At the end of the 1800s, a woman in Barcelona took to kidnapping small children, sometimes as newborns, raising them as her own and forcing them into prostitution as soon as they were able. When they became too old, or if they fell sick, she would kill them and sell ointments and remedies made with… Continue reading Uncovering the Russian Abuser of Infants
After the Baikal Seal, found only in Lake Baikal, we’re going to take a look at very different mammal: the Snow Sheep (Ovis nivicola). Closely related to the North American BigHorn Sheep, this animal is a tough-looking ruminant that lives up in the rocky mountains of North and Central Siberia. Not much is known about the… Continue reading The Snow Sheep
It’s nearly the holidays! Had you noticed? Have your local stores started stocking up on cards and flickering lights? Have your neighbours engaged in a friendly “who’s got the biggest wreath” competition? They have here! And that’s why we thought of bringing some holiday cheer to all of our supporters, thanking you for your help, sharing and… Continue reading One Hundred (and more!) Happy Cats
After a whole weekend of spending time and energy with family and friends, why not take advantage of Giving Tuesday to remember the animals of Big Hearts Foundation? Every single cent you donate will go to building a new enclosure for the animals in Utyos, for helping desperate strays in many villages and towns around… Continue reading Don’t forget about me!
Today is Thanksgiving, and although the celebration is not traditionally Russian, we thought we’d take the chance to sit down and think of what we are thankful for. Big Hearts Foundation is thankful for: all the supporters who keep following and sharing our work, who give us a huge help in raising awareness about… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
We Did It! Thanks to all of you we managed to Save Totem Animals! With your help we were able to raise enough funds (3200 pounds) to build new spacious and more suitable enclosures with plenty of enrichment for Manya the bear, Atos the mountain lion and Agat the leopard (on the picture), three largest residents… Continue reading Good News from Totem!