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Visit IEFS
IEFS: SWAVA was created by keepers, interns, and volunteers of the International Exotic Feline Sanctuary in Boyd, Tx.

AZA: IEFS is the first sanctuary to be AZA certified.

Spotlight Sanctuaries

 March 2007 Spotlight
Visit Chimps Inc Chimps Inc. is a nonprofit 501(C)3-1 organization dedicated to furthering chimpanzee conservation through education. At their private sanctuary, Chimps Inc. offers a safe haven for released chimpanzees to live out their lives in dignity.
 July 2005 Spotlight
Visit the Big Cat Rescue
Big Cat Rescue - The mission of Big Cat Rescue is to provide the best permanent home they can for the abused, abandoned and retired cats in their care. They do this by building enclosures in a very natural habitat with foliage and shelter on their 45 acre site, by providing the best nutritional and medical care possible, and by having active operant conditioning and enrichment programs to provide for the cats' physical and psychological well being.
 March 2005 Spotlight
Visit the Priceless Parrot Preserve
Priceless Parrot Preserve - The Priceless Parrot Preserve is the first and only 501(c)-(3) preserve in New York dedicated exclusively to the permanent care of abused, unwanted and mistreated exotic birds. Its sole purpose is to give these beautiful exotic birds a safe haven to live out the rest of their lives with the dignity that they deserve. They will never be sold, readpoted, or bred. The Preserve also has a mission to educate the public about domestic and wild exotic birds.
 January 2005 Spotlight
Visit Batworld
Bat World Sanctuary was founded in 1994 and is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Their mission includes rescue, rehabilitation, release and sanctuary for bats. Each year they rescue thousands of bats that might otherwise die. Lifetime sanctuary is given to non-releasable bats, including those that are orphaned, injured, confiscated from the illegal pet trade and retired from zoos and research facilities.
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