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