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LTB LOGOLions Tigers & Bears is a federally and state licensed non-profit 501(c)(3) rescue facility located in Alpine California. They are dedicated to providing a safe haven for unwanted and abused Big Cats and other exotic animals.

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Lions, Tigers and Bears, CA

Lions Tigers & Bears is a federally and state licensed non-profit 501(c)(3) rescue facility located in Alpine California. They are … Continue reading »

United Pegasus Foundation of California is Accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

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(Tehachapi, CA) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate … Continue reading »

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