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Endangered Species

A Burning Leopard

    I have been involved with all species of animals at one point in my life or another. I am pretty much used to seeing the atrocities of mankind inflicted upon those that cannot speak for themselves. I really thought up until two years ago, that I had heard and seen it all. That was
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Genetics and the ever shrinking gene pool

    Social media has became the main way for a lot of people to gain information. Be it right, wrong or indifferent. You will also get those “arm chair quarterbacks” that have never taken a course in big cat husbandry, genetics or handling, nor have they spent any time in
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Big Cat Ban Laws- The Truth

     It is a given fact that the majority of people spend a lot of time on the internet. It is a sign of the times and at times a wonderful innovative way to research things such as political issues, the latest news, research for an assignment, or even shop. The problem is though that
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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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Save The Asian Leopard From Extinction

Fury is the cat that started the passion to fight for the Asian Leopard. The Leopard pound for pound is the strongest of the big cats. They can carry three times their body weight up a tree. They are among the most adept at tree climbing and do so to rest safely, or to eat. They are a
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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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Happy Holidays from Mystic Jungle!

It has been a devastating year here at the jungle. Throughout the year, I lost my job, my father had a stroke in April, then mom in July, Dad died in August and mom just died this month. Leaving behind them a path of grief and devastation. Fury which was raised by myself, my father an
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