The Hoosier State has always home to a variety of impressive and uncommon animals. Its climate and open spaces also make it an ideal state for parks and preserves for animals that host injured, endangered, or have lost their natural habitats. At these five wild destinations, see the exotic animals of your dreams while helping do your part to ensure that they have a real future.
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So go wild and explore the more uncommon side of Indiana’s animal life. These preserves offer guests rare encounters with endangered and exotic creatures along with animals from here in the Hoosier state. They’ll let you feel like you’ve done some good with your Indiana galavanting by supporting the conservation of these singular species.
What other unusual animals are hiding in Indiana? We love hearing your stories and seeing your photos. Leave us a comment!
Address: 6975 N Ray Rd, Fremont, IN 46737, USA
Address: 14099 Wolf Creek Rd, Brookville, IN 47012, USA
Address: 1426 W 300 N, Albion, IN 46701, USA
Address: 5822 Fish and Wildlife Ln, Medaryville, IN 47957, USA
Benjamin Clancy is the Illinois and Indiana writer at Only In Your State, a doctoral candidate at UNC Chapel Hill in Communication, and an artistic type who has attended the Vermont Studio Center residency in poetry writing and makes something like music as "little other." They grew up in Austin, Texas and currently live in Chicago, IL with their partner, two dogs, and a cat. Get in touch by emailing [email protected]
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