Wildlife conservation programs and how you can help


Good afternoon, welcome to T.I.G.E.R.S. in Myrtle Beach.  This one of a kind animal preserve has just opened for the 2012 season!. The Tour is a guided walk through a fifty acre preserve just 17 miles South of Barefoot Landing, where you'll meet tigers, wolves, leopards, chimpanzees, orangutans, and other endangered species, many of them up-close and un-caged!

The Director of the preserve, Dr. Bhagavan Antle along with his staff work tirelessly to provide funding to critical wildlife conservation programs, thereby complimenting the educational messages and field research of T.I.G.E.R.S.  The Fund receives its financing base through a percentage of revenues taken in by T.I.G.E.R.S., the generosity of donations from exhibit guests, and the general public.


Feline Conservation Federation (FCF) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that consists of wild feline managers, educators, conservationists, researchers, and all those who support the mission of feline conservation.

For more than fifty years FCF has supported conservation efforts worldwide through the leadership of our members who specialize in captive feline husbandry.

FCF certifies instructors that in turn teach Basic Wild Feline Husbandry Courses around the country setting the standards for feline handler safety and feline management.

FCF also accredits feline holding facilities to insure that they operate within our higher standards of management and facility design while continuing to provide quality care and enrichment above all other zoological institutions.

FCF awards grants funding backbone field research and protection of wild habitats. One of our many advisors is Dr. Jim Sanderson, Ph.D. who sits on the FCF Conservation/Research Grant Committee.

FCF raises funds for its Wildcat Safety Net program that provides emergency care and transport of felines in need.

Membership is open to any non-domestic keepers, handlers and owners as well as those interested in them and the conservation of all 37 species. We invite you to join us.

Members receive the national award-winning bimonthly Journal. This publication is packed full of husbandry articles, member’s accounts of their feline experiences and updates on FCF supported in-situ and ex-situ conservation efforts.

Make a difference! Do something good today! Join us, Support us or Contact us today and see how you can become a part of the oldest, premiere private Feline Conservation Organization in the world!
If you want to join Doc Antle and T.I.G.E.R.S. in conservation, visit www.myrtlebeachsafari.com for more information on how you can help.

One response to “Wildlife conservation programs and how you can help

  • Jenna Penland

    My family was at the beach this weekend and we went by Barefoot landing about 7pm and the cats were already being loaded up. We didn’t know they were leaving so early! We got to see the big guys, just not the babies. We’ll be back in June, but I do have a question; I saw on some pictures of people with wolf cubs. Can you have your picture made with one now? I haven’t ever seen them in the past, but if we can I am definitely saving some money to have my picture made holding one! It’ll be the fourth time I’ve had my picture made with one of your animals at Barefoot. I’m getting excited!


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