Monday, March 28, 2011
Friday, March 25, 2011
Our tigers, of course, are having a blast in their pools. Even the older tigers still enjoy splashing around every now and then. Our two new resident tigers wasted no time cooling off in their pool. They both love to cool off during the early morning hours and late evening hours. They tend to want their privacy while they are enjoying a relaxing dip. The male tiger had just gotten out of his pool when one of the keepers came over for a visit. He came right over to the fence and greeted her with a chuff. So we are happy to see these two tigers and the cougars warming up to not only their human caregivers, but their animal neighbors as well.
If you would like to see a good show, now is the time to visit these wonderful animals. The weather couldn't be more perfect, and the animals are ready to make a splash!
Monday, March 21, 2011
Friday, March 18, 2011
First off, we've been getting some really great, creative name submissions for our Cougar Naming Contest! There is a little less than two weeks left and we can already see we are going to have our work cut out for us deciding on one name for each of cougars!
So, keep the names coming! Soon enough these two cats will each have an Adoptive Parent and it could be YOU!
Monday, March 14, 2011
The two new cougars at IEAS have settled in and now comes another exciting step in their lives – they need names! We want YOUR help to decide on what the names of these incredible animals should be!
HOW TO SUBMIT A NAME: If you would like to submit a possible name for one of the cougars, go to our Facebook page (make sure you “Like” us or you won’t be able to post your submission!) and write the name of your choice on our wall. This is for both the male AND female cougar so be sure to distinguish between the two!
You must be AT LEAST 7 years old to submit a name (because you must be 7 years old to visit the Sanctuary and as such, younger children would be ineligible for the prize).
Each individual may only submit ONE name for each cougar. This means you can submit one female and one male name.
On April 1, Sanctuary staff will choose names and announce the winners!
WHAT IF YOU WIN? If your name wins, you will be notified (via Facebook) and will automatically become the Adoptive Parent of the cougar you helped name for six months! Being an Adoptive Parent will allow you to receive an 8x10 photograph of the animal, an adoption certificate, and most importantly, the opportunity to visit the Sanctuary and the animal you have now adopted. This will allow you to come sit by the habitat of your animal and get to know them! For more information about adopting an animal, visit the website below:
Be sure to submit your choices for names by March 31!
Get creative, be original, and think about the amazing animal whose life YOU can become a part of!
Friday, March 11, 2011
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Saturday, March 5, 2011
"We are pleased to have secured placement for all four of the big cats at the International Exotic Animal Sanctuary, the first AZA certified sanctuary in the United States. These once neglected and abused animals will soon journey to Boyd, Texas to live out the rest of their lives in a beautiful and peaceful habitat."