A rescued jaguar at Alpine’s Lions, Tigers, & Bears wildlife sanctuary had a troublesome begin, however now he has a brand new residence and a great job — predicting the winner of the 2024 Superbowl.
As a crowd watched Sunday morning, Eddie sniffed at two packing containers in his enclosure — one with the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs brand emblazoned on it, and one bearing the brand for the San Francisco 49ers, every containing hunks of rooster and beef.
He made his technique to the San Francisco 49ers field first, cementing his prediction.
Eddie the jaguar was bred in captivity by wildlife traffickers, his life a collection of resort rooms till he was offered as a pet — then, just some weeks later, deserted on the sanctuary’s gates.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife service later filed a felony criticism towards two individuals concerned within the unique animal commerce. They had been later prosecuted.
Eddie, who’s about two and a half years previous, will now reside out the remainder of his life at Lions, Tigers, & Bears.
“As a wholesome younger jaguar, he’s thriving in our sanctuary surroundings and we’re relieved to have the ability to present him with a everlasting lifetime residence,” mentioned an announcement from the big-animal sanctuary.
“Eddie will want a lifetime of care, together with a species-specific food plan, enrichment and veterinary care as he continues to develop and develop.”