Suvarna’s 2nd and 3rd Week at Crown Ridge

Second Week: A lot of progress has been made with Suvarna’s adjustment to living at the sanctuary. He’s still wary of being inside for too long but he will eat some food in indoor holding. Suvarna is easily spooked, often times by himself. One day his foot accidently hit the door making a loud noise […]

Suvarna’s First Week

So far Suvarna has adjusted to his new life pretty well. He figured out the food cart very quickly and is very eager for his breakfast first thing. Chicken seems to be his favorite but we haven’t found any meat he doesn’t eat. Knowing that our new cat enjoys chicken, we can use this to […]

Suvarna’s First Day

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After travelling many miles from Georgia, Suvarna a 400 pound Bengal tiger has found his forever home. Previously Suvarna was a pet tiger whose owner decided that he no longer wanted to have to care for his two tigers, bear, cougar, and other wild animals. Since these wild animals are already in captivity and are […]

Behind the Scenes: International Tiger Day Enrichment

Staff member, Caroline, paper maching a snake.

International Tiger Day is fast approaching and we are preparing for our fun filled day. While we have lots of activities for kids and families, we also provide our cats with fun items to celebrate, after all it is International Tiger Day.  Our big cats receive many different types of enrichment to interact with in […]

Newest Rescue

Suvarna - Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary

Crown Ridge is excited to announce our newest rescue, Suvarna!   With assistance from IFAW and Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge, Suvarna safely arrived at his forever home at Crown Ridge. Suvarna was rescued from a private owner in Georgia when the owner decided to relinquish ownership of his wild animals. Currently Suvarna is in quarantine for 30 […]

Intern Experience: Lauren

Having previously interned at several other big cat sanctuaries and animal-related facilities, I came into this internship feeling as though I had a fairly good understanding of the daily duties and requirements for someone working in this field. That being said, it is always beneficial to make new connections and gain new perspectives, and I […]

Current Tiger News: Historical Tiger Release & $80 million to Big Cat Conservation

$80 million to Big Cats A global alliance of philanthropists have committed to pledging $80 million towards conservation of all 38 cat species across the globe. This 10 year commitment to big cat conservation funds solutions to primary threats to the cat populations such as: poaching for trade, human and animal conflict, unsustainable hunting of prey, […]

Current Tiger News: Largest Tiger Release and $80 to Big Cat Conservation

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$80 million to Big Cats A global alliance of philanthropists have committed to pledging $80 million towards conservation of all 38 cat species across the globe. This 10 year commitment to big cat conservation funds solutions to primary threats to the cat populations such as: poaching for trade, human and animal conflict, unsustainable hunting of prey, […]

Frequently Asked Questions

We are answering questions we are often asked on tours or at events! If you have a question you would like answered please Facebook us at facebook.com/tigersanctuary or email me at vconaway@crown-ridge.com! Q: Will you have a cub at the sanctuary? A: Possibly. We do not breed any of our animals at the sanctuary, so […]

Running and Marching for Tigers!

Paul Goldstein trains for epic British charity runs, Agra, India - 01 Mar 2014

52 Year Old, Paul Goldstein, runs across the world in tiger suit! This 9 foot tiger suit has run nine marathons and travelled the globe. Paul Goldstein wears this costume to help bring awareness to the plight of tigers. He is fighting for more action to be taken to stop poaching of wild animals. Not […]

CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN WITH THE BIG CATS! ROAR FEST 2014 !!