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.

New rescue amid COVID-19 situation

Late last night, we received a call to rescue an African serval – a small wild cat. “Simba” – the 2-year-old serval had not done anything wrong; he was simply an attempted pet and found himself in an inappropriate situation. With all of the quarantine and stress of the Coronavirus pandemic, we needed a little[…]

MAY 5-26, 2020 – Help Forest animal receive our share of $5 Million in state and national match funds

The global day of action will rally people around the world to tap into the power of human connection and strengthen communities at the grassroots level.¬†This time the giving continues through May 26! This movement encourages people to take action to provide immediate aid to the nonprofit community. The social sector is in crisis at[…]