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