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Animal Ark, Reno

Animal Ark - Reno, Nevada
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Animal Ark
1265 Deerlodge Road, Reno, NV 89508Map
+1 775 969 3111
Neighborhood: Reno North
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Just a 45-minute drive north of downtown Reno, this intriguing, 38-acre desert space is filled with interesting, natural enclosures for native and non-native animals. You'll find everything from mountain lions, tigers, wolves and cheetahs to tortoises and birds of prey. This isn't a zoo, rather a wildlife sanctuary for non-releasable animals. Animal Ark shelters animals that do not have the skills to survive in the wild. Some animals are permanently disabled, some were kept as exotic pets and either confiscated or unwanted, and some were born in captivity to serve as ambassadors for their endangered cousins. Many of the animals would have been euthanized if Animal Ark had not provided them with a home. Visit local and exotic species and learn about their habitats. You can even watch the cheetahs run in events several times a year.

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By linkey.heather | Posted 04/27/12
  Animal Ark, as a wildlife sanctuary, the facility primary houses several types of North American predators, although in recent years, a few exotic species from other geographic area have found their way here. Most of these animals are considered "disadvantaged," meaning they may be permanently disabled or orphaned, or they may be confiscated or unwanted exotic pets. In many cases the animals would have been euthanized if a home at the Animal Ark had not been found. Admissions are as follows: Adult:$9.50 Child 3-12:$6.50 Senior 60+:$8.00 Children 2 and under are free...   Read More
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Animal Ark General Information
  • Open Hours: Apr to Nov - Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 04:30 PM
  • Type: Animal Life, Educational, Sports and the Outdoors
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
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