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The Big Cat Rescue sanctuary owner will soon take over the 16 acres of land Exotic previously used for his GW Zoo.

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In February, the Oscar-winning actor rescued mother cow Liberty and her baby calf Indigo from slaughter and wants their first Mother’s Day together at Farm Sanctuary to be the best ever.

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As people are sheltering at home, Indraloka Animal Sanctuary is providing new ways to connect with its rescued farmed animals through four online programs. 

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