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Sebastian the white tiger yawns wide, showing an impressive set of teeth.

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Keepers of the Wild

Keepers of the Wild is a non-profit wild animal sanctuary and nature park located northeast of Kingman along Route 66 in Valentine, Ariz. The educational, fully licensed park is dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of neglected, abused or endangered exotic animals. It currently houses about 150 exotic animals, including lions, tigers, wolves, monkeys, jaguars, raccoons, ostriches and other wildlife. They are open to the public Wednesday- Monday (they are closed Tuesdays) and cost 16.00 per adult and 10.00 per child (they also have senior and group discounts). Hours are from 9-5 and guided tours operate four times daily- 9:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm. Keepers also sometimes rehabilitates injured or confiscated native wildlife with the cooperation of the Arizona Game and Fish Department. Jonathan Kraft is founder and director of the sanctuary. For more information on Keepers of the Wild, visit their website at keepersofthewild.org or call 928-769-1800 for more information.