24Feb

A recent tiger census has shown that the number of tigers in India has increased. The improvement of 30% comes as good news for wild tiger populations, but is receiving little attention outside of what is being reported. Dr. Simba Wiltz and Asli Goncer take a closer look at…

21Feb
17Feb

Central Florida Animal Reserve is but one of over 100 organizations licensed in Florida to handle big cats, and one of thousands in the USA.  In this two part series, we talk with another big cat sanctuary: Catty Shack.  Located in Jacksonville, FL, Catty Shack is home to over…

10Feb

Central Florida Animal Reserve is but one of over 100 organizations licensed in Florida to handle big cats, and one of thousands in the USA.  In this two part series, we talk with another big cat sanctuary: Catty Shack.  Located in Jacksonville, FL, Catty Shack is home to over…

01Feb

Trust and its implications have never been as important in society as it is today. Just what is this elusive concept, and how does it relate to the big cats? Dr. Simba Wiltz and Asli Goncer dive into the difficult subject with perspective from the world of big cats,…

20Jan

Trust and its implications have never been as important in society as it is today. Just what is this elusive concept, and how does it relate to the big cats? Dr. Simba Wiltz and Asli Goncer dive into the difficult subject with perspective from the world of big cats,…

12Jan

Leopards are among the most successful of the big cats, with multiple subspecies spread across two continents.  They are elusive yet accessible, iconic and misunderstood.  Dr. Simba Wiltz and Asli Goncer take a look at this amazing species.  Learn about leopards in this short lesson–their lands, their challenges, and…

10Jan
07Jan

2014 was an amazing year for Central Florida Animal Reserve. We wrap up our retrospective on the year in review with the subject that was tops on everyone’s memory list: the New Facility and the future of the cats. Hear a few more voices from CFAR’s get-together for the…

30Dec

2014 has been an amazing year for Central Florida Animal Reserve. We’ve begun construction on the biggest project the organization has ever undertaken and engaged many ups and downs over the course of the year. A recent get-together at Forever Florida gave Asli a chance to interview a number…