaving care to all the animals. Thank you!โค๏ธ ?Keeper Darby
Do you know how Maverick? got his name? โ € Bobbi + her husband were watching Top Gun? when they got the call about a young tiger needing rescue. โ € What movie? character name would you pick for a rescued tiger? โ € ? @kathleenreeder
Life was never easy for Zulu.? As a circus lion, she spent her days "on the road," confined to small spaces, exposed to loud noises, forceful "training" + with no access to the peace, quiet and space lions naturally crave. Like many performance lions, Zulu's canine teeth were filed down, exposing her roots to painful ongoing dental infections. โ € Fortunately Zulu's life changed dramatically in 2017 when her trainer reached out to Lions Tigers & Bears seeking lifetime sanctuary for this aging lioness. โœจ โ € Zulu's teeth required immediate attention. Thanks to your support, she's now received extensive dental work on all of her canines. Like all of our rescued animals, she requires ongoing dental treatment. Zulu also has an oral mass that we continue to monitor.? โ € At 17, Zulu suffers from liver disease + inflammatory bowel disease. Her weight fluctuates, but she is stable now, and our veterinary team and keepers evaluate Zulu's needs each day to ensure this beautiful lioness has the best life possible. She is thriving in her multi-acre habitat alongside her sister, Arusha and companion, Louie.โ˜€๏ธ โ € Your ticket to Wild in the Country this Saturday, May 18 provides lifesaving care for Zulu and all the rescued animals.??? The base cost for one veterinary procedure under anesthesia for one big cat is $1,200, one blood panel costs an average of $250 and pain medication for one animal for one day is $15. โ € Costs like these add up, but so does your support.โค๏ธ โ € Please buy your Wild in the Country ticket? today and make a difference for Zulu + other exotic animals in need, โ˜Ž๏ธ(619) 659-8078 x4, link in profile. โ € Can't make the event Saturday? Text WIC to 71760 and bid in the silent auction, which goes live Friday.
Rescued grizzly bear? Albert โค๏ธs naps, snacks and finding a great stick for chewing.? โ € It's the simple things that matter most ... Agree or disagree???? โ € โ € ?Volunteer Alyssa
Louie has an announcement: โ € โœจWild in the Country is this Saturday 5/18โœจ โ € Your ticket ?purchase directly helps Louie? and all the rescued animals at LTB.? ticket prices increase tonight! Don't miss your chance to join us for this amazing day for the animalsโ˜Ž๏ธ(619) 659-8078 x4 or linktree in profile. We're so excited @whitneycummings will be here to guest host, and @iticamilanes + @hautechileproductions. โ € Even if you can't attend, you can bid on the silent auction starting Friday. Text WIC to 71760 to get started. โ € โ€ข โ€ข โ€ข โ€ข โ € Have you ever heard Louie roar in person? โ € This magnificent white lion lived as a performance animal for years, carted around in small travel containers and used for circuses, film work and live shows. This kind of life takes a toll on big cats, but thanks to your support, Louie now spends his days in peace, napping in the green grass under blue skies with room to roam and in the company of rescued lionesses, Arusha + Zulu. โ € โ € ?Volunteer Alyssa
Anyone have a caption for Teddy??? โ € โ € ?Volunteer Alyssa
Happy Mother's Day? โ € We showered? our rescued mamas with some extra special enrichment. Used for breeding + exploited for years, Crystal had a rough life until her 2016 rescue - we're happy to celebrate her + show her some love? today and everyday. โ € How are you celebrating this Mothers Day?? โ € โ € ?+?Keeper Darby
Rescued Bengal-mix tiger Moka is ready to roll ?โ€โ™‚๏ธ into the weekend w/bestie ? Nola. Who are you rolling with this Caturday? โ € โ € ?Volunteer Alyssa
VIP tickets to Wild in the Country are officially SOLD OUT, and general admission ?s are going fast? Don't miss your chance to join the fun + help the animals โ€” Saturday, May 18. Is your mom an animal lover too?? Say Happy Mother's Day w/tickets to this amazing event that helps feed the rescued animals all year long? ????
Do you recognize this rescued grizzly?? She shares her habitat with her much loved brother, Albert. See the resemblance? โ € โ € Cherry Bomb also shares Albert's โค๏ธ of naps? She loves hanging out in her bedroom ?. Who can relate??โ€โ™€๏ธ โ € โ € ? Keeper Darby
Are you coming to Wild in the Country in 10 days? โ € Don't miss this incredible event that helps feed and care for the rescued animals all year longโค๏ธ ??? โ € Get your tickets today and save - before prices go up on May 11. โ € Please tag some friends who love animals and fun! @whitneycummings will be here with all the sanctuary animals, great food, music + dancing. We also have some amazing auction items lined up - including Super Bowl tickets ? if you won tickets to the Big Game, who would you take with you?
The rescued animals have many cute and silly moments - which we love to share!โค๏ธ but it's important to remember how powerful and dangerous captive wild animals truly are. โ € Safety is at the core of everything we do at ??? and it's one of the reasons we advocate against private ownership of apex predators like big cats and bears. โ € This week is Be Kind to Animals Week & it's a great time to reach out to your representatives and urge them to support HR 1380, the Big Cat Public Safety Act, link in profile. โ € One way to show kindness for animals is by respecting and protecting them. No one needs a lion, tiger or bear as a backyard pet. โ € Do you think Bakari helps prove that point? โ € And please share in the comments if you have other suggestions about how to be kind to animals.
Are you greeting Monday with a grin or a growl?? Rescued leopard, Conga? โ € โ € ?Keeper Darby
Look who's up! Sugar Bear is the only rescued ? who hibernated at LTB this Winter.ย ย He woke up a few weeks ago ready for action.ย ย Doesn't he look well rested? Do you have a good morning greetingโ˜€๏ธ for this handsome guy? โ € ?Volunteer Alyssa
Rescued bobcat Mia says Caturdays are for โžก๏ธadventure!? Would you agree? โ € Curious and always ready to explore, Mia is very interested in what's happening around the sanctuary.? She's also currently the only female bobcat at LTB.ย ย Can you name either of her companions?? โ € ?Volunteer Alyssa
Albert's? Friday vibe is ______________. โ € โ € โ € ?Keeper Darby
Who remembers when rescued cub? Nola was this small? Throwing it back this Thursday to Nola's first swim at LTB.ย ย Do you know anyone who loves water? as much as this girl?!โค๏ธ
Repost from @tabithalipkin with @fox5sandiego who came out to help feed the lions ? and talk out our big Wild in the Country event coming up on Saturday, May 18. Do you have your tickets yet? Have you ever fed Zulu or Louie? Were they this polite??
Baloo? wins #TongueOutTuesday ? โ€” Agree? or Disagree?
Do you have a Monday caption for rescued tiger Maverick??? ?Keeper Brian
The official countdown starts now!โค๏ธWild in the Country is just 3 weeks away. Don't miss this incredible event that helps us feed & care for the rescued animals all year long. Tickets are going fast and only 100 VIP tickets will be sold! (link in profile)???
Fierce,fast and powerful, leopards are known for their strength. Conga is all these things and more. Playful, agile, clever and curious, this gorgeous girl is celebrating her birthday this week. Any birthday wishes to share????
If you had to describe Bakari in one word, what would it be? ?
Snuggle buddies Sadie + Denali share such a strong bond? Visitors love hearing about the inter-species friendship between these two cats. Can you name any of the other animal besties at LTB?? Do you have a favorite pair? ?Keeper Rebekah
Keeper Darby is feeding Louie some chicken along with his daily arthritis medication. Have you ever fed one of the rescued animals at LTB?โค๏ธ If you could pick one of the sanctuary animals to feed - who would it be????
Conrad is one of three rescued mountain lions living at LTB. ?These typically solitary, shy cats are also known as "the cat with many names." How many names do you know for these powerful cats?
Rescued Himalayan bear brothers, Teddy? + Baloo? are happy to celebrate National Picnic Day at their regular lunch spot. What's your favorite picnic location??? ?Keeper Brian
For Earth Day? and every day โ†’ Tiger populations in the wild are endangered and the captive breeding of generic tigers for the exotic animal trade is part of the problem. If you want to protect tigers around the world, please don't ever pay ?to pet, hold, play, swim or pose with tiger cubs? - or any other apex predators (lions, leopards, bears, etc.). The animals used for these opportunities are exposed to devastating cruelty. There are no legitimate accredited sanctuaries or zoos that allow hands-on encounters with tigers or other apex predators. Brought to you by LTB's rescued tigers Crystal, Tabu, Nola, Moka, Hank and Maverick. Please share this information to help raise needed awareness!!!
