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Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary's annual Animal Extravaganza Fundraiser



Date: February 16, 2013
Location:  Show map The Habitat
7101 Palmer Blvd
Sarasota, FL
Phone: 941-371-6377

Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary, a nonprofit safe haven for big cats, bears and other animals in need, will hold its annual Animal Extravaganza fundraiser for six weekends from Saturday, Jan. 19, through Sunday, Feb. 24.  The Habitat will also be open regular hours Wednesdays through Fridays during the Extravaganza.

 

Two entertaining and educational animal demonstrations featuring talented animal performers from around the state will be held on weekends throughout the Extravaganza, said Kay Rosaire, Big Cat Habitat’s founder and executive director.  Gates will open at 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. respectively with two-hour animal demonstrations beginning at 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.  The Habitat is at 7101 Palmer Blvd., Sarasota.  Tickets are available at the door or in advance at www.BigCatHabitat.com.  Donations for the Extravaganza are $18 for adults and $7 for children 12 and under.

            

Included in the demonstrations are the habitat’s own lions and tigers, which are trained by Clayton Rosaire with a combination of gentle handling, praise and treats.  Other performers include David Rosaire and his Perky Pekes, Elian Rosaire with camels and a beautiful Andalusian stallion, and a variety of other animal performers that will vary each weekend.

 

Visitors who come prior to the demonstrations may order food, visit close-up with all of the habitat’s animals including lions, tigers, ligers, bears, primates and a children’s petting zoo.  Camel, elephant and pony rides also are available.

            

The Animal Extravaganza is the habitat’s largest fundraiser.  Monies raised provide for the care of Big Cat Habitat’s exotic and other animals that traditional animal shelters will not take, Rosaire said.   Also during the Extravaganza, the Habitat will be open Wednesday through Friday from 12:30 to 4 p.m. with an educational animal demonstration daily at 1:30 p.m.

            

More information is available at www.BigCatHabitat.org or by calling 941-371-6377.

 

About Big Cat Habitat:

            

Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary is a nonprofit safe haven for big cats, bears and other animals in need.  The sanctuary was founded by Kay Rosaire, who has more than 30 years of experience working with, and caring for, exotic animals and who began rescuing big cats in 1987.  Big Cat Habitat provides education to the public to foster appreciation for the animals and to impart the importance of habitat preservation.  It is located at 7101 Palmer Blvd., Sarasota, Fla.  More information is available at www.BigCatHabitat.org or by calling 941-371-6377.


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