Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

Here at Animal Ark we LOVE our volunteers! The place simply could not run without them. Last year, our volunteers put in 4500 hours of their time to make the ark what it is. Volunteers work in many areas: wildlife docents, animal keepers, special event planning, maintenance and facility upkeep, community involvement, educators, and more. Yesterday we held our […]

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Care4Bears

On the morning of April 12, 2016, the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) delivered four orphaned black bear cubs whose mother had been found deceased in the Lake Tahoe Basin to Animal Ark.

The two males and two females only weighed about eight pounds each, and were about three and one-half months old. They would not have survived without their […]

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Reno Midtown Safari Art Walk

The Reno Midtown Safari Art Walk is a brand new event designed to bring Animal Ark into the community. 15 local Midtown businesses teamed up with Animal Ark to create a one-of-a-kind art show. Each business was given a blank canvas and a photo of one of Animal Ark’s residents. They then created a unique piece of art that […]

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Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

Animal Ark is proud to announce that we have received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience.

The […]

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Win Cash for Helping Animals

Animal Ark announces its 2015 Paws & Claws 50/50 Raffle!  Purchase tickets for a chance to win cash.  The drawing will be held during our Paws & Claws event on Sunday, September 27 (you do not need to be present to win).  The holder of the winning ticket splits the proceeds of the raffle in half with Animal Ark […]

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Run for the Animals!

Animal Ark announces its 2016 Paws & Claws 50/50 Raffle!  Purchase tickets for a chance to win cash.  The drawing will be held during our Paws & Claws event on Sunday, September 25, 2016 (you do not need to be present to win).  The holder of the winning ticket splits the proceeds of the raffle in half with Animal […]

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Year of the Howl

Animal Ark has taken in five canine pups this year! We have received two orphaned wild coyote pups and three wolf pups. These pups are all settling into their new homes and will be slowly and quietly introduced into their exhibits so they adjust well to being near humans.

The coyote pups were from different family groups and were each […]

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COOL!

Since 2011 Animal Ark has participated in a pilot launch of C.O.O.L. Crafts, a unique conservation project.  Through this project, local artisans in Kenya are able to create items representing a diversity of talents, styles and wildlife found throughout Kenya, and are empowered through business training to develop their livelihoods.  The unifying theme: Cheetah, Otter, Owl and Lion.  All […]

By |Tuesday, December 16, 2014|Animal Ark News|Comments Off on COOL!

Welcome Koda

Koda, an arctic fox, arrived at Animal Ark on November 19, 2014. Born in captivity, Koda was sold as a pet on Craigslist when he was four months old and was then transferred to another person after just two weeks. His new owners cared for Koda for two months, realized the difficulties involved in raising a wild animal as […]

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Orphan Cubs Need Help

In early November a mother black bear with two female cubs was struck by a car and killed in the Sierras.  The orphaned cubs will spend several months at Animal Ark under specialized care.  Bear cubs require a natural diet, and a lot of it, for weight gain as well as isolation from humans.  In late-winter, Nevada Department of […]

By |Friday, November 21, 2014|Animal Ark News, Animal Stories|Comments Off on Orphan Cubs Need Help