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Are you crazy about big cats? On this page you can learn more about the five big cat species in the wild, as also the common problems with big cats in captivity. Discover the work of FOUR PAWS to protect big cats and other wild animals under human influence.

Lioness

Big Cats in the Wild

Big cats are wild animals which are all threatened to some extent in the wild

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Tiger

Big Cats in Captivity

Big cats should not be kept as pets or for entertainment purposes

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Tiger trade

Tiger Trade

Tigers are traded world wide, legally and illegally

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Lion cubs on a breeding farm

Breeding Farms

There are a lot of cubs on breeding farms, all without their mother

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Canned hunting

Canned Hunting

No escape possible

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Animal Welfare and Tourism

Selfies taken with bears in chains, on the back of an elephant or petting lion cubs. Animal welfare should not stop on holiday

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Lion Bobby at FELIDA

Save a Big Cat — Be a Hero!

Learn more about what you can do and play our game

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Tigress Dehli at FELIDA

FELIDA Quiz

Test your knowledge about big cats and FELIDA

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Lion Bobby at FELIDA

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Tiger Raspoetin at LIONSROCK

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