July 2013 Newsletter
IEAS is truly grateful for the assistance of so many in this effort to get these amazing bears out of terrible conditions and ready to start their new lives. Thank you to Pat Craig and the Wild Animal Sanctuary in Colorado for transporting the bears to the Sanctuary. Thank you to Scott Scherb and Affordable Fencing in Decatur, TX for helping complete the construction quickly and efficiently. Finally, thank you to all of those who restlessly fought for these bears to be given a second chance. Their new lives would never be possible without the perseverence and encouragement of their supporters. We hope that you will all support Rusty, Bettie, Sarah, Crow,Puddin, Tank, Asia, Toby, Spearmint, Aggie, and Bertha in their journey on a natural life at the International Exotic Animal Sanctuary! We, of course, need the support of the public to be able to give them the lives they deserve for the approximately 30 year life span of a bear. They deserve all the help they can receive, and those of you that have a part in their great future will feel a satisfaction that can hardly be equaled when you see them or their photos and know you had a part to play.
Click here to donate and help these amazing bears.
We’ve also got some new human faces at IEAS! Six interns from all over the country are here at the Sanctuary, and we’re so excited that they are all ready to work hard and learn as much as possible!
Taylor Lowrey from Arkansas, Lexi Yang from California, Kristen Jolly from Michigan, Jessica Meck from Pennsylvania, Jen Coffin from New York, and Adam LaViolet from Maine, have joined the IEAS team and will be with us for the next three to six months. These interns have officially completed their training and will now earn additional responsibilities as their experience and comfort levels increase. Soon, they will take part in the Grant and Proposal Writing course offered at IEAS, and will have the opportunity to partake in the Firearms Safety and Training course and the Animal Laws and Regulations course.
We'll be sure to keep you updated on the progress of our Summer Interns.
If you'd like to meet them, be sure to come out to IEAS for a tour!
Born: July 15, 2011
Rescued: October 18, 2011
Thor is one of the youngest residents of IEAS, and he’s certainly got that adolescent spunk! Thor’s two favorite things are silently stalking passersby and gnawing on his bone! He has a blast with both. It’s always amazing to see how the little cub who came to IEAS has grown into such a handsome young cougar!
Male Siberian Tiger
Born: July 24, 1995
Rescued: December 1, 1995
Noel is one of the more private residents of IEAS. He keeps to himself a great deal, but when he’s feeling up to it, he is a joyful tiger to watch! Noel loves to play with his boomer ball in the morning, but enjoys his tire most! On his birthday, we’re betting that we’ll find Noel cooling off in his pool!
Born: July 25, 2000
Rescued: June 1, 2012