Tiger 2
White Fox 2
Emus
Sulcata African Spur Thigh Tortoise
Leopard 2
Grizzly Bear 5
Box Turtle
Bullfrog
Leopard 3
Donkey
Grizzly Bear
Horse and Donkey
Miniature Horse
Steer
Tiger 5
Lemur 2
Coatimundi 2
Tiger 6
Wolf 3
Raccoons 3
Cougar
Coatimundi 3
Leopard 4
Leopard 5
Porcupine 3
Tiger
White Fox
Wolf 2
Grizzly Bear 4
Tiger 8
Pot Bellied Pig 2
Bison
Grizzly Bear 2
Raccoons 4
Cougar
Horse and Donkey 2
Raccoons
Pot Bellied Pig 3
Raccoons 2
Pot Bellied Pig
Horse
Young Lions
Leopard
Grizzly Bear 3
Coatimundi 4
Leopard 3
Grizzly Bear 6
Lions
White Fox 3
Tiger 3
Tiger 7
Grizzly Bear 7
Armadillo
Bison 2
Emus 2
Steer 2
Red Fox
Skunk
Black Fox
Wolf Hybid/Wolf
Lemur
Lion
Coatimundi
Tiger 4
To create awareness, values, and understanding of animals and their environment through education.

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MISSION STATEMENT

To create awareness, values, and understanding of animals and their environment through education.

VISION STATEMENT

All animals will thrive in a clean, safe, nurturing, and stimulating environment always respected and care for by the humans whose share the same community.

PURPOSE

Bear Path Acres Animal Educational Center is a charitable and educational organization, whose purpose is to advance the interest in and educate the public on the importance of animals and the role they play in our everyday life. Bear Path Acres Animal Educational Center, a USDA Licensed Zoo, will educate the public to appreciate, care for, and understand our wildlife, farm animals, and exotics.

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Welcome to Bear Path Acres

Bear Path Acres Animal Educational Center is conveniently located in Southampton County, Virginia, just 9 miles south of the City of Franklin. You will leisurely stroll along our walkways to enjoy the vast assortment of wonderful animals. Spend an hour or pack your lunch and spend the day! We will educate you on some very interesting facts about our wonderful assortment of animals. We would like for you to hraccoonave respect and pride in all that Mother Nature has to offer. We will allow you to take a closer look at your agricultural roots, by providing a clean, safe, nurturing and stimulating environment. Come have a relaxing time at “Your Hometown Zoo”!

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