Ringling Bros: Behind-the-Scenes with Big Cat Trainer and King Charles Troupe #ringlingbros

Ringling Bro’s Big Cat Trainer Alexander Lacey and the King Charles Troupe. Lacey talked about how he became a trainer and attempted to groom his lion, Messai, by brushing its mane. You can watch it below. Messai is 7 years old and is trained to communicate by following the guiders. Lacey have been around the animals since he was little as his parents were trainers as well. Lacey spends a lot of time with his animals and he understands their personalities. He explains that the cats all want to perform well in the classroom (while on stage) but then they stay with their mates when they are not on stage. … READ MORE >>