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Endangered Animal Rescue Sanctuary

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2615 E Highway 318, (20 Minutes North of the Ocala Area), Citra, FL 32113-2639
+1 352-454-6454
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Nice place for animals. Do not volunteer, they do not know how to treat people that do free work... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
zzcitizen
via mobile
An amazing tour

Today we had an amazing time touring this facility. The sanctuary has dozens of big cats as well as... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Susseroni
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2615 E Highway 318, (20 Minutes North of the Ocala Area), Citra, FL 32113-2639
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+1 352-454-6454
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place for animals. Do not volunteer, they do not know how to treat people that do free work for them. The owner is rude and her right hand weirdo has a power trip. There’s another place with animals that you can take pictures and...More

Thank zzcitizen
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Today we had an amazing time touring this facility. The sanctuary has dozens of big cats as well as other animals that are endangered or in peril. The volunteers were knowledgeable and kind we interacted with everyone on staff it was very enjoyable.We would love...More

Thank Susseroni
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owner and staff here at EARS really care for the animals who have been sheltered here. Reservations are required for an approximately 2 hour tour. It is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon and your admittance fee goes to feed and care for...More

Thank Susan&David
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

This place was awesome and well worth the $20 donation per adult. The money is used for the animals anyways! They had an awesome exhibit of all the animals. Some of the people in the big groups are rude by getting so close to the...More

Thank Cameron C
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

The rescue is a true rescue. They operate on a shoe string budget. Tigers can eat spoiled meat. They have a list on their website of things that they can use. Some very inexpensive but greatly appreciated. Staff was awesome with animals and kept everyone's...More

Thank patjoenkids
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

Lovely tour by volunteers of this rescue center for all types of exotic animals. There many Big cats on property but, there were also rescue, lemurs, Bears and small monkeys. All are well cared for and have lots of room. Very education for children and...More

Thank dinobeano22
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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful sanctuary for exotic wildlife. Unlike other big cat "rescues" this place is not a tourist trap and the owner doesn't run it to make money. She truly runs it for the sake of the animals and gives limited tours solely for...More

Thank Maxine L
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Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

This rescue center is exceptional. The animals are treated well and have room to roam. It is under shade trees so both the animals and the visitors get some relief from the hot Florida sun. Ringling retired a tiger here so you know it is...More

Thank Lori G
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Reviewed July 16, 2017

Our family enjoyed an interesting, educational & fun visit to EARS today. We saw lots of well cared for animals in a very well maintained sanctuary. We were close to Tigers, lions, leopards, bears, a bobcat, lemurs & entertaining monkeys. The guides were excellent &...More

Thank Dale Z
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Reviewed May 31, 2017

We went for the third time on May 6, 17 to EARS, we try to come at least once a year. All of the animals are well cared for and appear to be very happy. The folks who volunteer here are loving and care deeply...More

Thank agc1211
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PAMELA C
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Response from Susseroni | Reviewed this property |
You can do a private tour that is just for your group. Definitely check it out. You will be very glad you did.
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