Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) in United States

Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)
First elephant1986
Stopped elephants2004
AddressSimmerhorn Road, east of Highway 99
CountryUnited States

Founded by Pat Derby and Ed Stewart in 1984, the 30 acre Galt facility housed Asian and African elephants, lions, bears, wolves, tigers, leopards. Eventually, all the surviving elephants were transferred to a new 2300 acre compound near San Andreas known as ARK 2000.

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