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 The Vervet Monkey Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 1993. Our centre is based in Tzaneen in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. We rehabilitate and provide sanctuary to over 500 vervet monkeys, orphaned, injured, abused, ex-laboratory or unwanted pets.

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Crossfire Equine Rescue in Texas is Verified by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

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

Founder of Bat World Sanctuary Recipient of Global Award for Sanctuary Excellence

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Amanda Lollar of GFAS-accredited Bat World Sanctuary is the eighth recipient of the Carole Noon Award for Sanctuary Excellence given … Continue reading »

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Often the public is led to believe that any captive animal facility, especially those with exotic animals, is a sanctuary. Find out how GFAS distinguishes between legitimate and pseudo-sanctuaries.

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