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Center for Animal Research & Education

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Great visit!

Although it was cold, wet, and raw today, Matt, our guide, did a great job. He is very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
stewarts40
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Can't say enough good things about CARE

I can't say enough good things about CARE. The staff is so friendly and knowledgeable and we... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2019
KirstenJill
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Texas
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The Center for Animal Research and Education is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to education, research, rescue, and long-term care for exotic animals. Located on 20 acres in Bridgeport, TX, CARE currently provides a permanent home to...more
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245 County Road 3422, Bridgeport, TX 76426-6811
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+1 940-683-8115
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although it was cold, wet, and raw today, Matt, our guide, did a great job. He is very knowledgeable about all of the animals and their histories. Everyone at C.A.R.E. really does care about the cats and the other animals. Safety is number one. This...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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carerescuetexas1, Manager at Center for Animal Research & Education, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the kind review and we are so glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 1 February 2019

I can't say enough good things about CARE. The staff is so friendly and knowledgeable and we learned so much in our short visit. It's definitely not the zoo so don't expect that, but i's an elevated educational experience. I'd caution parents of young kids...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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carerescuetexas1, Owner at Center for Animal Research & Education, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2019

Thank you so much for the review. We hope you come back to visit.

Reviewed 7 November 2018

I can't say enough good things about this place. We went for their Fall Festival. We got to feed the tigers and my daughter even played tug of war with one! They do amazing work.

Date of experience: November 2018
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carerescuetexas, Owner at Center for Animal Research & Education, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you for the review, and we are so glad you had a good time!

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

O yeah!! This place is amazing the staff and volunteers are so knowledgeable and friendly they make you want to stay for hours on end. You learn so much and realize how rare these animals are and how we must preserve them. I’ve been coming...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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carerescuetexas1, Manager at Center for Animal Research & Education, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you for the review Jennifer!

Reviewed 26 June 2018

My wife and I recently stayed in the Lion Suite, and what an amazing experience it was. We enjoyed a good meal while getting to watch mountain lions, and woke up in the morning to the sound of a lion's roar! The staff taught and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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carerescuetexas, Manager at Center for Animal Research & Education, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Thank you so much for the review, so happy you found CARE to be as special as we think it is!

Reviewed 2 April 2018

It's no surprise that my location pops up as "Paradise" when I take pictures at CARE. This is one of my favorite places on Earth. The humans are amazing, kind, caring and considerate of all species. They're KNOWLEDGEABLE and take every possible precaution to ensure...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Annie D
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Will not be disappointed. Wear good walking shoes. Don't forget to take water with you. Take lots of pictures. Loved the lemurs.

Date of experience: March 2018
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carerescuetexas, Owner at Center for Animal Research & Education, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Can’t wait to visit again. I’m an internet follower everyday. Love these cats and the way that they are cared for.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Daniele C
carerescuetexas, Owner at Center for Animal Research & Education, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Went to the fall festival with my adult daughter and can’t wait to go back. Everyone I came in contact with was exceptional, informative, and you can tell they really love the animals. My next trip will be to stay in the Safari room right...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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carerescuetexas, Owner at Center for Animal Research & Education, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Visited during C.A.R.E.’s annual Fall Festival and loved every moment of my tour. Derek’s style of providing information and entertainment was fun! Highlights: tiger tug-o-war with JP, chicken piñatas for Selena and Chompers, seeing the newest rescued residents Zara and Mika. I came from L.A....More

Date of experience: November 2017
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carerescuetexas, Owner at Center for Animal Research & Education, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for the review.

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