Bear Creek Exotic Wildlife Sanctuary, Barrie, ON, Canada

Bear Creek Exotic Wildlife Sanctuary, located in Barrie, Ontario, Canada, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and care of exotic and indigenous wildlife species. Here’s a description of Bear Creek Exotic Wildlife Sanctuary:

Nestled amidst the picturesque landscapes of Ontario’s countryside, Bear Creek Exotic Wildlife Sanctuary offers a haven of safety and serenity for animals in need. Founded with a mission to provide refuge and compassionate care to displaced and mistreated wildlife, the sanctuary is a beacon of hope for creatures great and small.

Spread across acres of lush woodlands and tranquil meadows, Bear Creek is home to a diverse array of exotic and indigenous species, from majestic big cats and playful primates to graceful birds of prey and elusive reptiles. Each resident has its own unique story, from former circus performers and retired zoo animals to exotic pets surrendered by owners unable to care for them.

At Bear Creek, the well-being and welfare of the animals are paramount. A team of dedicated staff and volunteers work tirelessly to ensure that each resident receives the highest standard of care, including nutritious diets, spacious habitats, and enriching activities to stimulate their physical and mental well-being.

Visitors to Bear Creek Exotic Wildlife Sanctuary are invited to embark on an unforgettable journey of discovery and connection with the natural world. Guided tours offer the opportunity to learn about the sanctuary’s residents, their individual stories, and the conservation challenges facing their species in the wild.

Beyond its role as a sanctuary for animals, Bear Creek is also committed to education, outreach, and advocacy efforts aimed at raising awareness about wildlife conservation and promoting responsible stewardship of the environment. Through educational programs, school visits, and community events, the sanctuary inspires a new generation of wildlife advocates and conservationists.

Bear Creek Exotic Wildlife Sanctuary stands as a testament to the power of compassion, empathy, and collective action in safeguarding the future of Earth’s precious biodiversity. By providing a safe haven for animals in need and fostering connections between humans and the natural world, Bear Creek embodies the spirit of conservation and hope for a brighter future for all living beings.


8633 10th Line of, RR 2,

Barrie, ON L4M 4S4, Canada

List of animals in the Bear Creek Exotic Wildlife Sanctuary

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Animals are either moved or no longer exist. For an updated list of animals, please visit the zoo’s official website.

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