From War Zone to Wild at Heart

Photo by Brook Holetz.

Runner up in the 2023 Tigers in America-Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries annual photo and video contest to celebrate International Tiger Day.

“Male lion Taras and his sisters Stefania and Lesya were found abandoned by traffickers in a Ukraine bus station. Prada was also part of wartorn Ukraine’s exotic pet trade. She was accepted by the others and they formed their own pride. They all live happily and safely, forever together.”

— at The Wildcat Sanctuary