Price is right for new animal building

The Ocala StarBanner does it again! Another fantastic article by our local newspaper. They researched the entire article and even have a quote from Bob Barker himself! http://www.ocala.com/news/20170901/price-is-right-for-new-animal-building We are so excited to start construction – everything has been waiting on this permit – but we had ‘stalled’ in our fundraising due to the uncertain[…]

Volunteers needed for the new tiger habitat

The Ocala Star Banner has done it again! Another great article! (Click image to read article on Ocala.com) Rescued tigers await new habitat Fewer spring break helpers delayed construction this year By Susan Smiley-Height OCALA NATIONAL FOREST — Shikira Quamina’s brow glistens with a sheen of light perspiration as she holds a panel of six-gauge[…]

As 2016 draws to a close…

As 2016 draws to a close, Forest Animal Rescue enters its 19th year of operation. Together we have achieved a great deal, and YOU have contributed mightily to our many accomplishments. Here are a few highlights: We have rescued hundreds of wild animals with nowhere else to go, providing them with a safe and nourishing[…]

Forest Animal Rescue Assisting with Biggest Big Cat Rescue in U.S. History

Multiple Accredited Sanctuaries Collaborate to Rescue 110 Big Cats and Bears in Colorado Forest Animal Rescue (FAR) is an accredited wild animal sanctuary. Founded in 1998, FAR has a strong history of rescuing wild animals from inappropriate captive situations and educating others about the plight these animals face in captivity. Their mission of providing lifetime[…]

We are a 2016 Top-Rated Nonprofit!

Thanks to all of your outstanding reviews, we are a Top-Rated Nonprofit again this year on GreatNonProfits.org We couldn’t have done it without you! Keep the reviews coming and help spread the word about the sanctuary to help us continue our expansion.

Alternative Spring Break Students Strike Again!

University of Central Florida, Ohio State University and University of Kentucky students have been working hard to help the animals The hard-working Alternative Break students take a pledge to perform community service instead of joining their partying classmates during spring break. They are a remarkable group of volunteers and have always accomplished amazing things for[…]

Farewell Kisa

When we first had the vision to start a wild animal sanctuary and made the decision to make it happen, the animals came in quickly. So quickly, in fact, that we were scrambling to provide for an immediate waiting list. Kisa, a Siberian lynx, was one of the lucky ones. She was among the very first animals[…]

The final volunteer group this spring – University of Delaware!

One of the largest bear habitats in the country is almost finished! Last but certainly not least! The University of Delaware Alternative Break group consisted of 40 students who worked extremely hard. They tried to complete the bear habitat and came very close…but we ran out of time. The completion of the project is finally within our[…]