TIERART Wild Animal Sanctuary houses and cares for numerous native wild animals such as foxes, badgers, wild cats, hares, deer, raccoons, dormice and hedgehogs. Since 2015, the FOUR PAWS wild animal sanctuary can house rescued big cats in a species-appropriate way, as well as providing a lifelong home to a number of other animal species who cannot be released back into the wild and will live at the sanctuary, including a large herd of sheep and goats.
Since 2017, TIERART has been operating a sanctuary for lynx in cooperation with the EU-LIFE-LUCHS project. Here, injured or orphaned lynx from the reintroduction program are taken in, cared for, and subsequently reintroduced into the wild in the Palatinate Forest. In recent years, further enclosures for wildcats, pastel foxes, red foxes and raccoons could be planned and built.
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Many of the animals are staying at TIERART for rearing or medical care. Therefore, visitors can experience the sanctuary only on select days. Guided tours are lead through the sanctuary or, additionally, through one of the exhibitions.
It is also possible to experience one day as a caregiver at our sanctuary. You can directly help to provide for our animals by feeding them or coming up with ideas and undertaking enrichment activities.