PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (WRBL) – Come take a journey on the wild facet! Every Wednesday on News 3 This Morning, News 3’s Blake Eason takes you on a journey by means of Wild Animal Safari – a Pine Mountain theme park.
The subsequent cease on our safari journey takes us again to the Walkabout Adventure Zoo to fulfill Reba the Bengal Tiger and Goliath the Siberian Tiger.
General Manager Katie Harrison says the tigers are in her prime 5 favorites at Wild Animal Safari and confirms they’re considered one of the extra in style animals at the park.
Harrison says since tigers are meat eaters, at Wild Animal Safari they struggle their greatest to imitate what the tigers would eat in the wild.
“I mean, everything from raw chicken and steak, pork.,” Harrison stated. “We also get some bones as well, mixed in. So that way they’re getting that extra calcium and stuff in their diet as well. Now we also will do some enrichment with them, which can involve feathers, fur, anything that kind of mimics how they would eat in the wild.”
Speaking of the wild, Harrison says all tigers are endangered.
“Now, the biggest reasons that they’re endangered is, of course, poaching for their pelts or for other body parts,” Harrison stated. “But additionally deforestation, which is an enormous drawback with quite a lot of completely different species.
Harrison says a method folks can assist with that is by recycling and utilizing sustainable items.
Reba and Goliath could be present in the Walk About Adventure Zoo together with the white tiger and the liger. The Walkabout Adventure Zoo is a portion of Wild Animal Safari that enables for visitor to go to with and meet animals in a zoo-like setting.
Wild Animal Safari is celebrating its thirtieth Anniversary in 2021 and as a part of that celebration the park is teaming up with News 3 for “Wild Animal Wednesdays – A Ride on the Wild Side.” The park is situated at 1300 Oak Grove Road in Pine Mountain, Georgia, and the 300-acre park is dwelling to 75 animal species. For extra info on Wild Animal Safari, together with methods to plan your go to and buy tickets, click on right here.
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