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Signature Maya Adoption Pack
We are proud to present our exclusive Signature Maya Adoption...
Kasanga steals the hearts of all who meet him! His...
Jethro was born in a very large litter of six...
Viktoria is very beautiful with dark features, taupe coloured gems...
Tiny is the smallest of the three brothers and also...
Kafara is seen as the most dominant of the three...
Petra was born at Norfolk Wildlife Park (which is now...
Why do Eurasian Lynxes Change Colour?
Eurasian Lynxes have a unique genetic feature that allows for...
Conservation Conversation with Snow Leopard Trust
We’re excited to announce that we are now able to...
Thats a Wrap for One Zoo Three
Thank-you to everyone who tuned last week to watch CBBC’s...
HRH Princess Eugenie opens Jaguar Breeding Centre
The Big Cat Sanctuary celebrated their 20th Anniversary in style...
Jaguar Breeding Centre
Here at The Big Cat Sanctuary, we pride ourselves in...
The Four Pillars of The Big Cat Sanctuary
The Big Cat Sanctuary is nationally recognised as one of...
Our Lockdown Experience: #saveoursanctuary
Lockdown has been an incredibly difficult period for...
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R.I.P. Murphy the Cheetah
It is with a very heavy heart that we announce...
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About The Big Cat Sanctuary
The Big Cat Sanctuary is set in the heart of the countryside at Smarden, in Kent.
The peace and tranquillity of the site provides a sanctuary and excellent conditions for the successful breeding of the beautiful, yet endangered cats both large and small within the European Endangered Species Breeding Programme.Learn more