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Feb 26, 2020

The work of BCSA and our member sanctuaries was recently highlighted by Kitty Block, President & CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, and Sara Amundson, President of the Humane So …

Feb 11, 2020

The rescue and relocation of tigers Luna and Remington to an accredited sanctuary is a success story for the animals and for members of the Big Cat Sanctuary Alliance (BCSA), which works to …

Nov 10, 2019

There are more tigers in American gardens than there are left in the wild. Alex Hannaford meets the owners who live cheek by jowl with their pets, and also those ensuring the big cats are tr …

Feb 27, 2019

A bill preventing people who aren’t qualified to own dangerous big cats such as tigers, lions, leopards and cougars was reintroduced to the U.S. House of Representatives.

Feb 13, 2019

A tiger alarmed a woman who was sneaking into a seemingly abandoned Houston home to smoke marijuana on Monday. Now it has found a new home of its own. The Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch, …

Jan 23, 2019

The Big Cat Sanctuary Alliance, representing 17 professional sanctuaries that care for big cats and four partner organizations, applauds the News & Record for its editorial (Jan. 6) that sta …

Jan 2, 2019

Recently, New Jersey became the first state to ban the use of wild animals in circuses. And now, only a week later, Hawaii has followed in its footsteps.

Dec 14, 2018

Wild animals won’t be performing at circuses in New Jersey anymore. Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Friday making it illegal to use wild and exotic animals in traveling acts.

Dec 4, 2018

Chanel has agreed to ban fur and exotic skins from its collections, saying it wanted to maintain ethical standards and following pressure from animal rights campaigners.

Nov 19, 2018

China is a critical market for animal contraband. Some scientists fear the official commitment to conservation may be wavering.