sanctuary wildlife

A Habitat Expansion for Alma (And a Few of Her Friends, Too)

Alma, our lovely blind resident tapir, recently received a habitat expansion. We do wildlife rehab & release when there is a local need. In 2018 Alma arrived, and, while she arrived intending to be released, we immediately discovered she was mostly blind and later discovered she suffered from seizures. Those…...

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Arya Visit and Tick Check

Arya, one of our wildlife rehab and release tapirs, stopped by for a visit. The guavas along the fence are ripe and numerous wild visitors have come to help themselves. While she was here, she laid down for a quick tick check from one of our resident chickens. It’s incredible…...

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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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