Get cozy this winter and come stay with the animals of LTB! โ„๏ธโ›„๏ธ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป Treat your Valentine or Galentine to a romantic getaway they won't forget... For a limited time only, you can save 20%, on your stay at our White Oak Wild Nights luxurious retreat with code: WOLOVE ๐Ÿ’› Purchase a gift certificate, or book your stay, while supporting the animals of LTB by visiting here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/white-oak-wild-nights
Meatball and Delilah are out and about roaming their multi-acre habitat today! ๐Ÿป๐Ÿพโ  โ  Having expansive and enriching habitats for our rescued animals is very important to us. If a big cat or bear has to be in captivity, they certainly don't belong on concrete or in cages! Hit like if you agree! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
A BTS look into our bobcat habitat this Sunday! ๐Ÿ˜ผ It's nice to see Clarence in an expansive habitat and not a small cage because for so long that wasn't the case. ๐Ÿ’”โ  โ  Clarence was rescued from a fur farm in Ohio in 2015. But Clarence was kept at the farm for a different purpose. He was kept in a small cage so the owners could harvest his urine, which was sold to market and used by hunters. Believe it or not - this was a legal operation! โ  โ  Clarence and a black bear living at the farm were seized by state officials after Ohio SB 310 - the Ohio Dangerous Wild Animals Act was passed. โ  โ  Now Clarence is living his best life here at Lions Tigers & Bears, where he has plenty of room to roam and share his time alongside his bobcat friends. We're thankful we can provide Clarence a quality life. โ To learn more about Clarence or to sponsor his care - head here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/our-animals/bobcats/clarence ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
Meet Conrad, Our Mountain Lion ๐Ÿ’›โ  โ  Conrad was a young male mountain caught in late 2007 (and tagged "502") by California Department of Fish & Wildlife officials while roaming near an elementary school in Redlands, California. Lions Tigers & Bears rescued him so that he would not be euthanized. Because we had no enclosure for him at the time, he had to live in quarantine for several months while we constructed his habitat.โ  โ  After a vigorous health examination, Conrad was finally moved to his new home. At first, he tended to spend most of his time inside his "cave," venturing outside only at night as mountain lions are naturally timid. With the patient encouragement of his caregivers, who spent hours each day talking and reading to him, he soon began to leave his cave to explore his new enclosure. Soon he was sleeping in his hammock, enjoying the huge logs he claws to keep his nails trim, playing with his rubber ball, and relaxing in his waterfall pool. However, he's still rather shy and emerges mostly at night and early in the morning.โ  โ  To sponsor Conrad and his daily care here at Lions Tigers & Bears, head here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/our-animals/mountain-lions/conrad ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฆ
Meet Conrad, Our Mountain Lion ๐Ÿ’›โ  โ  Conrad was a young male mountain caught in late 2007 (and tagged "502") by California Department of Fish & Wildlife officials while roaming near an elementary school in Redlands, California. Lions Tigers & Bears rescued him so that he would not be euthanized. Because we had no enclosure for him at the time, he had to live in quarantine for several months while we constructed his habitat.โ  โ  After a vigorous health examination, Conrad was finally moved to his new home. At first, he tended to spend most of his time inside his "cave," venturing outside only at night as mountain lions are naturally timid. With the patient encouragement of his caregivers, who spent hours each day talking and reading to him, he soon began to leave his cave to explore his new enclosure. Soon he was sleeping in his hammock, enjoying the huge logs he claws to keep his nails trim, playing with his rubber ball, and relaxing in his waterfall pool. However, he's still rather shy and emerges mostly at night and early in the morning.โ  โ  To sponsor Conrad and his daily care here at Lions Tigers & Bears, head here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/our-animals/mountain-lions/conrad today! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฆ
UPDATE ๐Ÿšจ Jeff Loweโ€”the notorious big cat exhibitor who took over G.W. Exotics Zoo featured in Tiger Kingโ€”was ordered by an Oklahoma federal judge last week to surrender all of his big cat cubs under a year old and their mothers. Lowe must hand over the big cats to temporary custody for allegations of recurring mistreatment after two cubs under Lowe's care had to be euthanized due to alleged neglect in December. This is a preliminary injunction pending the final disposition of a lawsuit filed by the federal government last November. The U.S. District Attorney's suit against Lowe, his wife, and his partner Eric Yano, outlines ongoing failure to provide the animals under their care with adequate food and veterinary care. Head here to read the report ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://www.justice.gov/opa/press-release/file/1338781/download We are following this case closely, and are hopeful the ruling will be in the animals' favor so they can suffer no more. Lowe's case is the perfect example of why we need laws regulating the private ownership of big cats in the U.S. The Big Cat Public Safety Act (H.R. 263) head here ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/advocacy-and-legislation , which was reintroduced earlier this month, would end the private possession of big cats as pets, end cub petting, and limit exhibitors to those who do not repeatedly violate the law.
Blossom says "I'll take all the snacks please." Our six black bears, Blossom included, love to forage for their lunch on their enrichment platform. โ  โ  How cool is this platform made possible by @TreesforTigersUSA ?! ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜ Our bears love it!
Moka the tiger has something to say this Thursday (wait until the end). ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿผโœจ๐Ÿ˜
Teddy is enjoying lunch and also wanted to remind you about today's Wishlist Wednesday requests! ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿปโœจ๐ŸŠโ  โ  Clamps ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B07GDDX9VH/?coliid=I1KFUE9323XFBG&colid=287CQYO7JR1DV&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it Plastic Gloves ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผhttps://smile.amazon.com/dp/B086Z3L81X/?coliid=I287C3JP7COHBF&colid=287CQYO7JR1DV&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it Thanks for all your donations!
What word would you use to describe Crystal? ๐Ÿ˜โœจ๐Ÿฏ
๐Ÿ™€๐Ÿ˜ผ Did you know? Bobcats are the most abundant wild cat in North America, ranging throughout the entire continental U.S. and southern Canada to northern Mexico. โ  โ  1๏ธโƒฃ Bobcats are medium-sized cats, about twice the size of a domestic housecat.โ  โ  2๏ธโƒฃ Bobcats vary in color but are often brown or gray on top, fading to a white underbelly with black spots all over their coat. Lions Tigers & Bears has four rescued bobcats, each with their own unique colorings and markings. โ  โ  3๏ธโƒฃ Bobcats are crepuscular- meaning they are most active during twilight (dawn and dusk).
Founder Bobbi Brink will be joining the Global Leadership Youth Program this week! See the post below for more details. ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
Conga here to thank YOU for all your support! โœจ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿปโ โ €โ  โ โ €โ  Thank you for following along, for your donations, BTS visits, online shop orders, support, and endless love. We appreciate you all so much! Without you all of our efforts to help these beautiful animals wouldn't be possible. โ 
Liberty enjoying snack time! Can anyone guess Liberty's favorite food(s)? ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŠ๐ŸŽ Hint: Check out our website ๐Ÿ‘‰www.lionstigersandbears.org
A behind the scenes look at Moka today! Chilling, relaxing, and enjoying the views of his expansive habitat. ๐Ÿ˜โœจ Sounds like the purrfect Friday, right? โ  โ  What animals would you like to see more BTS video of? Let us know in the comments below!
Did you know wherever you live, you can make Bakari part of your family - symbolically that is!? ๐Ÿ˜โ โ €โ โ €โ  โ โ €โ โ €โ  That's right! While it's NEVER a good idea to have a lion as a pet, you can sponsor Bakari or one of his rescued friends at Lions Tigers & Bears! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿปโ โ €โฃโ โ €โ โ €โ โ €โ  โ โ €โฃโ โ €โ โ €โ โ €โ  Your support provides for their daily care, from food and veterinary care, to clean habitats, lots of enrichment, and everything they need to live their best lifeโค๏ธ.โ โ €โ  โ โ €โ  Head here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/our-animals, pick your favorite animal at LTB, choose your monthly sponsorship amount and in appreciation, we'll send you an official Sponsorship Certificate๐Ÿ“ƒ, a photo of your new furry "family" member๐Ÿ“ธ, and a personalized note of thanks from our Founder, Bobbi Brink๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿพ
Happy birthday to one BEAR-y special duo around here - Teddy and Baloo ๐Ÿฅณ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽˆ๐Ÿป๐Ÿป Watch as they celebrate their special day with some birthday themed enrichment and yummy treats! Happy birthday Teddy and Baloo. We love you! ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿงก
LTB Founder Bobbi Brink was featured in Earth Island Journal today talking about the Big Cat Public Safety Act being reintroduced in the House. "Bobbi Brink, founder and director of Lions, Tigers and Bears, a wildlife sanctuary in California, is hopeful that the bill will pass this year. She notes that momentum for the bill is not solely due to Tiger King. "We will continue to prevail regardless of Tiger King's popularity". " Read the full article below! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
The Big Cat Public Safety Act passed the US House of Representatives by a strong bipartisan majority last month. However, that session of Congress is over, and that means we need to start again in this new Congressional session to get momentum going once again.โ  โ  The Big Cat Public Safety Act (H.R. 263) was reintroduced in this new session of Congress yesterday by Representatives Mike Quigley (D-IL) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA). If passed, it would prohibit private ownership of big cats and restrict direct physical contact between the public and big cats, putting an end to "cub petting" and the cruel breeding cycles on which these operations depend.โ  โ  You can help ensure The Big Cat Public Safety Act (H.R. 263) passes this time around by urging your US representatives to support the bill. โ  โ  To learn more about the Big Cat Safety Act and how you can โšก๏ธTAKE ACTION head here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/advocacy-and-legislation
Maddie on the go exploring her habitat ๐Ÿป๐Ÿงก๐Ÿฅฌ Did you know our keepers spread the bear's daily diet around their 5 acre habitat so they can forage for food? This not only encourages physical exercise, but also mental exercise as they have to problem solve to locate their food. This is all part of providing quality care to the animals of Lions Tigers & Bears. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
It's an eat, play, swim, sleep, repeat kind of Sunday over here for Nola today! ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿฅฉ
New Year's Resolution #9: Get as excited over a salad as Billy the goat does.๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿฅ—
Nola relaxing and living her best life this Friday afternoon - we hope you are doing the same this weekend! ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿงกโœจ๐ŸŽ‰
NEWS from the animal world today! "300 exotics including 2 tigers and 8 pumas were seized by Argentinian officials".
Do you know what enrichment is? ๐Ÿค”๐ŸŽ Enrichment is something we do here at Lions Tigers & Bears to help stimulate the animals. We use various enrichment techniques to help stimulate the animals to investigate their surroundings. Enrichment is very important as it helps with boredom and helps keep the animals physically and mentally stimulated. ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป You can help provide enrichment for the animals of LTB in 2021 by sponsoring them and their daily care. Head here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/our-animals to sponsor an animal today!
Arusha and Zulu showing each other some love this Wednesday! ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿฆ Speaking of showing love, want to show some love to the animals yourself today? One great way to do just that, is by purchasing items off our wish list. Would could currently really use... ๐Ÿ‘‡ Branch Clippers https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B001Y3LE3Y/?coliid=I37HT6CPF1A7LJ&colid=287CQYO7JR1DV&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it Gas Pipe Wrap Tape https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B00467FV5C/?coliid=I3FYTERL7IOTEW&colid=287CQYO7JR1DV&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it Please note that these items can be purchased from anywhere and can be sent directly to us at 24402 Martin Way, Alpine, CA 91901 ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป Thank you!
Your Tuesday BTS look at our serval habitat! ๐Ÿ˜บ๐Ÿ’› Does anyone know how many rescue servals we have here at LTB?
We've noticed a bunch of new followers lately! Which is amazing, WELCOME to our community. ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿปโ  โ  If you're new around here, we are the ONLY fully accredited non-profit, no-breed, no-kill, no contact, exotic big cat and bear animal sanctuary located in in east San Diego County. โ  โ  As one of the few exotic animal sanctuaries in the United States accredited by both the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries and the American Sanctuary Association, we abide by the strict standards of care set forth by these accrediting bodies, ensuring all animals in our charge are provided with the utmost care, compassion and attention.โ  โ  If you're looking for ways to get involved, head here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/ to learn more, donate, or plan your visit. Thank you for following! We appreciate you. ๐Ÿ’›
Raise your hand if you knew that a tiger's stripes on their fur, are also on their skin as well. ๐Ÿ–โ  โ  Yep, it is actually true that similar to human fingerprints, the unique pattern of stripes on tigers acts like their identity. ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿ’›โ  โ  Tag or share with someone who may not know this today!
