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Oct 28, 2016, 04:00 ET Largest Carnivore Sanctuary In The World Opens New Complex And Immediately Breaks Another World Record

Preparations are underway for what will be a record-setting event for a Colorado-based non-profit organization. On Monday, October 31, 2016 The...


Dec 03, 2015, 11:01 ET World's Largest Sanctuary Ends Intense 5 Year Campaign

 The Wild Animal Sanctuary has announced it is winding-down a five year campaign to significantly reduce the number of Lions, Tigers, Bears,...


Nov 05, 2014, 09:13 ET African Lions Rescued From Uruguay

 Three African Lions were transferred from Uruguay to The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Colorado after the animals were removed from Zoos within the...


Oct 26, 2014, 21:58 ET Leones africanos rescatados en México

Once animales exóticos, entre ellos leones africanos y otros grandes carnívoros, fueron transferidos de México a The Wild Animal...


Oct 25, 2014, 16:00 ET African Lions Rescued from Mexico

 Eleven exotic animals including African Lions and other large carnivores were transferred from Mexico to The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Colorado...


May 30, 2014, 18:53 ET The Wild Animal Sanctuary and Innovative Timing Systems announce the 2nd Annual Walk / Run / Bike Fun Run 5K.

Known as the most exotic Running Festival on the planet, The Wild Animal Sanctuary 2nd Annual Walk / Run / Bike Fun Run 5K will be held Saturday,...


May 05, 2014, 16:10 ET Colorado's Wild Animal Sanctuary Recognized as one of Top 5 Animal & Wildlife Welfare Organizations in the World

 The Wild Animal Sanctuary, the nation's premiere refuge for rescued exotic, large carnivores, was selected as one of the top five nonprofits...


Nov 22, 2012, 12:30 ET Las vidas de animales de circo, en peligro

El futuro de 16 leones y tigres se ha vuelto incierto, tras una batalla ética desatada entre un Santuario estadounidense de Vida Silvestre y...


Nov 22, 2012, 10:12 ET Vidas de Animais de Circo em Perigo

O futuro de 16 leões e tigres se tornou obscuro com a explosão de uma batalha ética entre um santuário americano para vida...


Nov 21, 2012, 16:03 ET Circus Animals' Lives In Jeopardy

The future of 16 Lions and Tigers has become unclear with an ethical battle erupting between an American Wildlife Sanctuary and a Paraguayan...


Jun 13, 2012, 13:30 ET The Wild Animal Sanctuary Helps Launch Master's Degree Program

The oldest and largest non-profit Sanctuary in the United States has collaborated with various Zoos, Aquariums and other animal shelters around...


May 23, 2012, 21:01 ET "Mile Into the Wild" Walkway Now Open

 One of the longest and most unique elevated walkways in the world is now open at The Wild Animal Sanctuary (TWAS). The monumental "Mile...


Jun 30, 2011, 14:57 ET Two More Bolivian Lion Prides To Be Released

The final 2 prides of African Lions rescued from Bolivian circuses will soon be roaming freely on 40 acres of rolling grasslands at The Wild...


Jun 13, 2011, 18:00 ET Wild Animal Sanctuary Doubles Its Size Through Generous Land Gift

With the help of a generous benefactor, The Wild Animal Sanctuary (TWAS) recently added 400 acres to its facility located Northeast of Denver, CO....


Jun 02, 2011, 16:39 ET The Wild Animal Sanctuary is the Recipient of a Large Gift

The Wild Animal Sanctuary (TWAS) is receiving a wonderful gift in the amount of $100,000.00 from the estate of an avid animal lover. The Wild...


Apr 11, 2011, 21:24 ET Bolivian Lions Ready To Be Released

A family of eight African Lions that had previously spent years locked inside a cramped 8 foot by 12 foot circus trailer in Bolivia will win their...


Apr 11, 2011, 20:04 ET Bolivian Lions Ready To Be Released

A family of eight African Lions that had previously spent years locked inside a cramped 8 foot by 12 foot circus trailer in Bolivia will win their...


Dec 01, 2010, 10:44 ET Tiger Truck Stop Continues To Fuel Public Outrage

A 10-year-old Bengal/Siberian-mix Tiger that is being kept in a concrete and steel cage at a 24-hour truck stop off of Interstate Highway I-10...


Sep 10, 2009, 18:11 ET Tigers in Cancun Abandoned by Mexican Officials

If cats have nine lives, then eight Tigers in Cancun are at the end of theirs! The Tigers' story began dismally and has gotten worse since...


Oct 16, 2006, 01:00 ET America's Largest Wild Animal Sanctuary Will Stay Open But Still Needs Help

KEENESBURG, Colo., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wild Animal Sanctuary today announced that it will stay open due to the overwhelming response it...