Baguira is a former circus lioness from the poor province of Tucuman in the north of Argentina. She was the first international rescue mission of the Wildlife Advocates Foundation.
Tika and Melena are former circus big cats from Santiago del Estero in the north of Argentina. When they were confiscated by the authorities thought they wouldn't make it.
But they did.
Together with the rescue of lion Melena, this rescue has been the most urgent one and risky one. A few weeks weeks prior to the rescue, Zuka started eating less and less despite all efforts from the municipality vet changing her diet