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26924
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The nonprofit organization, Full Circle Farm Sanctuary in Burnsville, was founded in August 2010 to counter animal cruelty and raise awareness. The sanctuary saves and finds homes for all kinds of animals who have been mistreated. Animals in the sanctuary include pigs, chickens, dogs, cats, goats, llama, geese, and emus, among others.
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27562
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Michael Bleyman is the director of the Chatham County group the Carnivore Preservation Trust (CPT). The former UNCH Chapel Hill professor is trying to ensure the survival of endangered species affected by habitat destruction through a captive breeding program. The CPT holds several world breeding records and Bleyman has received awards for his work.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 7 Issue 37, November 16-22 1989, p7 Periodical Website
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27982
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The Triangle chaper of the US Equine Rescue League’s Zebulon rescue center is saving horses. The number of people surrendering their horses has increased lately due to the poor economy and the cost of caring for one. There are many cases involving the surrendering or abuse of horses and the farm works hard to give them a proper home or prepare them for adoption.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 31, July 2010, p14-15 Periodical Website
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29829
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Feline Urgent Rescue of Western North Carolina is a sanctuary in Waynesville where rescued cats can roam free until they are adopted. In another amazing story, Samantha Martin rescued a cat who became the inspiration behind the Amazing Acro-cats, a troupe of performing house cats.
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30849
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The Duke Lemur Center in the Duke Forest, the only lemur center in the world, offers the rare opportunity to observe and learn about endangered lemurs. The center is devoted to conserving the lemur, which is a primate indigenous to Madagascar, and has partnered with the Madagascar Fauna Group. Together they work with the Malagasy people in reforestation, sustainable agriculture, and conservation of the dwindling habitat.
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34386
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Kay Evans and her husband Jim established the Chocowinity Chicken Sanctuary and Education Center in 2007 after rescuing a chicken from the highway. They have rescued chickens from abuse cases, overturned transport trucks, illness, laboratories, and abandonment in both the commercial broiler and egg industries. Evans is committed to caring for as many birds as possible and to spreading the word about the feasibility of providing a home to a chicken.
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36580
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Instead of self-treating injured wild animals, Appalachian Wildlife Refuge recommends leaving the creatures in professional care. With a staff consisting of individuals such as licensed rehabilitators, environmental educators, and veterinarians, this nonprofit organization endeavors to open a center in the community offering care for small animals such as reptiles and birds.
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36566
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Offering haven is a nonprofit currently housing 58 wolfdogs coming from animal control agencies, closed breeding facilities, and separation from owners because of divorce or death. Opened in 2002, it offers education and outreach for wolfdogs through the support of a fully- volunteer staff, donors, and programs such as MANNA Foodbank and Carolina Bison.
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38243
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Tiger World, housing the expected tigers, includes lions, bears, otters, wallabies, and parrots among its animals rescued from places like shut down zoos. The wildlife refuge in Rowan County, welcoming over 100,000 visitors annually, relies on corporate donations and volunteers for daily operation and care of its animals, numbering over 110 and representing 54 species.