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No End For Exotic Animal Rescue

Economy and Regulations Put Pressure on Private Ownership San Diego, CA – The demands for assistance in placing exotic animals in new homes is increasing and Bobbi Brink, Founder and Director of Lions Tigers & Bears Big Cat Sanctuary and Rescue (LTB) near San Diego, Calif., is answering the call and providing aid to ailing facilities that can no longer keep up with the demands and resources needed to shelter these wild animals. This week, Brink returns to Ohio to complete a rescue mission begun earlier this month and transfer the remaining tigers and lions from a defunct animal facility near Columbus, Ohio. Financial difficulties prevented the owner from being able to properly care for the 32 exotic animals and forced her to close her Read More

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LTB Begins Fundraising for New Bear Habitat

With donations from the public, “Meatball” the black bear will have a new habitat in San Diego Alpine, Calif. – (September 12, 2012) – Lions Tigers and Bears (LTB), an exotic animal sanctuary in east San Diego, Calif., has actively started fundraising to build a habitat for the rescued black bear, “Meatball,” after learning the proposed transfer to Colorado will not be allowed due to Colorado law stating it is unlawful for a wildlife sanctuary to possess a bear taken from the wild. The California Department of Fish and Game released a statement on September 11, 2012 stating, “Out of respect for Colorado law, we do not intend to allow the bear to be transported there.” The 500-pound bear, named “Meatball” after his preference for Read More

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