Steer
Tiger 4
Pot Bellied Pig
Young Lions
Grizzly Bear 7
White Fox 3
Wolf Hybid/Wolf
Emus
Raccoons
Coatimundi
Coatimundi 2
Tiger 6
Leopard 4
Horse and Donkey
Lions
Raccoons 4
Steer 2
Wolf 2
Leopard 2
Raccoons 3
Grizzly Bear 5
Pot Bellied Pig 3
Coatimundi 3
Lemur
Pot Bellied Pig 2
Bison 2
Raccoons 2
Horse
White Fox
Tiger 5
Grizzly Bear 3
Bison
Miniature Horse
White Fox 2
Leopard 5
Tiger 3
Grizzly Bear 6
Red Fox
Black Fox
Tiger 7
Horse and Donkey 2
Skunk
Wolf 3
Grizzly Bear 2
Tiger 8
Grizzly Bear
Leopard
Donkey
Leopard 3
Lion
Sulcata African Spur Thigh Tortoise
Tiger 2
Tiger
Cougar
Bullfrog
Box Turtle
Emus 2
Grizzly Bear 4
Leopard 3
Cougar
Lemur 2
Armadillo
Coatimundi 4
Porcupine 3
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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