A Wildlife Sanctuary

Dedicated to saving wild animals


Cheetah Runs, Raptor Adventures, and Wolf Howl Nights are just some of our family friendly events.


Plan a day trip to Animal Ark with your friends and family. About thirty minute drive North of Reno.


Watch our growing collection of videos highlighting our wild animals and behind the scenes.


Animal Ark offers year-round educational programs for educators and students of all ages.

Meet The Animals

Come and Meet
  • Whiston
  • Ivan
  • Rayna
  • Piper
  • Milo
  • Kalvin
  • Mr. Peabody
  • Jonni






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  • Kalvin – A Happy Ending

Kalvin – A Happy Ending

Kalvin is a young male kestrel that came to us from a wildlife rehabilitator early in 2013. He had an injured wing that was not healing properly and the rehabilitator determined that he most likely would not be able […]

  • Winter 2016 Appeal

Winter 2016 Appeal

Animal Ark is currently closed for the winter, but our animals must still be cared for and fed. Our founders, Aaron and Diana Hiibel have issued their winter appeal letter to all our supporters. The content of the letter […]

  • Whole Foods Market Community Giving Day

Whole Foods Market Community Giving Day

This is tremendous news for us – please, consider shopping at Whole Foods on Wednesday. You get great food, and Animal Ark gets a wonderful donation to keep our animals happy and well-fed this winter. 

Press Release Below:


Whole Foods Market Community Giving […]