Endangered Animal Rescue Sanctuary (EARS)
Endangered Animal Rescue Sanctuary (EARS) is a not-for-profit organization that exists specifically to provide permanent homes for unwanted and/or abused endangered animals. EARS exist to provide dignified living for endangered big cats, bears, monkeys, leopards and more!
One Day Membership Tour Information
Membership tours are offered the first Wednesday of each month and every Saturday at 10:00 am. This is a slow-guided tour on 35 acres of land and some of the animals you will see are: tigers, lions, ligers, cougars, leopards, monkeys, bears and more! All animals are in locked enclosures and for safety reasons EARS does NOT allow touching of any exotic animals. EARS is not handicapped accessible, but we do have various benches to sit down during the tour. The tour will last about an hour and a half and during this time, pictures are allowed, but no videotaping of any kind is permitted.
13 to adult is $20/person
3 to 12 years is $12/person
Kids under 2 is FREE
Pay Cash or check upon arrival
Club Membership Tours
Do you have a club or organization that would like a private group tour? Must be booked in advance and we require at least 10 or more people in your group.
Prices for the tour are $20 per person.
For more information and booking membership tours, please contact:
Sue Nassivera at 352-266-2859 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
*** Please note EARS is not open to the public. Marion County requires all visitors to become members of EARS in order to visit the sanctuary.