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