sanctuary wildlife

Our Newest Wildlife Rehab and Release Resident

This is our newest wildlife rehabilitation and release resident. He is a male tapir, approximately 5 months old. We do not know his particular story, but many young tapirs that end up in the hands of the state agricultural agency are due to them being taken from the wild to…...

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Bugsy & The Other Sanctuary Residents

People often ask how Bugsy is doing- and this photo embodies how. He is wonky in the best ways. Bugsy is great, an incredibly loyal boy who has stellar fits of brain freeze. For those who have followed us for some time, or know us personally, you know we pay…...

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An Alma Update

We wanted to give you an Alma update, but first the photo. This is what happens if she is awake and you try to take pictures. She doesn’t see, so she is all nose and has to come and smell everything. For those who don’t know, Alma is a lowland…...

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Update On Alma, The Tapir

We wanted to do an update on Alma. But before we get started, for those who don’t know, Alma is an unreleasable tapir that was brought to us for rehabilitation and release. She is not releasable because she is blind and has seizure episodes (we believe due to being hit…...

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Scott’s Mornings And Time With Frederick

This is how Scott starts his mornings at 5:30 AM. Elephants come later, that hour is chicken, tapir and Frederick time. We are in the middle of the dry season, and although Frederick has access to the property, he stays closer at this time of year. He almost always now…...

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An Introduction To One Of the Sanctuary Tapirs

We wanted to introduce you to one of the tapirs (antas) that came as a rehab/release, but will be a permanent resident of sanctuary. After her arrival it was quickly evident that she was blind- so this will be her home....

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