Back in the early 70′s she created a special reserve “Shambhala” to have grown up in captivity, big cats. Located just 30 miles from the bustling Los Angeles, She reserve a home for more than seven dozen predators – tigers, lions, cougars, servals and other big cats. Most of the animals at Shambala born in captivity, were purchased in circuses and zoos, are orphans or animals, who abandoned by their former owners, who were not able to care for their carnivorous pets.
At various times she lived in the house of lions and tigers. The photographs of this release, made in the early ’70s photographer magazine Life. Nobody was mauled or killed by this particular lion.