A SOUTH AFRICAN Family Loses Home To Keep Their Tigers and Lions

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A SOUTH AFRICAN family are living in an isolated trailer – so they can provide their tigers and lions a home. The Fernandes family once owned the luxurious Jugomaro Predator Park.

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Which was home for their pet tigers and lions for seven years.The beautiful enclosures and fields the size of football pitches meant their beloved big cats had a five-star complex and were even allowed to go inside the family house.

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But sadly, in November 2015, the luxurious retreat was demolished when owner Rosa and her children, Justin and Maxine, ran into financial difficulties.

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And the liquidators gained control of their home and dumped their possessions in a waste pile – leaving their six lions, 10 tigers, three caracals and one jaguar with no home.

This detrimental change of circumstance forced the distraught family to flee to a section of land in Krugersdorp, South Africa, where they are currently living in a trailer and have to wash and go to the toilet in the nearest bushes.

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