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[…]

They are here! Two cougars arrive at Forest Animal Rescue

Yesterday, in the early morning rain, Kurt & Lisa Stoner from Forest Animal Rescue met the rest of the team, friends from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and The Wild Animal Sanctuary (TWAS) at the Miami International Airport.   We have worked together for two long years to move two Patagonian Pumas (cougars)[…]

Eclipse, Wolf hybrid

Eclipse wants to remind you about what today is!

  For the first time sine 1918, a solar eclipse will shadow the United States Eclipse, one of Forest Animal Rescue’s rescued wolf hybrids is convinced that this day is named after HIM! This eclipse is special – it is a coast-to-coast solar eclipse, nicknamed the “Great American Eclipse” and will be the first of[…]

Construction is underway!

Our Bob Barker Animal Care Building is finally going up!   The painful waiting game is finally over. After a tedious process of designing the building, followed by 8 1/2 months struggling through red tape to obtain the Marion County building permit, we are finally allowed to build! We brought in fill, cleared trees, built[…]

We are getting closer to moving the cougars from Argentina to Forest Animal Rescue

The cougars from Argentina are getting closer to moving! Both transport crates are almost complete. As soon as we have word that they are finished properly and will pass inspection by USFWS, the airline tickets can be scheduled. We are 2/3 of the way to our $10,000 goal – will you help us to raise[…]

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[…]