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San Lucas Sacatepéquez, Guatemala

ARCAS Wildlife Rescue Center Guatemala

ARCAS is a Guatemalan NGO committed to preserving wildlife and its habitat. It was formed in 1989 by a group of Guatemalan citizens who became concerned as they saw their precious natural heritage - especially their wildlife - rapidly disappearing before their eyes. ARCAS was originally created for a very specific purpose: to build a rescue center in the northern... Read more...
Albion, IN

Black Pine Animal Sanctuary

We exist to provide refuge to displaced, captive-raised exotic animals for the rest of their lives and to educate people about responsible animal care and conservation. The 18-acre refuge is home to over 50 species of wildcats, wild canines, primates, reptiles, perching birds, and other non-domestic former pets and displaced animals. Animal care, educational programs, and advocacy initiatives are funded... Read more...
Eastern Cape, South Africa

Born Free Foundation Big Cat Sanctuary at Shamwari Private Game Reserve

The Born Free Foundation work tirelessly to ensure that all wild animals, whether living in captivity or in the wild, are treated with compassion and respect and are able to live their lives according to their needs. As a leading wildlife charity, Born Free oppose the exploitation of wild animals in captivity and campaign to keep them where they belong... Read more...
Pittsboro, NC

Carolina Tiger Rescue

Since 1973, Carolina Tiger Rescue has made it our mission to save and protect wild cats in captivity and in the wild. We fight for the day when these beautiful creatures are no longer exploited by humans and we educate the public about the issues wild cats face. Carolina Tiger Rescue is the only federally-accredited wild cat sanctuary in North... Read more...
Canas-Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Centro de Rescate Las Pumas

Murchison, TX

Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch

The Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch is a world-renowned animal sanctuary in Murchison, Texas. The ranch was founded in 1979 by author and animal advocate Cleveland Amory. With over 1,400 acres, it is home to almost 1,000 domestic and exotic animals, many of whom have been rescued from near-death situations such as slaughterhouses, biomedical research laboratories and trophy hunting ranches.... Read more...
Lilongwe, Malawi

Lilongwe Wildlife Centre

Currently the only accredited wildlife sanctuary in Malawi, Lilongwe Wildlife Centre is home to almost 200 injured or rescued wild animals including carnivores, primates, birds, reptiles and antelope. It is also the country’s largest environmental education facility, welcoming over 30,000 visitors a year, and protects an important urban wildlife reserve. Lilongwe Wildlife Centre is a project of Lilongwe Wildlife Trust,... Read more...
Alpine, CA

Lions, Tigers and Bears

Lions Tigers & Bears is dedicated to providing a safe haven for unwanted and abused exotic animals. We rescue and provide a lifetime home to a responsible number of exotic animals that have been abused, confiscated, or are in danger of being destroyed for lack of a suitable home. We ensure an enriching habitat, nutritious diet and quality veterinary care... Read more...
Galt, CA

Performing Animal Welfare Society

Founded in 1984, The Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) is dedicated to the protection of captive wildlife. PAWS has been at the forefront of efforts to change public policies and laws to better protect performing animals and all captive wildlife. PAWS advocates for the highest quality of care and appropriate, humane sanctuary for animals who have been victims of the... Read more...
Alajuela, Costa Rica

Rescate Wildlife Rescue Center

Rescate Wildlife Rescue Center is a wildlife rehabilitation facility that was founded in 1990 and is based on 36 acres of natural forest in the province of Alajuela, Costa Rica, with two release sites in Golfito and the Nicoya Peninsula. Rescate Wildlife Rescue Center’s mission is to protect and restore the country’s biodiversity through wildlife rehabilitation and endangered species breeding... Read more...
Imlay, NV

Safe Haven Wildlife Sanctuary

Safe Haven Wildlife Sanctuary provides lifelong care to abandoned, surrendered and confiscated exotics and lifelong care to native Nevada wildlife ineligible for reintroduction. Our educational outreach programs share information regarding current legislative efforts to end the exotic pet trade and information regarding Nevada keystone species and their roles in our ecosystems. Our six-month internship program provide Biology, Zoology and Animal... Read more...
Springfield, CO

The Wild Animal Refuge

The Wild Animal Sanctuary currently operates two facilities within Colorado totaling more than Ten Thousand Acres! We rescue animals from horrific captive situations and rehabilitate them so they can live and roam freely within large natural habitats with others of their own kind. The Sanctuary currently cares for more than 500 Lions, Tigers, Bears, Wolves and many other species of... Read more...
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