I Live With 5 Tigers And 2 Lions | BEAST BUDDIES

COMM: 68-year-old Remy runs a private rescue centre for big cats in France. COMM: Four years after, Remy decided to make big cats the focus of his life. COMM: So, Remy set about making his property into a place for these animals to live in.

Petite Woman Is Best Friends With Big Cats | BEAST BUDDIES

ANNEL SNYMAN: My name is Annel Snyman, I’m 35 years old. I’m the owner of Loebies Predator Park and I’m outside of Bela-Bela. ANNEL SNYMAN: I started the park in 2009 with my first servals and now 9 years later, we are now established predator park. ANNEL SNYMAN: To manage the park, it’s really, it’s Read more…

‘Reptile King’ Is Best Friends With Giant Gator | BEAST BUDDIES

Andrew: Probably the most important thing is never forgetting that you’re dealing with a potentially dangerous animal. Andrew: There’s kind of a saying, working with animals, especially dangerous animals, it’s not a matter of if it’s a matter of when. Andrew: Crusher is definitely the largest crocodilian that I work with. He’s about 14 foot Read more…

Our Big Bear Family

JIM KOWALCZIK: We’re one big bear family! JIM KOWALCZIK: Our bear family is like every other family and stuff, you love them to death, but there’s other times they drive you nuts, right? COMM: Jim and Susan run a centre for orphaned wildlife in Otisville, New York. SUSAN KOWALCZIK: I’m there every day, but he Read more…

Our Family Pet Is A Six Foot Croc | BEAST BUDDIES

COMM: For the past 20 years, Irwan has been living with a crocodile. COMM: The crocodile was named Kojek and he now lives in the house with Irwan, his wife and three children. COMM: Kojek is fed 4 or 5 kilos of fresh fish three times a week. COMM: When Irwan first bought the crocodile, Read more…

Love Bite: Couple Handle World’s Deadliest Snakes | BEAST BUDDIES

CHRISTOPHER SHANNON: I think in this collection, I should have around 70 snakes. CHRISTOPHER SHANNON: That’s not counting the tarantulas, centipedes, lizards and frogs. LARA MLINARIC: Chris will definitely be teaching me about how to look after his snakes so, I can always help him with the care of his animals. CHRISTOPHER SHANNON: My family Read more…

I Live With Two Grizzly Bears | BEAST BUDDIES

JEFF WATSON: When you have bears, there’s no vacation. These are wild animals; they are apex carnivores and they rule the roost. JEFF WATSON: I’ve had an interest in bears since I was a boy. JEFF WATSON: I’d never thought I’d get a bear. 30 years ago I’d been sick, had a neurological disease, was Read more…

We Share Our Home With Two Bobcats | BEAST BUDDIES

MELISSA: They have very, very strong jaws, and sometimes they’ll bite you just a little bit harder than what our tender arms are used to. MELISSA: Hello, we are Mick and Melissa and we are the owners of two bobcats. MELISSA: Owning bobcats, you know that you are going to have bruises and you know Read more…

India’s ‘Birdman’ Feeds 4,000 Parakeets A Day

COMM: Known as India’s “Birdman” this camera repairer from Chennai has been feeding thousands of wild parakeets twice a day for the last ten years. Spending around 40% of his income on their food. COMM: Sekar moved to Chennai around 25 years ago and established his camera repair business. He would always feed the sparrows, Read more…