Minn. native Tippi Hedren noted for dedication to big-cat sanctuary

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New Ulm native and acting legend Tippi Hedren is among the artists featured in The Hollywood Reporter's new "Pets" issue for her long dedication to caring for exotic felines who have suffered from abuse or neglect.

Hedren, the star of "The Birds" and "Marnie," and mom of actress Melanie Griffith, has been running the The Roar Foundation and Shambala Preserve in Action for decades in Sherman Oaks, Calif.

The screen star first started saving lions and tigers in 1972.

According the THR, the 72-acre preserve is home to exotic felines that had been bred and raised in the U.S. as pets, often in despicable conditions.

Hedren, 83, is assisted in her efforts by Holllywood friends Lily Tomlin and Betty White.

See THR's video featuring Hedren and Tomlin at the Shambala Preserve below.

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