Our Mission For The Animals

The park's mission is to provide lifelong homes for abandoned, misplaced and abused animals, as well as those animals whose owners can no longer care for them. To date, the park has rescued more than 1,400 animals and placed over 1,200 in zoos and sanctuaries around the world.

We make sure that they may receive the kindness, love, and respect they deserve while struggling to co-exist in our environment, and to educate our peers to promote environmental responsibility in keeping these species from becoming extinct and to preserve the fragile ecosystems we share.

  • "We will strive to take in any unwanted animal
  • We will only use donated money for the reason in which it is donated
  • We will strive to keep the best-trained staff to care for our animals
  • Our animals will always have the one-on-one love they deserve
  • This park is a living memorial park to human loved ones
    and will always remain that way
  • We started as a sanctuary, and have since grown into a full-blown zoo
    with over 128 species and 1,400 animals
  • We try to keep a variety of animals for visitors to see and learn about
  • We work with zoos all over the U.S. and foreign countries
    to trade stock and receive new bloodlines
  • Very rarely does any donated, unwanted animal ever leave here
  • We do breed rare animals of special bloodlines to go to other zoos
  • None of our animals go to private homes, although we are not against
    a private qualified professional keeping an exotic"
We live by golden promises. We are a zoo open to the public and work with other zoos and breeders to keep the species alive in captivity, so the animal's captive habitats are not taken away.
 
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