sanctuary wildlife

Let’s Talk Food!

Let’s talk about food! We have been working on our garden here for the past several years – we had a group of volunteers set it up and return to care for it. Right now it’s a bit in the need of replanting and some love. We use what we…...

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Happy World Tapir Day!

Happy World Tapir Day from us and George! George is a rehab/release tapir that is ready for his next phase of release. Next week he will be closed out of his smaller yards and only have access to his two-acre yard (he has had access to it for several weeks…...

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Update on Some Non-elephant Residents

    We wanted to give a little update on some of our non-elephant residents this weekend. For those that don’t already know, we do wildlife rehabilitation and release of indigenous species that were more commonly found in the area, but their population decreased with human development.  This program is…...

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Alma Update (The Tapir)

A little Alma update. First, the choice of photo. Many people want to know if Ian the rooster is still spending time with Alma. This photo was taken at 10 pm feed, so that’s a slightly blurry Alma, and in the background, on top of the fence, is Ian. He…...

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How Many Mangoes Are Too Many?

How many mangoes are too many? Well, when your yard looks like a mango minefield, you may be close. We picked up two backhoe bucket loads from one tree. If we leave them, they will simply rot and attract bugs. Of course we bring them down daily for Maia and…...

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Rehab & Release Deer Ready For Next Step

This beautiful boy is one of our residents for rehabilitation and release- a gray brocket deer. Scott just also happens to be completely smitten with him. The statement of how stunning he is (although he usually says ‘she’) is something i hear at least a few times a week. I…...

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