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PrideRock Rescues Louisiana Black Bear

Texas-Based Animal Sanctuary Gives Young Black Bear A Forever Home TERRELL, TX – October 3, 2019 – PrideRock Wildlife Refuge, a permanent sanctuary and shelter for mistreated and unwanted animals, rescued a young black bear from Alexandria, LA in late September. After receiving a call from the Louisiana Department of [...]
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The Pride of PrideRock

  Next week, the long-anticipated release of The Lion King 2019 hits theaters.  Of course, being PrideRock, we could not be more excited! We are experiencing a surge in interest about our lions, lion conservation, and our mission in general. I’m excited to take the opportunity to welcome all newcomers, introduce you [...]
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Spring Workshop- Animal SensAblity

Meeting the cats before the workshop begins Spring.  Little buds emerging from the tips of bare tree branches, the time changes and they stretch out, all the big cats and the bears seem to sense that warmer days are coming, and the pace of life at [...]
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Meet the Cougars!

Some Facts About Cougars Cougars have the largest range of any mammal in the western hemisphere, from Canada all the way to Patagonia, found in all types of habitats: deserts, mountains, jungles, and even cities. Cougars are surviving in U.S. even though there have been attempts to exterminate them. Since [...]
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Meet Helena the Hyena

Hyenas are hugely misunderstood and are absolutely incredible animals, and they have some amazing abilities. Some Facts About Hyenas Although they appear similar to dogs, they are actually more closely related to cats. Spotted hyenas live together in large groups called clans that may include up to 80 individuals. Females [...]
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The Wolf Hybrids

We are pleased to introduce you to our wolf hybrids Bleu and Loki! Bleu is a 200 lb Timberwolf hybrid. He arrived in 2014 and came from an abusive situation, but has come a long way since. It took a while for him to warm up to people and trust them, [...]
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The Three Bears of PrideRock

PrideRock takes care of three American black bears. Rowdy, a male, and Coco and Toro, females, each live independently in their own homes, but are close neighbors. They are pictured below in the order listed above! Rowdy, Coco, and Toro are the first bears to live at PrideRock Wildlife Refuge, [...]
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What Do Big Cats Eat?

This week we ask ourselves, “What do big cats do, as far as their diet goes?”,  and we go behind the scenes to see what’s involved. It’s no easy task feeding a big cat, but there’s dedicated hard-working staff and volunteers to help, and the animals are taken care of [...]
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Meet Helena and Diego: How Unwanted Animals End Up At PrideRock

By far, private owners surrendering their exotic wild animals, in our case big cats, is the number one cause of animals needing homes in sanctuaries. Often times, the animals are purchased as cute cubs and are not able to be cared for when they grow into powerful and dangerous adults. [...]
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New Year, Big Ambitions

It's officially 2018 and we hope that everyone had a safe and exciting Holiday Season! This is a time of resolutions and reflections, and we are not immune to the feeling of hope and excitement that is abundant in this time of year. At PrideRock, we take care of over 30 [...]
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