Rescued Lions and Tigers Re-Learn How to Hunt
When housecats are rescued, they go to local animal shelters who work to find them a loving, human household. When big cats such as lions and tigers are rescued, their path to a new home is markedly wilder.
One rescue center near Amsterdam, called the Lion Center, is helping cats like lions and tigers return to the wild by helping them practice hunting, one of their most instinctual behaviors.
Since 2015, the center has been using a system of pulleys to maneuver meat through the lion’s large enclosure. Video taken inside the center shows a chuck of meat being dangled in front of a lion. As the lion lunges as it, a pulley yanks the meat away and moves it across the