Chad Leistikow Des Moines Register Published 11:53 p.m. UTC Aug 10, 2018 Brad Sweet is your pole-sitter for Saturday night’s main event at the 58th Knoxville Nationals. After dominating Thursday night’s qualifying night at Knoxville Raceway, the driver known as “Big Cat” has another job now. Hold off the Big Two. Because lined up right behind him in row two for Saturday’s A-main feature will be NASCAR star Kyle Larson and 10-time Nationals champion Donny Schatz. Larson and Schatz earned the third- and fourth-highest point totals in the first two nights of qualifying, which locks in the top 16 drivers. “That was fun,” Sweet said from victory lane. “The car has been on rails all weekend. The job is only half done now.” Sweet scored 491 of a possible 500 points Thursday night, including a win in the A-main after he went from sixth to first on Lap 1 of the 25-lap feature. Chad Kemenah, who finished sixth in the A-main, will start … [Read more...] about Knoxville Nationals: Kyle Larson, Donny Schatz to chase ‘Big Cat’ in Saturday’s main event
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Jonathan and Angela Scott are back among the Marsh Pride -- and Kenya's other lions, leopards and cheetahs Tony Maglio, provided by Published 1:01 pm PDT, Thursday, July 26, 2018 Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Animal Planet Orders ‘Big Cat Diary’ Follow-Up Series ‘Big Cat Legacy’ (Exclusive) 1 / 1 Back to Gallery “Big Cat Diary” fans, your (very long) suffering is over. Animal Planet has ordered a follow-up to the 1999 series, TheWrap has learned exclusively, and it’s tentatively (and appropriately) titled “Big Cat Legacy.” Original pioneers Jonathan Scott (no, not that Jonathan Scott, who interestingly enough is now also under Discovery, Inc.’s umbrella), Angela Scott and Jackson ole Looseyia will be back embedded among the Marsh Pride — as well as other lions, leopards and cheetahs in Kenya — when “Big Cat Legacy” premieres in … [Read more...] about Animal Planet Orders ‘Big Cat Diary’ Follow-Up Series ‘Big Cat Legacy’ (Exclusive)
TheWrap can reveal cable channel's fall premiere dates, new special "Mexico Untamed" Tony Maglio, provided by Published 3:00 pm PDT, Tuesday, July 24, 2018 Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Nat Geo Wild Slate Includes New Fishing Show, Plus Here’s a Puma Video for ‘Big Cat Week’ (Exclusive) 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Nat Geo Wild’s slate has been tamed, as TheWrap can exclusively reveal all of fall’s premiere dates. The upcoming TV season will include new series “Fish My City With Mike Iaconelli,” we’re told, as well as just-ordered special “Mexico Untamed.” The cable channel’s first-ever feature-length documentary “Into the Okavango,” which follows a team of explorers on an epic four-month expedition to save the river that feeds the Okavango Delta, is set to debut on Dec. 14. Plus, of course “Big Cat Week” is back for its ninth year … [Read more...] about Nat Geo Wild Slate Includes New Fishing Show, Plus Here’s a Puma Video for ‘Big Cat Week’ (Exclusive)
Vickki Dozier Lansing State Journal Published 10:30 p.m. UTC Jul 23, 2018 LANSING — What do cast members of the Tony Award-winning Lion King musical do with their time off? Sometimes, they hang out with actual lions. Jared Dixon, who plays Simba, and Nia Holloway, who plays Nala, ventured over to Potter Park Zoo’s Big Cat exhibit Thursday to visit the real-life animals that inspire the Broadway show. The Lion King is playing at Wharton Center in East Lansing through July 29. "To prepare for our roles as lions, surprisingly, we are advised to watch a lot of videos of lions," Holloway said. "How they move, how they interact with each other. If you come see the show, a lot of the moving that we do, reminds you of how lions move as well." The two cast members got up close and personal with Dakota, a male, and Ulana and Saida, who are sisters. They were separated only by a fence. Holloway, the … [Read more...] about Lion King cast members go behind the scenes at the big cat exhibit at Potter Park Zoo
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest As cougar sightings rise near urban areas, does Oregon have a big cat problem? Cougars are becoming a more common sight in the Willamette Valley. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 6 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Zach Urness, Statesman Journal Published 11:24 a.m. PT March 30, 2018 | Updated 2:01 p.m. PT April 1, 2018 CLOSE Raw video of a cougar wondering into a backyard in an urban area in Southern Oregon's Rogue Valley. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN 6 COMMENT EMAIL MORE In the late afternoon daylight, Tamara Swanson was … [Read more...] about As cougar sightings rise near urban areas, does Oregon have a big cat problem?