Happy CATurday! ๐Ÿ˜ป Just a reminder as we head into 2021 to please only support accredited animal sanctuaries and organizations. โ  โ  Signs of a non-legitimate sanctuary include:โ  โ  ๐Ÿšซ Not being accredited by GFAS or ASA โ  ๐Ÿšซ The breeding of animals โ  ๐Ÿšซ Allowing visitors to pet and hold animals โ  ๐Ÿšซ Not providing enrichment for physical stimulationโ  ๐Ÿšซ Not providing ample space or habitats for the animals โ  โ  Please share and help us spread the word! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
Happy New Year! ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿพ๐ŸŽˆ Here's to strutting into 2021 with our best paw(s) forward. โ  โ  A big thank you to all of you who generously donated to our year end goal for the animals. And BIG thank you to The JEM Project who matched all donations up to $50,000. We appreciate YOU all so much. ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿปโ  โ  Here's to continuing to make an even BIGGER impact and continue to provide a safe-haven for big cats and exotic animals in 2021! ๐Ÿงก
Less than 24 hours to give 2X the love for the animals before the New Year! ๐Ÿ’›โ ๐Ÿค—โ  โ  After the year we've had, we really need youโ€ฆand so do the animals. Your gift will help ensure they receive the joy, comfort, love, and care they desperately deserve this holiday seasonโ€ฆand all year long. โ  โ  And, there's still time for your gift to be doubled! The JEM Project will match your gift dollar-for-dollar up to a total of $50,000.โ  โ  Please donate NOW! ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://bit.ly/LTB2020Giveโ 
Did you know we have 4 rescued bobcats here at Lions Tigers & Bears? Clarence, Diego, Mia, and RJ make up our bobtailed crew. ๐Ÿ˜ผ๐Ÿ’›โ  โ  Here are some other fun facts about bobcats this Wednesday: โ  โ  ๐Ÿ™€ Bobcats are typically twice as big as the average house cat. โ  โ  ๐Ÿ™€The cat is named for its tail, which appears to be cut or "bobbed."โ  โ  ๐Ÿ™€ Bobcats typically weigh between 11 to 30 pounds. โ  โ  What other bobcat fun facts do you know? We'd love to hear below! โ 
Have you been introduced to Moka yet? ๐Ÿ’›โœจ๐Ÿฏโ  โ  In August 2017, a two month old tiger cub was rescued from smugglers attempting to transport it across the border from Mexico to the United States. Moka was sent to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, where it remained under the facilities care until June 2018. โ  โ  Moka was transferred to Lions Tigers & Bears in June 2018, and shortly after adjusting to his new home, was introduced to a white tiger cub of similar age, named Nola, who was rescued by our team in December 2017.โ  โ  It isn't often that captive bred tigers like Moka wind up with a happy ending. Luckily for him, he is living his best life at our sanctuary, and we are so happy to be able to provide him with the compassionate care he deserves. โ  โ  Interested in sponsoring Moka and his friends at LTB? There's no better time to do so than NOW! Thanks to the JEM Project all gifts up to a total of $50,000 will be matched up until the New Year. Head here: https://bit.ly/LTB2020Give to donate. ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿปโ 
It's not too late to spread a little holiday cheer for Cherry Bomb and the rest of the animals here at Lions Tigers & Bears. After the year we've had, we really need youโ€ฆand so do the animals. Your gift will help ensure they receive the joy, comfort, love, and care they desperately deserve this holiday seasonโ€ฆand all year long. And, there's still time for your gift to be doubled! The JEM Project will match your gift dollar-for-dollar up to a total of $50,000. So please donate today! ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://bit.ly/LTB2020Give We can't thank you enough for being a source of light and hope for the animals.
Sadie cat looking into 2021 and she is ready!๐Ÿ˜ผ Tell us if you're feeling fierce and ready to ring in the New Year too!๐ŸŽ‰
Waking up the morning after Christmas like:๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ค Too much holiday fun for Teddy! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐ŸŽ‰
From our pride to yours - we wish you all a very happy, healthy, and Merry Christmas!๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ Thank you for being an avid supporter of Lions Tigers & Bears. We can't do this important work without you.๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป๐Ÿงก
Conga can confirm there is no place like home for the holidays ๐ŸŽ„โ„๏ธ๐Ÿก Merry Christmas Eve!
๐ŸŽ„ GIVEAWAY REMINDER ๐ŸŽ„ It's not every day you can win a stay at our White Oak Wild Nights retreat and an Exclusive Behind The Scenes visit with the magnificent animals of LTB! ๐Ÿ™€โ  โ  There are only 14-hours left to enter to win our 12 Days of Give-mas Giveaway which includes a 1-night stay for 2 adults at White Oak Wild Nights retreat; an Exclusive Behind the Scenes visit, and a Lions Tigers & Bears swag package. โ  โ  โšก๏ธ๐ŸŽ Head here: https://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/ed2629494/? to enter now!
It's Day 11 of our 12 Days of Give-mas and we want to introduce you to a very special duo - our bear brothers, Teddy and Baloo. ๐ŸŽ„โค๏ธโ  โ  Teddy and Baloo are brother bears living their best bear lifeโ€”together. They picnic together, they swim together, they nap together, and they even sometimes have the occasional little tiff, like all siblings do when they're feeling too much togetherness. But most of all, Teddy and Baloo are thriving here at Lions Tigers & Bearsโ€”together. And without you, it wouldn't all be possible. โ  โ  So we're counting on you to help Teddy and Baloo have an amazing Give-mas. Your support - big or small - will make a difference for Teddy, Baloo and their rescued friends now and into the New Year.โ  โ  ๐ŸŽ $20 is a day of smelly enrichment fun like puzzles, scents and more to keep these brother bears happy and curious โ  ๐ŸŽ $54 can provide a day's worth of food for Teddy and Balooโ  ๐ŸŽ $500 can provide two new bear-grade tire feeders for Teddy and Baloo's snack timeโ  โ  ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ You can donate today, by heading here https://bit.ly/LTB2020Give โ  โ  A very special thanks to The JEM Project, who partnered with us to DOUBLE your Give-mas gifts for the animals! โ โ„๏ธโœจ๐ŸŽโ 
The 10th Day of Christmas belongs to the one and only Cherry Bomb! ๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜ Cherry Bomb enjoys strolls in her habitat, foraging for snackies, and splish splashing to her heart's content in her amazing pool fit for a grizzly bear. And we are more than happy to provide these pleasures in her life along with all of her other essentials. What more can a bear ask for?! Your Give-mas gift will help us provide extra, extra to our girl Cherry, and her rescued friends. ๐ŸŽ $25 is a week's worth of avocados - one of Cherry Bomb's faves ๐ŸŽ $245 can provide a new tire feeder for Cherry Bomb's snack time ๐ŸŽ $700 will help keep Cherry Bomb's pool splash party ready for an entire year ๐ŸŽ $1500 is a three month supply of nuts for Cherry Bomb and her 8 bear friends If you're wanting to give a Give-mas gift to Cherry Bomb, you can head here: https://bit.ly/LTB2020Give keep in mind thanks to The JEM Project, whatever donation you make this Give-mas will be doubled, doubling the impact for the animals this holiday season! โค๏ธ๐ŸŽ
On the the 9th Day of Give-mas we wanted to introduce you to this duo! ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽ„ Who says a llama and a goat can't be BFF's?! Frick the llama and Billy the goat have each other's back 365 days of the year. And now you can have their back too by making a gift to help make sure Frick and Billy have a Happy Give-mas and are all set to take on 2021 together. ๐ŸŽ $17 can feed Frick & Billy for a whole week ๐ŸŽ $68 is a month's worth of hay for Frick & Billy ๐ŸŽ$150 can provide a new puzzle feeder for these BFFs ๐ŸŽ$884 is a year's supply of food for Frick & Billy No matter your gift it WILL make a difference for this odd couple and the rest of their animal friends here at our sanctuary. If you want to give a gift to this cute duo this Give-mas, you can head here: https://bit.ly/LTB2020Give keep in mind thanks to The JEM Project, whatever donation you make this Give-mas will be doubled, doubling the impact for the animals this holiday season! ๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
It's Day 8 of our 12 Days of Give-mas! We hope you're still following along because it is time to meet our OG tiger, Tabu! โ ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽ„โค๏ธ โ  Did you know Tabu is the OG tiger of LTB? โ  โ  She and her late sister, Sitarra, are the only tigers that were ever born at our sanctuary. That's because their mom, Natasha, was actually pregnant when we first rescued her way back in 2002, and just a month later Tabu and Sitarra were born. A true sanctuary will never breed, buy, sell or trade their animals. โ  โ  One of the most significant ways to tell if a facility is a โ€˜real' sanctuary is if they have a lot of cubs and/or are allowing public contact with the animals - if so - all signs point to it not being a true and accredited sanctuary and therefore it's not a good idea to support such a facility because it only perpetuates the abuse. On this 8th day of Give-mas you can help keep it real for Tabu and her rescued animal friends by making a gift in her honor. โ  โ  ๐ŸŽ $36 can feed Tabu for a dayโ  ๐ŸŽ $50 is one dose of flea meds to keep Tabu's skin and coat healthyโ  ๐ŸŽ $300 can cover the keeper's supplies needed to keep Tabu's habitat maintained for a whole yearโ  ๐ŸŽ $1040 is a year's supply of medication for Tabuโ  In addition to donating to the animals this Give-mas, have you also entered our giveaway yet? Head here: https://bit.ly/LTB-12-Days-of-Give-mas to enter, as our holiday gift to you! โค๏ธ
Christmas came early for the bears!๐Ÿป๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ„A huge thank you to Virginia Anderson for your kind gift and stocking our bears up with all the nuts for the holiday season! ๐ŸŒฐ๐Ÿฅœ๐Ÿงก
