New Residents at the Zoo

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Big Bear Lake, CA, June 26, 2014 - Shanti and Asha, the Snow Leopard sisters, arrived at LAX via FedEx on Tuesday morning at 3:30 am. Lorie Judd of Big Bear Park and Rec left the mountain at almost midnight on Monday to meet the Leopards and their handlers who had flown in from Seattle. Their crates were loaded into a cargo van and by 4:30 am they … [Read more...]

Get Ready to Give Big!

Big Bear Valley, CA, May 7, 2014 - Organizations that enrich our community hold various fundraisers throughout the year, and many residents do their best to attend and contribute. This year, we’re trying something different. Following the incredible success of Give BIG Riverside County, the Big Bear Valley is participating this week in Give BIG … [Read more...]

From Wildlife Habitat to the Big Bear Alpine Zoo

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Big Bear, CA, March 29, 2014 - In 1959 a forest fire engulfed the San Bernardino National Forest and in the aftermath, several injured animals were found that required care. A makeshift hospital and rehabilitation area called the Wildlife Habitat was set up where the zoo is currently located. Two bobcats and an orphaned baby black bear were the … [Read more...]

Zoo Site Gets Green Light

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Big Bear Lake, CA, March 27, 2014 - The relocation of the Big Bear Alpine Zoo took a step forward this week, when the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors completed the final step required in the environmental review: adopting the Mitigated Negative Declaration. This allows the Special Districts Department to proceed with development of the … [Read more...]

Poker Run Will Benefit Grizzlies

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 26, 2013 -- The 18th Annual Run for the Grizzlies is scheduled for September 7, 2013 from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm at a new host location: Northwoods Resort & Conference Center. The Friends of the Big Bear Alpine Zoo invites the motorcycling public to participate in this fundraiser supporting the Zoo’s grizzly … [Read more...]

Blues Legends Play Lakeside Amphitheater

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Big Bear Lake, CA, July 23, 2013 - On August 3, Blues for the Zoo will raise funds for Big Bear Alpine Zoo, our local rehabilitation sanctuary for injured and confiscated animals. World-class music, food booths and an artisan fair will center around the Big Bear Lake Swim Beach Outdoor Amphitheater (41220 Park Avenue). Gates open at 1:00 p.m.; … [Read more...]

Boo In The Zoo

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 18, 2012, 6am - This Halloween parents are invited to bring their children all dressed for Halloween fun to enjoy a thrilling ghost and goblin adventure. Boo in the Zoo is from 10am to 5pm on Saturday, October 27 at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo. There will be costume contests for the children, arts and crafts projects, and … [Read more...]

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