1. Over 200 Neglected Lions, Tigers & Other Species Rescued After Black Jaguar-White Tiger Sanctuary Was Raided In Mexico
In some not so shocking news, the controversial big cat and wildlife sanctuary, Black Jaguar-White Tiger, was reportedly raided on July 4th, with more than 200 animals being rescued from deplorable conditions and severe neglect.
According to a statement from the Mexican Government (SEMARNAT), in response to numerous citizen complaints for mistreatment of felines, personnel from the Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (Profepa) went to inspect the property that originally occupied a sanctuary on the Picacho-Ajusco Highway. No animals were found at this location.
However, at another property associated with the organization, located in Santo Tomas Ajusco, the inspectors found an estimated 190 big cats, including African lions, white lions, tigers, jaguars, and pumas. Two coyotes and 17 primates were also found.
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