Maddie bear is bringing in day 7 of the 12 Days of Give-mas! โค๏ธ๐ŸŽ„ Maddie bear has a lot of favorite activities...playing with her BFF Liberty, exploring her habitat for hidden treats, enjoying PB&Js fed by our keepers, and naps, lots and lots of naps. You can help make all of Maddie's wishes come true this Give-mas by making a gift in her honor so she is all set to continue her favorite activities into 2021. ๐ŸŽ $20 can provide Maddie with enough PB&J snacks for an entire week ๐ŸŽ $66 can provide a month's worth of hay to keep Maddie warm and toasty this winter - although she doesn't hibernate she surely enjoys her naps ๐ŸŽ $135 is a week's worth of food for Maddie - did you know she LOVES romaine lettuce? ๐ŸŽ $700 will help keep Maddie and her friend's pool sparkling clean throughout the year Maddie has a beautiful and spacious habitat that she shares with her 5 bear friends, Libery (#1 BFF), Blossom, Delilah, Sugar Bear and Meatball. Thinking about giving Maddie a gift this year? You can do so by heading here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/year-end-campaign Then be sure to enter our 12 Days of Give-mas Giveaway - our gift to you this holiday season! โ„๏ธ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
If you've been following along, you know it's day 6 of our 12 Days of Give-mas! And time to meet Louie! โ„๏ธ๐Ÿฆ๐ŸŽ„ Louie the lion enjoys lounging and roaring. If you've ever visited Lions Tigers & Bears, you may have been lucky enough to hear his guttural call. It resonates and rings out across the sanctuary. Your Give-mas gift can help keep Louie roaring into the New Year. ๐ŸŽ $38 is a day's worth of food for Louie - did you know his favorite food is beef ribs? ๐ŸŽ $66 can provide a month's worth of hay to keep Louie warm and toasty this winter ๐ŸŽ $200 can provide a month of special enrichment bloodcicles, puzzles, scents and more for Louie and his sisters - Arusha and Zulu ๐ŸŽ $1,040 can cover Louie's medications for a whole year When you treat Louie to a Give-mas gift this year, by heading here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/year-end-campaign your gift will be doubled, thanks to the generosity of The JEM Project. โœจ๐ŸŽโค๏ธ
It's Day 5 of our 12 Days of Give-Mas and time to meet Diego! โค๏ธ๐ŸŽ„ Although bobcats are the most abundant wildcat in North America, Diego the bobcat is one of a kind in our book, and so is his story. Diego came to us twiceโ€”first in March of 2017, after a local vet hospital had admitted a baby bobcat, who was in very poor condition. Many signs pointed to the bobcat being captive bred, not wild. After two days of treatment to stabilize him, the vet hospital reached out to our sanctuary to provide permanent refuge in coordination with CA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife. We began acclimating Diego to life at our sanctuary. However, a week later, officials reversed their decision for LTB to provide permanent sanctuary, and Diego was then transferred to a rehab center in Northern California. After a 6-month attempt at "deprogramming" this orphaned baby bobcat failed, we received a call yet again to take in Diego. We welcomed Diego back to our sanctuary in November 2017, and now he can forever call Lions Tigers & Bears his fur-ever home. A gift in honor of Diego this Give-mas can help do so much. ๐ŸŽ $20 can keep Diego free of fleas for two months ๐ŸŽ $50 is a week's worth of food for Diego - did you know his favorite food is rabbit? ๐ŸŽ $150 can provide three months of special enrichment for Diego and his bobcat friends - this includes scents, puzzles, and more to keep them happy and curious ๐ŸŽ $1000 can build a new den for Diego and his bobcat friends Don't forget to enter our 12 Days of Give-mas Giveaway! Head here: https://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/ed2629494/? to enter to win a stay at White Oak and Exclusive Behind the Scenes Visit! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
It's Day 4 of our 12 Days of Give-mas and it's time to meet Bakari, our king of the jungle here at Lions Tigers & Bears. โค๏ธ๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿฆ Before Louie came along, he was the sole male lion of our sanctuary...so we're ok with him keeping his crown. Bakari and his sisters, Jillian and Suri, are a prideโ€”which is a family in lion terms. This most festive time of year brings families together to enjoy each other's company, eat a lot, rest up, and take time to appreciate the bounties of lifeโ€ฆ it sounds just like a lion's life actually. When you donate to Lions Tigers & Bears this Give-mas you are helping not only Bakari, but his entire extended pride have the best possible care today, and each day throughout the year. ๐ŸŽ $38 is a day's worth of food for Bakari - did you know he eats ~15 pounds/day?! ๐ŸŽ $87 is a 1-month supply of medication for Bakari ๐ŸŽ $565 can purchase a new wobble ball for Bakari and his sisters - Jillian & Suri ๐ŸŽ $1,250 can cover the cost of anesthesia for a physical exam by our skilled veterinarians To help provide a Give-mas gift to Bakari, head here: https://bit.ly/LTB2020Give to donate. Don't forget to also enter our 12 days of Give-mas Giveaway by heading here: https://bit.ly/LTB-12-Days-of-Give-mas๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
It's Day 3 of our Days of Give-mas and time to meet Meatball! โค๏ธ๐ŸŽ„ Meatball might be named after a popular dinner entree, but his entree of choice is actually salmon! Meatball is a black bear, but his fur is not black at all, it's more of a rusty red. That's because despite their name, black bears' fur comes in an array of shades from brown or cinnamon to blond and a combo of light and dark. Meatball is a wild born California black bear (Ursus americanus californiensis) that we rescued in 2012 after being captured by CA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife officers following three close encounters for becoming a "nuisance bear". He was a very curious bear who was sighted numerous times throughout the spring of 2012 wandering around Glendale, going for a dip in neighborhood swimming pools and even raiding the garage refrigerator of a local resident, taking off with a bag of frozen Costco meatballsโ€”hence the name. Fortunately, the humane decision was made to send Meatball to a sanctuaryโ€”not all "nuisance bears" find themselves so lucky. Let's continue Meatball's lucky streak this Give-mas by helping make it the best one yet for him and his rescued friends. ๐ŸŽ$25 is a week's worth of avocados - a favorite snack for Meatball and his bear friends ๐ŸŽ$60 can provide Meatball with special enrichment (smells, puzzles, and more to keep him happy and curious) ๐ŸŽ$150 is a month's supply of fresh salmon for Meatball - his favorite food! ๐ŸŽ$1,250 will cover the cost of anesthesia for a physical exam by our skilled veterinarians Head here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/year-end-campaign to give a gift to Meatball this Christmas! And thanks to The JEM Project your Give-mas gift will be DOUBLED for the animals! Don't forget to also enter our Give-mas Giveaway. โ„๏ธ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ„
Thank you San Diego Magazine for featuring Bobbi and Lions Tigers & Bears on your 2020 Charitable Giving Guide. ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Head here to read the full article: https://www.sandiegomagazine.com/people/meet-the-real-tiger-queen/article_51674856-39aa-11eb-ab2f-3fc37e2a6219.html
It's Day 2 of our 12 Days of Give-Mas! Meet our sweet Hank. โค๏ธ๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿฏ Of the three white tigers here at Lions Tigers & Bears, Hank is the one with the most issues. ๐Ÿ˜ž You can see some just by looking at him. Tigers are supposed to be long and leanโ€”but Hank's blocky head and big shoulders don't match his short legs and stout body. He's clearly cross-eyedโ€”as are all white tigers. When our keepers set out enrichment for Hankโ€”it takes him much longer to find the goodies. Due to the extensive inbreeding used to create white tigersโ€”many suffer from severe and even fatal health impairments. There are no legitimate accredited breeding programs for white tigers. White tigers are not a separate subspeciesโ€”they are inbred Bengal and cross-bred tigers who've been bred to carry a rare recessive gene for white fur. White tigers have no conservation valueโ€”they're bred solely in captivity for exploitation. You can help protect tigers by never paying to see white tigers at a facility that breeds or buys them. After a lifetime trapped in the prison-like conditions of a tiger breeding mill, Hank shows us he is enjoying life at LTB, happily chuffing to his keepers each day and always ready to chow down on some yummy treatsโ€”he even made a new friend this year, when he and Tabu were introduced into the same habitat for the very first time, and they have been getting along swimmingly ever since When you donate to Lions Tigers & Bears this Give-mas, you support life-saving care for formerly exploited animals like Hank. ๐ŸŽ$27 is a day's worth of food for Hank ๐ŸŽ$87 is a one-month supply of medication for Hank ๐ŸŽ$200 can cover the cost of a new bobbin, Hanks favorite kind of toy ๐ŸŽ$2,500 can build a new concrete den for Hank and his tiger friends Your donation to Hank will be doubled thanks to The JEM Project who has agreed to match your gift dollar-for-dollar. Head here: https://bit.ly/LTB2020Give to donate today! โค๏ธ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ
It's 12.12 and we are kicking off our 12 Days of Give-mas spots and stripes style where each day we'll be sharing a new LTB animal, their story, and their Christmas wishes! โค๏ธ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽโ  โ  Day 1 - Meet our Leopard Conga โ  โ  Conga the leopard had a rough start in life. She was a captive-bred pet who was abandoned by her previous owner at the age of five weeks, but fortunately we were able to step up and welcome Conga to our sanctuary. โ  โ  As soon as her paws stepped foot on our sanctuary groundsโ€”Conga began living the high life...for a cat that is. Conga LOVES to climb and play. She is super agile and moves around with grace. โ  โ  It is also safe to say that Conga gets spoiled with the best possible care our sanctuary can provide. You can help Conga have a cat-tacular Give-mas by donating today.โ  โ  ๐ŸŽ $15 can feed Conga for a dayโ  ๐ŸŽ $20 is a 3-month supply of flea treatment to keep Conga healthyโ  ๐ŸŽ $66 can provide a month's worth of hay to keep Conga warm and toasty this winterโ  ๐ŸŽ $250 can offer four months of fun, challenging, and "smelly" enrichment (did you know Conga loves the smell of coffee and tea?!)โ  โ  And thanks to The JEM Project your Give-mas gift will be DOUBLED for the animals! โค๏ธ๐ŸŽ„ Head here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/year-end-campaign to help bring some holiday joy to Conga today and enter our 12 days of Give-mas Giveaway after you do!
