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Established in 1959 to rehabilitate animals which were injured during a devastation forest fire, the Big Bear Alpine Zoo at Moonridge is dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating and re-introducing injured and vulnerable wildlife back into their natural environments. In some instances certain animals cannot be returned to the wild and will find a permanent safe-house in the Zoo. Currently you can expect to see a wide variety of birds and animals (over 85 species) including an arctic fox, black bears, bob cats, coyotes, wolves, owls and many more. The best way to learn all about the fascinating animals is to join a docent-led tour of the zoo.
Big Bear Alpine Zoo at Moonridge, 43285 Goldmine Dr, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315, Phone: 909-584-1299
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