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Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary

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Address: 7101 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34232
Phone Number: (941) 371-6377
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Worth a visit if you like animal interaction

This is an awesome place to visit if you like interaction with animals. There are lot of big cats (lions, tigers, bengal tigers, bengal white tigers and even a female liger) and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is an awesome place to visit if you like interaction with animals. There are lot of big cats (lions, tigers, bengal tigers, bengal white tigers and even a female liger) and different kind of bears. You get to feed them for a small fee ($1 for bears and $5 for 2 pieces of meat for lions, tigers, etc. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I can not think of a better way to spend an afternoon in the Sarasota area. A ones in a lifetime opportunity to come close to the big cats without any reason to feel bad about it. The people of the Big Cat Habitat are so committed to their cause, friendly and entertaining to the visitors that this easily makes... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Our family went there today and we have not stopped talking about our amazing experience since we left! Seeing lions, tigers and bears so up close and personal is a moment we will never forget! We actually got to feed the animals!!!! Have you ever seen a Liger?? You will be amazed when you see Mia, who is a mix... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Impressed with the love & care they give their rescues!! Entertaining & educational. Go check it out!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Truly an amazing place! Lots of bears, lions, tigers, birds, monkeys, goats, etc to entertain adults and children. We got to watch a bird and lion/tiger demonstration in the air conditioning. The demonstrations give a nice break from the heat. Entrance and food prices were very reasonable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Excellent place to visit. With or without kids. The entire staff really do care for the animals. We all loved the Big Cat show, super entertaining. We will definitely be bringing company with us each time we visit. May I suggest if anyone out there gives donations to animals of any kind to reward this Non Profit Organization! Very well... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I would make a trip to Florida just to go here again! It is so comforting to see people who really care about these animals. A must see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Excellent......what a great family they are....and a great place to visit! All the people there care about the animals and the kids love the place.

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Georgia Coast, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is one of those places that gets better every single time!! We are never disappointed. We are so grateful that people are on this earth to do this type of work, and we are so thankful to have the opportunity to experience a bit of the kindness they provide to these animals and the community. Please keep up the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is an amazing zoo. You can tell how much they respect and love the animals they take care of. Extremely friendly and informative staff. They truly have best interest of animals at heart. Cages were clean and food was fresh. This zoo does not receive funds from government and is operational on donations. $15 to get in. There is... More 

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Address: 7101 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34232
Phone Number: (941) 371-6377
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota

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