Teddy loving what the Christmas LTB elves brought for him! ๐Ÿฅฐ๐ŸŽ„โœจ๐Ÿป
Crystal checking out her Christmas goodies! ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ
The LTB elves are spreading Christmas cheer! The animals are getting excited for their Christmas goodies!๐Ÿฅฉ๐ŸŽ„ Stay tuned to catch all of the action! Who are you most excited to see?๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
Hank makes Fridays that much better! โค๏ธโ โฃ โฃ Looking for ways to get involved with Lions Tigers & Bears at this time? We have a lot of great options! You can sponsor one of the animals, donate items from our Amazon wish list, host a Facebook fundraiser, or even become a member! You can learn more by heading here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/take-action๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
Give the gift of safety this holiday season! ๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿป๐ŸŽ Ready America has donated 100 Emergency Kits to support the Listos California Emergency Preparedness message! With Christmas coming up this would be a great gift to help get your friends and family prepared. Each kit contains enough emergency supplies to sustain 2 people for 3 days according to the American Red Cross recommendations. You can keep one in your car, home, or office. To prepare for an emergency, always remember to: 1. Get Alerts to know what to do 2. Make a plan to protect your people 3. Pack a go bag with things you need 4. Build a stay box for when you can't leave 5. Help friends and neighbors get ready To Enter: Like this post and fill out this survey: https://listossd.org/survey ***DISCLAIMER*** Giveaway ends Friday December 18 at 11am. Must be 18+ and a resident of California
Tag a friend below who loves Christmas as much as Cherry Bomb! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ„ We're really getting into the holiday spirit this year at LTB! We have something super special launching virtually for our community this Saturday. Stay tuned, we can't wait to share more! โœจ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
If you're new around here! Welcome and thank you for supporting our mission. ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป It takes A LOT to provide daily care for our big cats and bears. If you're looking to get involved, one great way is to donate items on both our Amazon, Walmart, and Uline wish lists. Head here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/wishlist to check them out and see the items we are currently needing! ๐Ÿ’›
Your friendly reminder that Christmas is in just 16 days! ๐Ÿ™€๐ŸŽ„Have you done your holiday gift shopping yet!? โ โ € Be festive AND make a difference in the lives of rescued animals this holiday season! โ โ € It's the most festive time of year! So as you shop for your friends, family, co-workers and other special people in your life - why not give a gift that will also make a big impact for the majestic animals of Lions Tigers & Bears? Whether it's Christmas or Boxing Day, Hanukkah or Las Posadas, Kwanza or Yule - we have you covered! โ โ € โ โ € No matter what holiday you celebrate this season you can feel good knowing that your gift giving will also bring good tidings to the rescued animals! โ โ € โ โ € Head here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/festive-gift-guide to check out our Holiday Gift Guide! ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ„โ โ„๏ธ
Teddy just relaxing and living his best life this morning! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’ค๐Ÿป
Did you know on average it costs $10,000 per year just to feed one big cat!? ๐Ÿ™€ While it's never a good idea to have a wild animal as a pet, you can sponsor one of our rescued animals at Lions Tigers & Bears and help provide for their daily care. Your generous contribution will help Lions Tigers & Bears provide lifetime care for these beautiful creatures. In appreciation, you will receive an official Sponsorship Certificate, a photo of your new furry 'family member', and a personalized note of thanks from our Founder, Bobbi Brink. You'll make a lifelong connection while knowing that you made a difference in our rescued animal lives - because Every Life Counts! Head here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/sponsor to sponsor an animal today! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
Staring at your gifts under the Christmas tree and trying to figure out what each one is like: ๐Ÿ˜‚๐ŸŽ„โค๏ธโ„๏ธ Speaking of Christmas gifts... Looking for unique gift ideas for the animal lovers in your life? Want to donate to a great cause while gift giving this year? Be festive AND make a difference in the lives of rescued animals! It's the most festive time of year! So as you shop for your friends, family, co-workers and other special people in your life - why not give a gift that will also make a big impact for the majestic animals of Lions Tigers & Bears? Whether it's Christmas or Boxing Day, Hanukkah or Las Posadas, Kwanza or Yule - we have you covered! No matter what holiday you celebrate this season you can feel good knowing that your gift giving will also bring good tidings to the rescued animals! Head here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/festive-gift-guide to check out our Holiday Gift Guide! ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ„
We are ONE week away from our Christmas with the Animals event! Have you purchased your ticket yet? ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ… Join us, next Saturday, December 12th, and come celebrate the holiday season in the beautiful San Diego countryside with fresh air and wide-open spaces alongside your friends, family, and the animals! Christmas with the Animals is limited capacity and will sell out. We will be practicing social distancing and all guests are required to wear a mask. Don't miss out - click here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/our-events/christmas-with-the-animals to reserve your space today! โค๏ธ
Help bring Christmas to the animals of Lions Tigers & Bears! ๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป As many of you already know, our Christmas with the Animals event is next weekend, December 12th, and we could really use Christmas tree donations, of all sizes, to help make the animal's habitats more festive. Please direct message us, or send us an email to inquires@lionstigersandbears.org to arrange drop-off! ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽโ„๏ธ
Breaking News for Big Cats! The House just passed HR 1380 Big Cat Public Safety Act! A huge step in the right direction for the animals. Now it's up to the Senate to vote and pass so this important piece of legislation can get signed into law.
We're committed to the highest level of transparency! Lions Tigers & Bears earned the 2020 Guidestar Platinum Seal of Transparency, showcasing the progress and results we're making toward our mission! Check out our updated #NonprofitProfile on GuideStar: https://www.guidestar.org/profile/33-0938499 (Now part of @CandidDotOrg) ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
It's that time of year again! โ„๏ธ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ Time to celebrate Christmas with the animals of LTB and watch them open their Christmas presents. Join us, Saturday, December 12th, and come celebrate the holiday season in the beautiful San Diego countryside with fresh air and wide-open spaces alongside your friends, family, and the animals! Christmas with the Animals is limited capacity and will sell out. We will be practicing social distancing and all guests are required to wear a mask. Don't miss out - click here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/our-events/christmas-with-the-animals to reserve your space today! โค๏ธ
Post #GivingTuesday Mood ๐Ÿ˜ด๐Ÿ’คโ  โ  We want to say thank you to all 341+ of you that helped us reach our goal and donated to our organization yesterday during #GivingTuesday. It's because of all of YOU that we are able to provide a safe haven for big cats and bears that have been abused and exploited. โ  โ  We appreciate you! We love you! We are grateful to have you in this community. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
Thank you SO much to everyone who helped us with Giving Tuesday yesterday! Your continued support is greatly appreciated. Also, a big thank you to the @thejemproject , they will be kindly matching donations!๐Ÿค— As some of you may know, we have teamed up with multiple animal organizations the past few years to get a federal bill - HR1380 - to pass to protect animals. It is finally going to the floor tomorrow! The Big Cat Public Safety Act will prohibit the dangerous possession of big cats by private owners as pets and restrict direct physical contact between the public and the big cats. This will completely stop cub petting, which fuels the exotic pet trade. Many big cats are being kept in prison like conditions and roadside zoos by irresponsible owners. The animals suffer immensely. We need your help! If you know who your constituent is, please make a call to the them and tell them about the Big Cat Public Safety Act and to please support it and why. If you do not know who your constituent is, send us a message and we will send you a link! They are listening! You and I are their voice, please help us get the Big Cat Public Safety Act through and head here: https://www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative to contact your representative! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป๐Ÿงก
Don't snooze yet...we're so close to meeting our goal for the animals this #GIVINGTUESDAY ๐Ÿ’™ Will you donate? Your gift will automatically be doubled and your impact for the animals will be amplified thanks to The JEM Project, who have agreed to match all gifts towards our #GIVINGTUESDAY goal! It's not too late. Please make your gift now - so your impact for the animals can be DOUBLED - and together we can continue to provide the best care for Louie the lion and his rescued animal friends here at Lions Tigers & Bears. Your support really means the world to us...and them! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ Head here to donate๐Ÿ‘‰ https://bit.ly/LTBGT2020
It's the global day of giving....#GIVINGTUESDAY ๐Ÿ’™ and you can take part! We have a goal of raising $30,000 for the animals by midnight tonight. ๐Ÿšจ Will you help us? Thanks to The JEM Project, all gifts towards our goal will be matched dollar-for-dollar. That means your $25 gift will double to $50, your $100 gift will double to $200, and your $500 will become $1000 - all for the animals! No matter your gift - it will provide essential daily care to the rescued animals of Lions Tigers & Bears - that's food, medicine, vitamins and supplements, expert care by our trained keepers - and will also help us be there for more animals in need. DONATE TO HELP US REACH OUR GOAL BY HEADING HERE ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://bit.ly/LTBGT2020 ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
Do you know what today is? It's the global day of giving....#GIVINGTUESDAY ๐Ÿ’™ and you can take part! We have a goal of raising $30,000 for the animals by midnight tonight. Will you help us? And we have some good news. Thanks to The JEM Project, all gifts towards our goal will be matched dollar-for-dollar. That means your $25 gift will double to $50, your $100 gift will double to $200, and your $500 will become $1000 - all for the animals! No matter your gift - it will provide essential daily care to the rescued animals of Lions Tigers & Bears - that's food, medicine, vitamins and supplements, expert care by our trained keepers - and will also help us be there for more animals in need. DONATE TO HELP US REACH OUR GOAL BY HEADING HERE ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://bit.ly/GTLTB2020 ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ
Thanks so much for stopping by! ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
Nola is here to remind you that tomorrow is a very important day for herself and the animals of LTB... ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿฝ โœจ Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday! We know it has been a tough year for many, ourselves included, so this #GivingTuesday is extra meaningful for ourselves and our animals, like Nola, this year. ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿปโ  โ  When you donate to Lions Tigers & Bears for #GivingTuesday you are contributing to:โ  โ  ๐ŸŽ Rescuing and providing a lifetime home to a responsible number of exotic animals that have been abused, confiscated, or are in danger of being destroyed for lack of a suitable home.โ  โ  ๐ŸŽ Ensuring an enriching habitat, nutritious diet and quality veterinary care utilizing the highest safety standards.โ  โ  ๐ŸŽ Collaborating with others to promote legislation to stop the exploitation and unnecessary breeding of captive exotic animals.โ  โ  ๐ŸŽ Providing educational opportunities to raise awareness and inspire change to stop the exotic animal trade.โ  โ  It takes so much to provide for the animals - from healthy diets and enriching habitats, to quality veterinary care. Thanks to @thejemproject- your #GivingTuesday donations will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to a total of $30,000 - doubling your impact for the animals. You don't have to wait until tomorrow to donate, head here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/giving-tuesday to donate!
Did you know you can sign up for our weekly e-newsletter to get exclusive updates from LTB!? ๐Ÿ™€ Find out what's happening at Lions Tigers & Bears, from new animal rescues to upcoming fundraising events. Sign up to get our e-newsletter and you'll be in the know about life at the sanctuary, how the animals are doing, new habitat developments, and legislative initiatives we hope you'll support. This is a great way to feel a connection to these amazing animals, be part of our Lions Tigers & Bears community, and help support the exotic animals and big cats who call us home. Head here to sign up: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/newsletter-signup ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
Different day, same afternoon bath! ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’ฆ Our girl Cherry Bomb, loves her Saturday self-care! Can anyone name a couple other of Cherry Bomb's favorite things? Like maybe her favorite food? Let us know in the comments below!
Bakari is pretty handsome, don't you think!? ๐Ÿ˜โœจ As all of you are out doing your Black Friday shopping, don't forget about #GivingTuesday, coming up in just 4 days! We know 2020 has been a hard year for so many, but every cent counts on our mission to stop the abuse of big cats and bears and provide a life-long safe haven to those in captivity. It takes so much to provide for the animals - from healthy diets and enriching habitats, to quality veterinary care. Thanks to The JEM Project - your #GivingTuesday donations will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to a total of $30,000 - doubling your impact for the animals. ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป You can donate early to our #GivingTuesday Campaign and help us reach our goal by heading here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/giving-tuesday
Here for our annual Turkey Bash today! ๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป Follow along this morning as we give our animals their Thanksgiving treats.
It's officially the most wonderful time of the year! ๐ŸŽ„โค๏ธโ„๏ธTHE HOLIDAY SEASON ๐ŸŽ„โค๏ธโ„๏ธ Looking for unique gift ideas for the animal lovers in your life? Want to donate to a great cause while gift giving this year? Be festive AND make a difference in the lives of rescued animals! It's the most festive time of year! So as you shop for your friends, family, co-workers and other special people in your life - why not give a gift that will also make a big impact for the majestic animals of Lions Tigers & Bears? Whether it's Christmas or Boxing Day, Hanukkah or Las Posadas, Kwanza or Yule - we have you covered! No matter what holiday you celebrate this season you can feel good knowing that your gift giving will also bring good tidings to the rescued animals! Head here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/festive-gift-guide to check out our Holiday Gift Guide!
