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Welcome Neighbor Tours at Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch

Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch

The 1,400 acre Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch, operated by The Fund for Animals, is one of America's largest and most diverse animal sanctuaries. The world-renowned animal sanctuary in Murchison is a permanent haven to more than 800 domestic and exotic animals rescued from research laboratories, circuses, zoos, captive hunting operations, factory farming, and government round-ups.  Residents include tigers, bears, chimpanzees, bison, tortoises, horses, burros and more. Founded in 1979, Black Beauty is also home to the innovative Doris Day Equine Center which focuses on developing programs to elevate public perception of horses rescued from cruelty and neglect, as well as serving as a resource for other equine rescue centers around the country.  

Visit https://www.facebook.com/BlackBeautyRanch/ for regular updates on our work.  

On Saturday, March 10, 2018, Black Beauty will dedicate a special discounted tour day entirely for neighbors and friends in and around Murchison.  The “Welcome Neighbor” Tour includes a beautiful two hour bus tour around the 1,400 acre property where participants will see the sanctuary’s amazing animal residents --  chimpanzees, horses, bears, burros, bison, tortoises, tigers and dozens of other species living a peaceful, safe and healthy life.  

What:           Welcome Neighbor Bus Tour at The Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch

When:          Saturday, March 10, 2018, starting at 9:00 AM  

Where:         The Ranch is located at 12526 County Road 3806, Murchison, Texas

Tickets:        $20 adult / $10 child  For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/WelcomeNeighbor. Tours are limited and tickets must be reserved in advance.

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