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19 Feb, 2017, 18:27 ET Colorado Sanctuary Rescues Lions, Tigers & Bears from Argentina

The Wild Animal Sanctuary, the nation's oldest and largest nonprofit Wildlife Sanctuary, has successfully rescued (3) Bengal Tigers, (2) African...


28 Oct, 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...


03 Dec, 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,...


05 Nov, 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...


26 Oct, 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...


25 Oct, 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...


30 May, 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,...


05 May, 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...


22 Nov, 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...


22 Nov, 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...


21 Nov, 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...


13 Jun, 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...


23 May, 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...


30 Jun, 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...


13 Jun, 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....


02 Jun, 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...


11 Apr, 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...


11 Apr, 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...


01 Dec, 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...


10 Sep, 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...


16 Oct, 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...