Walking into the kitchen and staring down the Thanksgiving feast like: โ ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿคค โ  Happy Thanksgiving! We have so much to be thankful for -but most of all our entire team AND the animals are thankful for YOU. We couldn't have gotten through 2020 without the unwavering support of our amazing Lions Tigers & Bears community. Thank you! We love you! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
๐Ÿ“ข Breaking News for Big Cats!๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฆ HR 1380 is going to the house floor for vote next Wed 12/2 under "suspension" - meaning, we need a 2/3 vote! YOU can make a difference for captive big cats! Reach out to your Representatives and urge them to vote for HR 1380 Big Cat Public Safety Act when it comes to the floor next Wed! To find your representative๐Ÿ‘‰ https://www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative
'Twas the day before Thanksgiving and all the big cats and bears are eagerly waiting, for a Thanksgiving feast worth the pounce. ๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿด๐Ÿ˜‹ P.S. If you plan on attending our Turkey Bash (happening this Friday & Saturday @ 10 AM) you better pounce! There are just a few spots left! ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿพ https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/our-events/thanksgiving-turkey-bash
Did you know we are just a week away from Giving Tuesday!? We know it has been a tough year for many, ourselves included, so this #GivingTuesday is extra meaningful to us and our animals. ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป When you donate to Lions Tigers & Bears this #GivingTuesday, you are contributing to: ๐Ÿ’› Rescuing and providing a lifetime home to a responsible number of exotic animals that have been abused, confiscated, or are in danger of being destroyed for lack of a suitable home. ๐Ÿ’› Ensuring an enriching habitat, nutritious diet and quality veterinary care utilizing the highest safety standards. ๐Ÿ’› Helping us collaborate to promote legislation to stop the exploitation and unnecessary breeding of captive exotic animals. ๐Ÿ’› Providing educational opportunities to raise awareness and inspire change to stop the exotic animal trade. It takes so much to provide for the animals - from healthy diets and enriching habitats, to quality veterinary care. Thanks to The JEM Project - your #GivingTuesday donations will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to a total of $30,000 - DOUBLING your impact for the animals. โ  It's not too early to help us meet our goal! Head here to learn more and donate: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/giving-tuesday
Sadie cat is staring down the last Monday before Thanksgiving and the long holiday weekend like: ๐Ÿ˜ผ๐Ÿ˜ผ๐Ÿ˜ผ Who else is ready for a short and festive week?! P.S. Don't forget our Turkey Bash is happening this Friday & Saturday @ 10 AM ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿพ https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/our-events/thanksgiving-turkey-bash
Here are some fun facts about lions today you may not know! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ’› 1๏ธโƒฃ Lions are one of the most social types of cats in the world. ๐Ÿ‘‰Tag your crew if you're a social cat too. 2๏ธโƒฃ Female lions are the main hunters for the pride, while the male lion stays back and protects the territory. โœ”๏ธ Stay at home dad = #lifegoals 3๏ธโƒฃ Female lions raise their cubs together. ๐Ÿ™‹ Who else has a lot of aunties? Were any of these facts new to you? Let us know below!
Christmas shopping this weekend? ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ„ Meatball wanted to remind you to help support him and the other animals of LTB when gift-giving this year and check out the LTB online gift shop! Our gift certificates, t-shirts, hats, coffee, tumblers, magnets, plus so much more - are a BEARY sweet gift for the animal lover in your life! Head here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/shops to shop our online shop this Saturday! โค๏ธ
White tigers are beautiful, it's true, yet they are a reminder to all of us that exotic animals belong in the wild, and not in captivity. ๐Ÿ˜”๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ’” Their white fur is a product of a gene mutation, robbing them of their camouflage and causing many other congenital health problems. Many cubs are born with chronic health issues including hip dysplasia, scoliosis, mental impairments, and facial malformations.โฃโ โ € White tigers only exist in captivity. No tiger deserves to live this way. Do you agree? ๐Ÿ˜ก ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿผ Take action to keep tigers in the wild and away from captivity by heading here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/advocacy-and-legislation to contact your legislators about the Big Cat Public Safety Act. ๐ŸŒŸ Share with your network today and join us in our mission to STOP the misuse, mistreatment, and abuse of big cats! ๐ŸŒŸ
Bakari is ready for the Turkey Bash next Friday and Saturday, are you!? ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿฆƒ This family-friendly, socially distanced, Holiday-themed event is almost SOLD OUT! If you are considering coming, we are encouraging you to head here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/our-events/thanksgiving-turkey-bash & to purchase your ticket ASAP!
THANKSGIVING GIVEAWAY! As we gear up for Thanksgiving here at LTB, we've partnered with Listos California and together we are giving away 5 $10 gift cards to your local San Diego grocery store. To help your family get ready for Thanksgiving dinner, before celebrating with us the following days after at our annual Turkey Bash! ๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป Listos California wants to make sure San Diegans are prepared for an emergency! Check out these 5 easy steps to get ready! -Get Alerts -Make a Plan -Pack a Go Bag - Build a Stay Box - Help Friends & Neighbors To enter, like this post and tag someone in the comments! The winner will be announced on November 24th & must be a resident of California and 18+
Help provide a Thanksgiving Meal for our rescue Big Cats and Bears! ๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป This #WishlistWednesday we need your help to provide Thanksgiving to the animals of LTB. We could really use the following ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿฝ -Frozen or raw (not cooked) Turkeys that are 1-17lbs -Frozen or raw (not cooked) cornish hens that are 1-17lbs -Whole pumpkins for the bears You can either send your thanksgiving dishes for the animals of LTB to our address 24402 Martin Way Alpine, CA 91901 or by gifting a monetary donation to help us purchase the items listed by donating to this post!
Golden hour at one of our black bear habitats โœจ๐Ÿป๐ŸŒ„ Giving you a mini tour and look into what some of our bears our up to!
How handsome is our king of the jungle Bakari!? ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿฆ Bakari wants to thank you for your donations, BTS visits, online shop orders, advocacy, and endless love. We appreciate you all so much! Without you our mission would not be possible. You help animals like him have a safe haven. To get involved with Lions Tigers & Bears head to our website https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/
How Cherry Bomb is spending her Sunday fun day! ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ˜ We love to see her living her best life because for our sweet girl Cherry that wasn't always the case. ๐Ÿ’” Born at Cherokee Bear Park Zoo in Cherokee, North Carolina, Cherry Bomb was used as a cub petting prop along with her brother Albert. After a few months of being used as cub petting prop, Cherry Bomb and Albert were sent to Ohio to be auctioned off. Ironically, a man from North Carolina bought both bears at the Ohio auction house and took them back to their birth state of North Carolina. Cherry Bomb was purchased by Little Man's Zoo in Chadbourne, North Carolina, and was put on display. During this time she was declawed. After four weeks at Little Man's Zoo, the owners decided they did not want Cherry Bomb anymore. ๐Ÿ˜” Thankfully for Cherry Bomb, she now has a safe forever home at Lions Tigers & Bears. To help sponsor the everyday care of Cherry Bomb and learn more about her story click here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/our-animals/bears/cherry-bomb ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
Jumping on your feed today to remind you if you haven't already, to get your Turkey Bash tickets ASAP! ๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป Much like our Pumpkin Bash, this family fun, social distanced, holiday themed event WILL sell out! Come get WILD at Lions Tigers & Bears the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving - and watch our rescued big cats and bears enjoy their Thanksgiving Feast. This event is a special twist on our regularly scheduled 10 AM guided educational visit and will happen rain, shine, or even snow! Click here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/our-events/thanksgiving-turkey-bash to reserve your spot!
Conga and her selfies always help us start the weekend off on the right paw! ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ’ƒ Looking for a fun, out of the box, Fall activity? Come visit Conga and the rest of the gang at Lions Tigers & Bears! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿปโ  โ  We are a no-breed, no-contact, no-kill, fully accredited non-profit animal sanctuary located in Alpine, CA. โ  โ  To book your visit head here: https://www.lionstigersandbears.org/visit-us
Bakari here to let you know about a $10 GROCERY STORE GIVEAWAY! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ’› We have partnered with Listos California and together we are giving away 5 $10 gift cards to your local San Diego grocery store! Listos California wants to make sure San Diegans are prepared for an emergency! Check out these 5 easy steps to get ready! 1. Get Alerts 2. Make a Plan 3. Pack a Go Bag 4. Build a Stay Box 5. Help Friends & Neighbors To enter, like this post and tag someone in the comments! Winner will be announced November 13th at Noon PST & must be a resident of California and 18+
Have you heard our white tiger Nola's story yet? Nola was rescued in December 2017 after she was seized from an unpermitted location near New Orleans, Louisiana. Nola was only five months old at the time of her rescue. She required immediate medical attention for conditions consistent with severe neglect including malnutrition and parasites. ๐Ÿ˜ฅ๐Ÿ’” Nola did not have a name prior to being rescued. Therefore a naming contest was initiated to help name the white tiger cub. The top five contenders included: ๐ŸŒŸ NOLA - Short for New Orleans, Louisiana, where she was rescued from. ๐ŸŒŸ MISSY - By chance, two of the women in Louisiana who were key in helping to rescue the cub are named Missy. We propose this name in their honor. ๐ŸŒŸ ZOE - In honor of a longtime, dedicated supporter of LTB who works tirelessly on behalf of captive big cats and exotic animals. ๐ŸŒŸ CHARLIE - Suggested by LTB supporter Sundi, who won last year's auction package at Wild In the Country to join Bobbi on this life-saving rescue. ๐ŸŒŸ SASSY - LTB volunteers use this word quite a bit to describe her playful, spunky nature! On February 13, 2018 the polls closed, and the winning name was Nola. Share Nola's story today and tag a friend, or share this post!
