“Tiger Queens” Celebrates True Saviors for Captive Felines and Highlights the Dangers of Big Cat Pseudo-Sanctuaries

More tigers are held in captivity across the U.S. than remain in the wild globally, estimates suggest. The Big Cat Sanctuary Alliance (BCSA) is a coalition of wildlife rescuers, reputable sanctuaries, and animal advocates working to eliminate the trade in “pet” wildcats and the commercial exploitation of exotic felines nationwide. Seeking to raise awareness about[…]

Wild bear cub rehabilitated and released!

Gabby, the wild bear cub that we have been rehabilitating for six months, has finally been released! We met the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and she was released in a wildlife management area wearing a GPS collar that is designed to fall off before she outgrows it. Be sure to watch all the[…]

Our winter newsletter is online!

Just in time for a day off – you can take a minute and read the latest happenings at the sanctuary in our newsletter. Click below to read it in your browser or download it for later.

Please join us in welcoming our four newest residents

Please join us in welcoming our four newest residents – Two pairs of ring-tailed lemurs (with another female to arrive soon) – They will be in their quarantine habitat for a few weeks until we can neuter the males and then we will integrate them into our big lemur habitat with the others.

Now we need your help to name them!

Make a gift to help the animals and suggest a name at the same time! http://forestanimalrescue.org

Little bear just missed the hurricane!

Meet Gabby! She is an orphaned wild Louisiana black bear cub. She and her mother were both underweight, and then her mother was hit by a car. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries called us on Sunday with a request for assistance. We picked her up today to get her out of the area[…]

You did it! You made us a “Top Rated Nonprofit” again for 2020!

Volunteer. Donate. Review. A positive online presence helps to give donors a sense of security in donating to the sanctuary. This directly benefits the animals. Thanks to your kind words of support, we have earned the GreatNonprofits Top Rated award again this year.