Carolina Tiger Rescue, formerly the Carnivore Preservation Trust, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit wildlife sanctuary whose mission is saving and protecting wild cats in captivity and in the wild.

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Tristan Binturong


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Visitors often found Tristan lounging from a high crossbeam that served as his favorite perch. Tristan was an easy-going older guy and had already suffered the loss of his partner, Skylar Binturong, in 2007. After losing Skylar, he liked to keep things quiet but still enjoyed visitors if they came with a banana! Unfortunately, Tristan had allergies that act up seasonally and made his eyes puffy, so he was routinely on medication to try to control them.

Photo/s courtesy of Amanda Byrne, ©Carolina Tiger Rescue