Get cozy this winter and come stay with the animals of LTB! โ„๏ธโ›„๏ธ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป For a limited time only, you can save 20%, on your stay at our White Oak Wild Nights luxurious retreat witlionstigersandbears.org/white-oak-wildโ€ฆ
A BTS look into our bobcat habitat this Sunday! ๐Ÿ˜ผ It's nice to see Clarence in an expansive habitat and not a small cage because for so long that wasn't the case. ๐Ÿ’”โ  โ  To learn more about Clarence or to sponsor his care - hlionstigersandbears.org/our-animals/boโ€ฆMpCG
Meet Conrad, Our Mountain Lion ๐Ÿ’›โ  โ To sponsor Conrad and his daily care here at Lions Tigers & Bears, headlionstigersandbears.org/our-animals/moโ€ฆgSItuXZ today! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฆ #LTB #LionsTigersandBears #RescueMount
Blossom says "I'll take all the snacks please." Our six black bears, Blossom included, love to forage for their lunch on their enrichment platform. โ  โ  How cool is this platform made possible by Trees for Tigers USA?! ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜ Our bears love it! โ  โ  โ #LTB
Moka the tiger has something to say this Thursday (wait until the end). ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿผโœจ๐Ÿ˜ #RescueTiger #AnimalSanctuary #RescueAnimals #LTB #Lions
Teddy is enjoying lunch and also wanted to remind you about today's #WishlistWednesday requests! ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿปโœจ๐ŸŠโ smile.amazon.com/dp/B07GDDX9VH/โ€ฆtps://t.co/7Xa04UUosmile.amazon.com/dp/B086Z3L81X/โ€ฆ๐Ÿผhttps://t.co/0haLWGtKLd Thanks for all your donations! #LTB #LionsTigersandBears
What word would you use to describe Crystal?!
๐Ÿ™€๐Ÿ˜ผ Did you know? Bobcats are the most abundant wild cat in North America, ranging throughout the entire continental U.S. and southern Canada to northern Mexico. โ  โ  #LTB #LionsTigersandBears #Bobcat #Re
Conga here to thank YOU for all your support! โœจ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿปโ โ €โ  โ  โ  ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ For all things Lions Tigelionstigersandbears.orgre: https://t.co/L1NzDkKp3h #LTB #LionsTigersandBears #Res
Liberty enjoying snack time! Can anyone guess Liberty's favorite food(s)? ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŠ๐ŸŽ Hint: It is listed on our website! #LTB #LionsTigersAndBears #RescueBear #AnimalSanctuary #Bear
A behind the scenes look at Moka today! Chilling, relaxing, and enjoying the views of his expansive habitat. ๐Ÿ˜โœจ Sounds like the purrfect Friday, right? โ  โ  What animals would you like to see more BTS video of? Let us know in the comments below! #LTB #LionsTiger
Did you know wherever you live, you can make Bakari part of your family - symbolically that is!? ๐Ÿ˜โ โ €โ โ €โ  โ 
The #BigCatPublicSafetyAct passed the #USHouseOfRepresentatives by a strong bipartisan majority last month. However, that session of Congress is over, which means we need to start again in this new Congressional session to get momentum going once again
Maddie exploring her habitat ๐Ÿป๐Ÿงก๐Ÿฅฌ Did you know our keepers spread the bear's daily diet around their 5 acre habitat so they can forage for food? This not only encourages physical exercise, but also mental exercise as they have to problem solve to locate their
It's an eat, play, swim, sleep, repeat kind of Sunday over here for Nola today! ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿฅฉ #LTB #RescueTiger #LionsTigersAndBears #RescueAnimals #RescueW
New Year's Resolution #9: Get as excited over a salad as Billy the goat does.๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿฅ— #LTB #AnimalSanctury #AnimalRescue #RescueA
Do you know what enrichment is? ๐Ÿค”๐ŸŽ Enrichment is something we do here at Lions Tigers & Bears to help stimulate the animals. We use various enrichment techniques to help stimulate the animals to investigate their surrounding
Arusha and Zulu showing each other some love this Wednesday! ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿฆ #LTB #LionLove #RescueLion #BigCatRescues #LionsTigersAn
Your Tuesday BTS look at our serval habitat! ๐Ÿ˜บ๐Ÿ’› Does anyone know how many rescue servals we have here at LTB? #RescueAnimals #RescueServa
We've noticed a bunch of new followers lately! Which is amazing, WELCOME to our community. ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿปโ  โ  If you're looking for ways to get involvedlionstigersandbears.orgco/L1NzDkKp3h to learn more, donate, or plan your visit. Thank you for following! We appr
Raise your hand if you knew that a tiger's stripes on their fur, are also on their skin as well. ๐Ÿ–โ  โ  Yep, it is actually true that similar to human fingerprints, the unique pattern of stripes on tigers acts like their identity. ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿ’›โ  โ  #TigerFact #
Signs of a non-legitimate sanctuary include:โ  ๐Ÿšซ Not being accredited by GFAS or ASA โ  ๐Ÿšซ The breeding of animals โ  ๐Ÿšซ Allowing visitors to pet and hold animals โ  ๐Ÿšซ Not providing enrichment for physical stimulationโ  ๐Ÿšซ Not providing ample
Happy New Year! ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿพ๐ŸŽˆ Here's to strutting into 2021 with our best paw(s) forward. โ ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿปโ  #HappyNewYear #LTB #LionsTigersandBears #AnimalSanc
Less than 24 hours to give 2X the love for the animals before the New Year! ๐Ÿ’›โ ๐Ÿค—โ  โ  And, there's still time for your gift to be doubled! The JEM Project will match your gift dollar-for-dollar up to a total of $50,000.โ  โ  Plebit.ly/LTB2020Givetps
Bobcat fun facts for you this Wednesday! ๐Ÿ‘‡ โ  ๐Ÿ™€ Bobcats are typically twice as big as the average house cat. โ  โ  ๐Ÿ™€The cat is named for its tail, which appears to be cut or "bobbed."โ  โ  ๐Ÿ™€ Bobcats typically weigh between 11 to 30 pounds.
Meet Moka! ๐Ÿฏ Interested in sponsoring Moka and his friends at LTB? There's no better time to do so than NOW! Thanks to the JEM Project all gifts up to a total of $50,000 will be matched up until the New Year. Head herbit.ly/LTB2020Giveokv to donate. ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿปโ 
It's not too late to spread a little holiday cheer for Cherry Bomb and the rest of the animals here at Lions Tigers & Bears. Your gift can be doubled thanks to The JEM Project. Head here to donate now bit.ly/LTB2020GiveHbokv #donation #fundra
Sadie cat looking into 2021 and she is ready!๐Ÿ˜ผ Double-tap if you're feeling fierce and ready to ring in the New Year too!๐ŸŽ‰ #RescueAnimals #LTB #LionsTigersAn
Waking up the morning after Christmas like:๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ค Too much holiday fun for Teddy! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐ŸŽ‰ #PostChristmasMood #BearSanctuary #LTB #LionsTi
Conga can confirm there is no place like home for the holidays ๐ŸŽ„โ„๏ธ๐Ÿก Merry Christmas Eve! #MerryChristmas #RescueLeopard #RescueAn
Ending our 12 Days of Give-Mas with Moka and Nola! ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ Thank you to everyone who donated to help the animals this Give-mas, they appreciate you so much! If you haven't gotten a chance yet, it's still not too late head bit.ly/LTB2020GiveBHbokv โ to donate NOW!
๐ŸŽ„ GIVEAWAY REMINDER ๐ŸŽ„ It's not every day you can win a stay at our White Oak Wild Nights retreat and an Exclusive Behind The Scenes visit with the magnificent animals of LTB! ๐Ÿ™€โ  โ 
On the 11th Day of Give-mas meet our very special duo bear brother duo - Teddy and Baloo. ๐ŸŽ„โค๏ธโ โ  โ  A very special thanks to The JEM Project, who partnered with us to DOUBLE your Give-mas gifts for the animals! You can donate today, by bit.ly/LTB2020Giveco
The 10th Day of Christmas belongs to the one and only Cherry Bomb! ๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜ If you're wanting to give a Give-mas gift to Cherry Bomb, you can hebit.ly/LTB2020GiveZNqBHbokv keep in mind thanks to The JEM Project, whatever donation you make this Give-mas will be dou
On the the 9th Day of Give-mas we wanted to introduce you to this duo! ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽ„ Who says a llama and a goat can't be BFF's?! Frick the llama and Billy the goat have each other's ba
It's Day 8 of our 12 Days of Give-mas! Say hello to our OG tiger, Tabu! โ ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽ„โค๏ธ In addition to donating to the animals this Give-mas, have you also entered our giveaway yet?bit.ly/LTB-12-Days-ofโ€ฆo/eB1EZ3slrz to enter, as our holiday gift to you! โค๏ธ #HolidayS
Maddie bear is bringing in day 7 of the 12 Days of Give-mas! โค๏ธ๐ŸŽ„ Thinking about giving Maddie a gift this year? You can do so by headinglionstigersandbears.org/year-end-campaโ€ฆ3X0ciBY Then be sure to enter our 12 Days of Give-mas Giveaway - our gift to you this holiday season! โ„
If you've been following along, you know it's day 6 of our 12 Days of Give-mas! And time to meet Louie! When you treat Louie to a Give-mas gift this year, by heading here: lionstigersandbears.org/year-end-campaโ€ฆ your gift will be doubled, thanks to the generosity of The JEM Project. โœจ
It's Day 5 of our 12 Days of Give-Mas and time to meet Diego! โค๏ธ๐ŸŽ„ Don't forget to enter our 12 Days of Give-mas Giveaway! Headrafflecopter.com/rafl/display/eโ€ฆEjpcYH1? to enter to win a stay at White Oak and Exclusive Behind the Scenes Visit! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป #LTB #Christ
It's Day 4 of our 12 Days of Give-mas and it's time to meet Bakari, our king of the jungle here at Lions Tigers & Bears. To help provide a Give-mas gift to Bakari, head here: bit.ly/LTB2020Give to donate. ๐ŸŽ„
And can't forget @prattprattpratt #ChrisPrattonWildCat ๐Ÿฑ #myelf #ElfOnTheShelf #elfontheshelfchal
We also found the #JokaonMoka ๐Ÿฏ @Realjoaquin #myelf #ElfOnTheShelf #elfontheshelfchalle
Who do we have here?! #MyElf has made its way to Lions Tigers & Bears. Are you ready?! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜‚๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ„ #TerryonCherry #elfonth
It's Day 3 of our Days of Give-mas and time to meet Meatball! โค๏ธ๐ŸŽ„โ  Helionstigersandbears.org/year-end-campaโ€ฆRn3X0ciBY to give a gift to Meatball this Christmas! And thanks to The JEM Project your Give-mas gift will be DOUBLED for the animals! โ„๏ธ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ„โ  #MerryChristma
It's Day 2 of our 12 Days of Give-Mas! Meet our sweet Hank. โค๏ธ๐ŸŽ„ Of the three white tigers here at Lions Tigers & Bears, Hank is the one with the most issues. ๐Ÿ˜ž Your donation to Hank will be doubled thanks to The JEM Project. Hbit.ly/LTB2020GiveGZNqBHbokv to don
We are kicking off our 12 Days of Give-mas with Conga! Thanks to The JEM Project your Give-mas gift will be DOUBLED for the animals! โค๏ธ๐ŸŽ„ Headlionstigersandbears.org/year-end-campaโ€ฆ3X0ciBY to help bring some holiday joy to Conga today and enter our 12 days of Give-mas Giveaway after
Hank makes Fridays that much better! โค๏ธโ โฃ #RescueTiger #WhiteTiger #RescueAnimals #LionsTigers
Our Christmas with the Animals event is in just 3 days! ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ…โ„๏ธโ  Have you got yo
If you're new around here! Welcome and thank you for supporting our mission. ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป It takes A LOT to provide daily care for our big cats and bears. โ 
There are still very few tickets left for this year's Christmas with the Animals event, happening this Saturday! ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ…โ  โ  Don't miss out -lionstigersandbears.org/.../christmas-โ€ฆco/gAh8UqoP1e... to reserve your sp
Did you know on average it costs $10,000 per year just to feed one big cat!? ๐Ÿ™€ #LionFunFact #LionFact #RescueLion #LionsTIgersandBears #
Staring at your gifts under the Christmas tree and trying to figure out what each one is like: ๐Ÿ˜‚๐ŸŽ„โค๏ธโ„๏ธlionstigersandbears.org/festive-gift-gโ€ฆ.co/aa8LuH0cM3 to check out our Holiday Gift Guide! ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ„ #ChristmasGifts #GivebackThisHolidaySeason #LTB
We are ONE week away from our Christmas with the Animals event! Have you purchased your ticket yet? ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ… Don't miss out - clilionstigersandbears.org/.../christmas-โ€ฆAh8UqoP1e... to reserve your space today! โค๏ธ #LTB #LionsTigersandBears #ChristmasWithTheAnimals
Help bring Christmas to the animals of Lions Tigers & Bears! We could really use Christmas tree donations, of all sizes, to help make the animal's habitats more festive. Please direct message us, or send us an email to inquires@lionstigersandbears.org to arrange drop-off!
