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Lions Tigers & Bears in the News

May 23, 2014,WECT

Pender County bears to move to California sanctuary.

May 9, 2014, Lions, Tigers & Bears

Lions, Tigers & Bears hosts Wild in the Country

May 1, 2014,San_Diego_6_News

Lions, Tigers & Bears- Wild in the Country 2014

December 14, 2013,KABC Los Angeles:

“Eye on L.A.”: Meatball the Bear Float

November 21, 2013,Crescenta Valley Weekly:

“Let’s Be Neighbors” – A Story About Meatball the Bear

October 15, 2013,eastcountymag logo:

“Tiger Patriarch, Raja, Laid to Rest at Lions, Tigers and Bears”

October 10, 2013,cbs8 logo:

“Remembering Raja,” by Larry Himmel

Summer, 2013,:

“Wedding Venue Idea: Get Married With Man-Eating Animals”

August 1, 2013,:

“Lions, Tigers and Bears mourns loss of tiger raised at rescue facility in Alpine”

July 29, 2013,:

“Local animal sanctuary loses beloved tiger”

July 24, 2013,:

“’Meatball’ the Glendale bear reacts to float approval for 2014 Rose Parade”

July 23, 2013,:

“Glendale Wants ‘Meatball’-Themed Rose Parade Float”

July 17, 2013,:

“New life for rescued bear in Alpine”

July 16, 2013,:

“Maddie rescued after escaping unbearable conditions”

July 16, 2013,:

“Bear has new home at Alpine sanctuary: Rescued bear named ‘Maddie’ was once someone’s pet”

July 12, 2013,:

“Rescued black bear from Ohio at Kendalia sanctuary”

July 11, 2013,:

“Ohio woman agrees to give up pet bear”

July 10, 2013,:

“Maddie the Bear Heading to California Sanctuary “

July 10, 2013,:

“Bear rescued: California animal sanctuary relocating animal”

July 10, 2013,:

“Group rescuing bears from Ohio”

July 9, 2013,:

“Ohio exotic animal law sparks action from bear owner”

July 9, 2013,:

“Bear removed from area home headed to sanctuary”

(includes raw video of Maddie, her former owner, and the LTB transfer trailer)

July 9, 2013,:

Maddie the Bear – “Going Home”

July 9, 2013,:

“‘Maddie’ the bear to begin new life”

July 6, 2013,:

“Ohio bears now at Spearfish sanctuary”

July 4, 2013,:

“Bears rescued from Ohio get more room at Black Hills sanctuary”

July 4, 2013,:

“Five rescued bears coming to sanctuary in Spearfish”

July 2, 2013,:

“Animal Activists Gather In Columbus To Push For National Exotic Animal Law”

(Bobbi Brink on TV in Columbus, Ohio, including aerial shots of the LTB team on the move.)

June 28, 2013,:

“More bears headed to sanctuary”

May 24, 2013,:

Diane Bell – “Local wildlife refuge tries to help seven homeless bears”

May 10, 2013,:

“Alpine Gets Wild in the Country at Lions Tigers & Bears

April 12, 2013,:

“Lions, Tigers & Bears to Host Annual Wild In The Country Gala | Saturday, May 4th”

April 12, 2013,:

“Animal sanctuary hosting fundraiser”

April 3, 2013,:

“Beyond the ‘BEAR’ Necessities: Alpine Rescue Facility Seeks Help to Expand Haven”

March 20, 2013,:

Bobbi Brink is interviewed by Roger Hedgecock.

March 7, 2013,:

“Founder of local sanctuary reacts to fatal lion attack in Fresno”

March 7, 2013, :

“Having a LION as a Pet” (Note: you need to click to the second slide in order to see the video of Bobbi)

March 6-7, 2013,:

“Alpine animal rescuer reacts to Fresno Co. lion attack”

March 3, 2013,:

Bobbi Brink is interviewed by Dr. Lori Kirshner approximately halfway into the program.

February 28, 2013, :

“Best Local Nonprofit: Lions Tigers & Bears”

February 4, 2013, :

“Meatball has been gravy for this animal sanctuary”

February 4, 2013, :

“Meatball the Bear a boon for exotic animal sanctuary”

December 30, 2012, (United Kingdom):

“Meatball The Bear Saved By Online Campaign”

December 28, 2012, :

“Newsmaker of the Year: Glendale bear ‘Meatball’ rolls over the rest”

November 22, 2012, :

“Lions, Tigers and Bears”

November 19, 2012, :

“Sanctuary rescues exotic pets

November 7, 2012, :

“Animal sanctuary to hold auction to raise funds for Meatball the bear”

November 7, 2012, :

“‘Meatball’ the bear’s memorabilia auctioned on EBay”

November 1, 2012, :

Charitable Events Registry: “Thanksgiving Feast at Lions Tigers and Bears”

October 19, 2012, :

“Calif. bear loves meatballs and a community unites to save him” (5-minute clip with LOTS of videos of Meatball!)

October 17, 2012, :

“Meatball the Bear to Get New Neighbor at San Diego Sanctuary”

October 16, 2012, :

“Wildlife sanctuary to see how ‘Meatball’ does with new neighbor, ‘Sugar Bear'”

October 15, 2012, :

“Meatball the bear making big progress”

October 14, 2012, :

“Plan for secure exotic animal temporary holding facility moves forward in Reynoldsburg”

October 5, 2012, :

“Fund for Meatball Habitat Hits $80,000”

September 11, 2012, :

“The bear called Meatball might stay in California after all”

September 7, 2012, :

“Meatball the Bear Might Stay in Alpine”

August 31, 2012, :

“‘Meatball’ Lured With McDonald’s Happy Meal, Bacon, Honey”

August 31, 2012, :

“Calif. bear lured by Happy Meal”

August 31, 2012, :

“‘Meatball’ The Bear Moving From California To Colorado Wild Animal Sanctuary”

August 30, 2012, :

“Meatball-eating bear gets Twitter following, permanent home”

August 30, 2012, :

“Bear Named ‘Meatball’ Captured, Moved to San Diego”

August 30, 2012, :

“Pesky Bear Moved from Los Angeles to Alpine animal sanctuary”

August 30, 2012, :

“Concerned about his not eating, handlers decide to get ‘Meatball’, yep, meatballs”

August 30, 2012, :

“‘Meatball’ the twitter savvy bear to get new home”

August 29, 2012, :

“‘Meatball’ the celebrity bear lands in Alpine”

August 29, 2012, :

“Captured bear sent to Alpine rescue shelter” (including July 15, 2012, videos of Meatball from KTLA, Los Angeles)

August 15, 2012, :

“Rescuer of Exotic Animals”

May 3, 2012, :

“Lions, Tigers and Bears in Alpine aids exotic ‘pets'”

March 4, 2012, :

“Local Sanctuary Gets Top Honor”

September 9, 2011, :

“Tim Harrison talks about “The Elephant in the Living Room” and about Lions, Tigers & Bears”

August 9, 2011, :

“Black Bears Rescued From Defunct Zoo”

August 3, 2011, :

“Two displaced black bears making cross-country jaunt”

July 27, 2011, :

“Sanctuary Founder Makes Desperate Visit to Save Bears Headed for Game Farm”

May 17, 2011, :

Larry Himmel – “Lions, Tigers and Bears, Oh Yeah!” (Wild in the Country)

February 25, 2010, :

“Wild nights in Alpine”

February 13, 2010, :

“Big cats finding a home to roam”