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Animals

Big Cat Conservation- Reality

I have done a lot of research. You have a lot of misinformation out there that is actually garnering animosity towards anyone that is working and striving for that ultimate goal of replenishing the native lands of these big cats with some of the gene pool from here in the United State
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Line Sharing Is Important for Genetic Diversity

As everyone knows Mystic Jungle is committed to the conservation and preservation of the Asian Leopard.  In order to diversify the gene pool it is necessary to “line share” with other facilities. Our very own Sampson is on loan to Single Vision Inc to breed with the female
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As many know here at the Jungle, even though we offer help, consultation, and homes to all native and exotic wildlife, our main focus is on the Asian Leopard.  A decade ago, in India, the population of the Asian Leopard was over 8,000. Today there are less than 1,200 left on preserves
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Help Us Help Them!!

We are focusing right now as our number one priority to enlarge Spikes and the boys enclosures. The money that was made at the yard sale, after insurance and food costs will be set to the side to start getting the supplies. Even if we have to get a few posts at a time, a few rolls of
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This is why we do what we do

This is why we do what we do. MJEF is committed to the conservation and preservation of the Asian Leopard. I predicted last year that by 2016 the Leopard in India would be extinct… I fear it will be sooner now.  Please educate yourself on what big cat bans will do.  1. Bans do N
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Cat Haven Lion Death- The real truth

This is tragic. Let me clarify a few misconceptions that are being propagated here. 1. Captive big cats are the result of over 15 generations in captivity. They are not taken from the “wild” since the induction of CITES in July of 1975. This restricts the importation of en
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Mystic Jungle Has A You Tube Account Now!!

Be sure to watch the videos on our You Tube Account to get those ratings up there! The more we let people know what is happening to these big cats the better chance we have at their survival! Just copy and paste the links to view!! More to come of the facility itself and the residents
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How Did I Get Where I Am Today?

I often sit and wonder how in the world did I end up where I am now.  Born in a small town in Florida, the sixth generation Floridian, and my father one of the original “Florida Crackers” driving cattle across the unfenced lands of Florida, I was raised to be a “cowgirl”.  I did the g
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The Asian Leopard

The Asian Leopard The Asian Leopard is in dire need of our help. The figures are in for 2012 and it is alarming. The leopard in India is being killed off at the rate of 4 a week/208 a year. Take this into consideration. A leopard reaches sexual maturity at the age of 18 months to 24 m
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Is this what we have come to?

Sher Khan
I have no words. This, no matter how many ways I look at it, disgusts me. I support legal hunting. My father was a hunter, my cousins, my whole family hunts. But there is a big difference between hunting for meat and the skin for clothing, than for hunting to say and show you can kill
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