We earned a 2020 Platinum Seal of Transparency! Check out our updated GuideStar #NonprofitProfile on GuideStar: guidestar.org/profile/33-093โ€ฆ. (Now part of @CandidDotOrg)
It's that time of year again! โ„๏ธ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ Time to celebrate Christmas with the animals of LTB and watch them open their Christmas presents on Saturday, December 12th. Don't miss out - cllionstigersandbears.org/our-events/chrโ€ฆ8Fp4IoI2no to reserve your space
We want to say thank you to all 341+ of you that helped us reach our goal and donated to our organization yesterday during #GivingTuesday. It's because of all of YOU that we are able to provide a safe haven for big cats and bears that have been abused and exploited. ๐Ÿ™
Don't snooze yet... we're so close to meeting our goal for the animals this #GIVINGTUESDAY ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ Will you donate? Your gift will automatically be doubled thanks to The JEM Project! Heabit.ly/GTLTB2020
Nola is here to remind you that tomorrow is a very important day for the animals of LTB...Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday! We know it has been a tough year for many, ourselves included, so this #GivingTuesday is extra meaningful for ourselves and our animals, this year. ๐Ÿ’›
Did you know you can sign up for our weekly e-newsletter to get exclusive updates from LTB!? ๐Ÿ™€ Head here to sign ulionstigersandbears.org/newsletter-sigโ€ฆYkM ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป #LionsTigersandBears #RescueTiger #BigCatsRule #BigCatSanctuary #Ani
Different day, same afternoon bath! ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’ฆ Our girl Cherry Bomb, loves her Saturday self-care! Can anyone name a couple other of Cherry Bomb's favorite things? Like maybe her favorite food? Let us know in the comments below! #GrizzlyBear #RescueBear #LionsTiger
Golden hour looks good on Bakari, don't you think!? ๐Ÿ˜โœจ As all of you are out doing your Black Friday shopping, don't forget about #GivingTuesday, coming up in just 4 days! You can donate early hlionstigersandbears.org/giving-tuesdayZknyE๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป
Walking into the kitchen and staring down the Thanksgiving feast like: โ  โ  Happy Thanksgiving! Ourselves and the animals want to remind you today how thankful we are for yourself and our LTB community. We couldn't have gotten through 2020 without you and your support.
Breaking News! HR 1380 is going to the house floor for vote next Wed 12/2 under "suspension" - we need a 2/3 vote! RT your Representatives and urge them to vote for HR 1380 Big Cat Public Safety Act!ย  To find your representative
'Twas the day before Thanksgiving and all the big cats and bears were eagerly waiting, for a Thanksgiving feast worth the pounce. ๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿด๐Ÿ˜‹ #Thanksgiving #ThanksgivingMeme #RescueTiger #BigCatSanctuary #Bi
Did you know we are just a week away from #GivingTuesday!? We know it has been a tough year for many, ourselves included, so this #GivingTuesday is extra meaningful for ourselves and the animals. Head here to donate early: lionstigersandbears.org/giving-tuesday๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป #G
Staring down the last Monday before Thanksgiving and the long holiday weekend like: ๐Ÿ˜ผ๐Ÿ˜ผ๐Ÿ˜ผ #Thanksgiving #RescueCat #Cats #Thanksg
Fun facts about lions today you may not know! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ’› 1๏ธโƒฃ Lions are one of the most social types of cats in the world. 2๏ธโƒฃ Female lions are the main hunters for the pride, while the male lion stays back and protect the territory. Were any of these facts new to you
Christmas shopping this weekend? ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ„ Meatball wanted to remind you to help support him and the other animals of LTB when gift-giving this year and check out the LTB online gift shop! Head lionstigersandbears.org/shopsr8GzEz to shop our online shop this Saturday! โค๏ธ
White tigers are beautiful, but also a reminder to all of us that exotic animals belong in the wild, and not in captivity. ๐Ÿ˜”๐Ÿ’”โ € ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿผlionstigersandbears.org/advocacy-and-lโ€ฆ.co/14SF4LeVsY to contact your legislators about the Big Cat Public Safety Act. #WhiteTiger #B
Bakari is ready for the Turkey Bash next Friday and Saturday, are you!? ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿฆƒ This family-friendly, socially distanced, Holiday-themed event is almost SOLD OUT! If you are considering coming, we are encouraging you to head lionstigersandbears.org/our-events/thaโ€ฆUyX7Nm & to purchase your t
Help provide a Thanksgiving Meal for the Animals! ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿฝ -Frozen or raw (not cooked) turkeys that are 1-17lbs โ  -Frozen or raw (not cooked) cornish hens that are 1-17lbsโ  -Whole pumpkins for the bearsโ  โ  You can send donations to our address 24402 Martin Way, Al
Who's coming to our annual Turkey Bash!? It's the chance for our rescued big cats and bears to celebrate Thanksgiving and indulge in a feast the Friday AND Saturday after Thanksgiving lionstigersandbears.org/our-events/thaโ€ฆ ๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿดโ  #Tu
How handsome is our king of the jungle Bakari!? ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿฆ Did you know that after tigers lions are the biggest cat in the world? Male lions can grow up to 10 feet in length and weigh up to 550 pounds. ๐Ÿ™€โ  #Lion #RescueLion #ExoticRescueAnimals #LionsTig
Conga and her selfies always help us start the weekend off on the right paw! ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ’ƒ #LionsTigersandBears #RescueLeopard #Ani
How Cherry Bomb is spending her Sunday fun day! ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ˜ We love to see her living her best life because for our sweet girl Cherry that wasn't always the case. ๐Ÿ’” Head here to learn more about helionstigersandbears.org/our-animals/beโ€ฆcVxJTtDT1 #RescueBear #GrizzlyBear #RescueGr
Zulu is a whole mid-week MOOD ๐Ÿ’ค๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ˜ด #BigCatRescue #RescueLion #RescueAnimals #Hu
Thanksgiving is no longer reserved for just us two-legged kind. ๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿดโ Our annual Turkey Bash is the chance for our rescued big cats and bears to celebrate Thanksgiving and indulge in a feast the Friday AND Saturday after Thanklionstigersandbears.org/our-events/thaโ€ฆPHUyX7Nm #Turk
Our beautiful rescue white tiger Nola! ๐Ÿ˜ #RescueTiger #WhiteTiger #BigCatRescue #BigCatSanctu
Meet Conga, our rescue leopard. Have you ever heard Cona's story? โ  โ  Interested in learning more about Conga, or potentially sponsoring her every day care? Head helionstigersandbears.org/our-animals/leโ€ฆFsmn ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป #BigCatRescue #
Looking for a fun, out of the box, Fall activity? Come visit this cute duo and the rest of the animals at Lions Tigers & Bears! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿป Helionstigersandbears.org/visit-usJHGkSUMdm to book yo
Punkin coming in hot to remind you that today is #AnimalSanctuaryAppreciationDay! โ We are honored to be included on this list that identifies genuine sanctuaries. For more information on the Big Cat Sanctuary Alliance, visiBigCatAlliance.orgfF
The king of the jungle Bakari! ๐Ÿฆ Did you know that after tigers lions are the biggest cat in the world? Male lions can grow up to 10 feet in length and weigh up to 550 pounds. ๐Ÿ™€ #LionFunFact #LionFact #Animal
Cherry Bomb enjoying her bath today! ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿป #GrizzlyBear #BearRescue #CuteAnimals #Ani
Did you know that lions are the only cats that live in groups? Did you also know that the females are the main hunters? ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿฆโ  โ  Tag a friend below who would enjoy these lion fun facts today! #BigCatRescue #AnimalLovers #BigCa
Liberty hanging outside her bedroom, wondering if she should stay or go. Anyone else experiencing the same dilemma this Monday? ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ’ค๐Ÿป #blackbears #bearrescue #ani
It's the day before Halloween! ๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ’› Can't make it to our Pumpkin Bash this year? We understand, but we'd still love to see your Lions Tigers & Bears inspired costumes! โ  โ  Tag us in your pictures today tomorrow, and throughout the weekend!
Sunday's are for snacks, sleep, play, and repeat. Who else agrees?
Here is a fun facts about Bakari, Suri, and Jillian this Saturday! โœจ๐Ÿฆโ  They were rescued in 2007 at four weeks of age from a big cat sanctuary in Louisiana.โ  โ  Interested in learning more about Bakari and his pride? lionstigersandbears.org/our-animals
Punkin looking fierce and coming in hot to remind you this Friday that wild animals are not pets! ๐Ÿšซโ  โ  Help us put an end to the exotic animal trade and abuse of our wildlife, by clickinglinktr.ee/lionstigers_anโ€ฆiGgrlTv for various advocacy resource
Name a snugglier duo, we'll wait ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿป Tag your best
Looking at Monday like: โ ๐Ÿ˜พโ โ €โ  โ โ €โ  Are you starting your mornings off with one of our coffee blends found in our online lionstigersandbears.org/shops//t.co/QzgXr8GzEz to grab Maverick's Mighty Roast, Bakari's Bold Blend or Albert's Pr
Golden hour and Arusha makes for a perfect duo๐Ÿ˜โœจ Can anyone guess if Arusha is apart of Louie's pride, or Bakari's p