Direct insights into Big Cat life

South Africa, LIONSROCK | 2019 12 30 | Lion Lubumbashi and his pride at LIONSROCK.

The Weigh-in: Who is the biggest big cat at LIONSROCK?

When it comes to size, not all the big cat species are equal with some, so to say, pulling their weight a little bit more than others.

Landscape and wildlife at LIONSROCK

Arbor Day tree plan, a roaring success

Focusing on the country’s "champion trees"

Lions Geena (left), Vincent (middle) and Roman (right)

The Journey of the Quintuplets

Roman, Vincent, Dolf, Ellie and Geena are 5 siblings rescued from private keeping in Romania

Roman (left), Dolf (middle), Vincent (right)  at FELIDA Big Cat Sanctuary.

In the wild or in a sanctuary, lions are proud to be a pride

Ever wondered what makes a pride proud to be a pride?  

Startlight Tigers laying on the grass relaxing

Starlight Tiger Spotting … It is a real art!

Two FOUR PAWS Cape Town staff members get a lesson in tiger identification at our true sanctuary, LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary 

Tiger Mafalda of the Train Tigers at LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary in Bethlehem in South Africa.

A next step in train tiger Mafalda's journey

Teamwork at LIONSROCK as train tiger Mafalda leaves her enclosure for a clinic visit

 View of the tiger unit at LIONSROCK

How our big cats cope in the cold

A look at a day in the life of the lions and tigers living at our True Sanctuary in the Free State during winter. 

LIONSROCK Dogs on back of bakkie

Celebrating Rescue Dog Day 2022

Bringing with it a promise of love, friendship, and kindness 

Pride of lions at LIONSROCK

LIONSROCK family groupings so happy together

UN General Assembly proclaims 15 May, International Day of Families  

Vets drawing blood from lion cub

LIONSROCK vet keeps her resilience up by being fit and inspired

Celebrate the world class vets who celebrate World Veterinary Day a little differently.


Lifesaving procedure performed on tiger at LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary

It was a matter of life and death and the odds were 50/50 for the 18-year-old tiger Tomi, which calls LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary home.


Women’s Day Celebration: Our Female Guardians Worldwide

In a world where animal cruelty is still at play, our strong female guardians that make it their mission to bring the suffering of animals to an end.


Big cats from war zones

In recent years, FOUR PAWS had several successful missions in rescuing big cats from war-torn countries such as Iraq, Gaza and Syria


Hildegard Pirker: 15 years with FOUR PAWS

On 15 July 2020, we celebrate 15 years of an amazing human, and the guardian of our big cats here at LIONSROCK.


News about Nala

LIONESS meets a friend at LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary

Tiger Caruso

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