Not Many People Know About This Wildlife Sanctuary Right Here In Missouri
Missouri is home to a diverse population of wildlife. All native species of animals are essential to a healthy ecosystem, but as the human population continues to grow there seems to be less room for our furry friends to roam. Most of us know to take out sick pets to the vet when they need medical attention but have you ever wondered who cares for an injured squirrel or abandoned coyote pup? Just outside of St. Louis is an amazing wildlife sanctuary that works to rehabilitate injured animals and release them back into the wild. Want to know more about this amazing facility, keep reading to find out how you can visit or volunteer.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Did you know about the Wildlife Rescue Center? Would you be interested in visiting or volunteering? Tell us what you think in the comments below.
Did you know Missouri is also home to a tiger sanctuary? Check it out here.
Liz is a Missouri native with a B.A. in English from Mizzou and a M.A. in Non-Profit Administration from Lindenwood University. She works for a STL metro-area community college and enjoys writing, traveling, and indoor cycling. Her true passion is forcing her encyclopedic knowledge of Missouri facts on uninterested strangers from across the globe!
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