The Wild Animal Sanctuary was founded in 1980 and is the oldest and largest sanctuary in the United States dedicated to saving endangered large carnivores. Currently the sanctuary shelters about 350 animals.
organism threatened with extinction.
rare or wild animal kept for human comfort.
environment where an organism lives throughout the year or for shorter periods of time.
large cat native to sub-Saharan Africa and Gir Forest National Park, India.
protected area where wildlife can live and breed without threat from hunting.