Rescued tigers from Colorado are romping in the woods

Rescued tigers from Colorado are enjoying their 1-1/4 acre habitat at the sanctuary. The tigers, rescued a few months ago from a cub-petting operation in Colorado are taking turns romping in their spacious wooded habitat and jumping in the pool to cool off. The next phase of construction for their habitat is to build an[…]

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[…]

Ocala Style Magazine has a great article about FAR in their April edition

The article is called “On the Wild Side” and can be read online or in their April issue at Ocala area businesses. The article focuses on three animal facilities in Marion County – read all the way to the end to see what she says about Forest Animal Rescue. Thank you JoAnn Guidry for writing such[…]

Help us buy TOYS!!

The new tigers and bears have settled in beautifully – as we complete the construction of their acreage homes, we need to keep them occupied… Will you help us to buy toys for them? Juanita already showed us how much she enjoys the ball we gave her, but it has seen better days and she[…]

The rescued tigers and bears have arrived!

They’re Here! Just in time for Christmas! Forest Animal Rescue joined Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge and Tigers in America along with 15 other accredited animal sanctuaries to rescue 110 wild animals, mostly tigers and bears, from a facility in Colorado. The animals were formerly used as cubs for petting and photo opportunities and then, when they grew[…]

Egyptian Fruit Bats

Happy Halloween from our batty friends!

The bats and everyone at Forest Animal Rescue wish you a safe and happy Halloween! Five fun facts about bats: Some bat species eat an incredible number of insects including mosquitoes. They can eat as many as 1,200 insects in an hour! Other bats, like the ones at our sanctuary, are critical pollinators of seeds and[…]

Radio interview in Ocala – learn more about the sanctuary

Lisa Stoner is interviewed on WOCA “The Source” 96.3FM – 1370AM Ocala, FL Learn more about what you can do to get involved with the sanctuary and how to help with the upcoming rescue of two tigers and two bears!