It’s not too late to join us for Member Day! Email contact@cflar.org for details! Cunsi, Nyota Usi and Nathaniel can’t wait to see you!


Cougars are one of the most successful of the big cat species–with a range that covers the entire western hemisphere. Their broad presence causes the species to be considered of ‘Least Concern’  for extinction, but all is not uniform among cougars. Dr. Simba Wiltz and Asli Goncer talk about…


The Orlando Sentinel has introduced Central Florida Animal Reserve to Orlando.  Click here to view the story. Dr. K. Simba Wiltz acts as ambassador for Orlando Sentinel reporter David Breen and Photographer/Videographer Gary Green.  They visited Central Florida Animal Reserve to learn the story of the organization and spread…

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A few big cats at the Central Florida Animal Reserve (CFAR) now have special accommodations, thanks to Emily Berman, 17, a junior at Cocoa Beach Junior-Senior High School. As part of a Girl Scout Ambassador’s Gold project, Emily, who has a passion for animals, built step-up ramps for three…

CFAR Sounding

CFAR Sounding has been running for almost two years, and is receiving a massive upgrade!  Visit the new CFAR Sounding Home Page CFAR Sounding is the weekly podcast for Central Florida Animal Reserve.  This 30 minute show features all things CFAR–from the stories of the cats at the facility,…


Newsflash! http://www.floridatoday.com/article/20140211/NEWS01/302110019/Big-cats-moving-Forever-Florida Central Florida Animal Reserve continues its mission to move 45 lions, tigers, leopards, and cougars to a new home.  The stakes are high and the challenge is real: we urgently need your financial support to make this dream a reality for our 45 resident cats. The animal…


 The discovery casts doubt on the origin of species. “The oldest big cat fossils ever found – from a previously unknown species “similar to a snow leopard” – have been unearthed in the Himalayas.” BBC News – Oldest big cat fossil found in Tibet.  


Thanks to all who participated in this event!  Here are some pictures of CFAR’s first 5K


Central Florida Animal Reserve (CFAR) hosts its third Member Day, October 13, 2013 at its facilities. This unique opportunity allows members and donors to visit the facility and learn more about the cats and people of the organization. Tours will run continuously between 12 and 5 pm for members and…


CFAR holds its first ever 5k at Gleason Park in Indian Harbour Beach. In a few hours! The weather is warm and breezy, perfecting running weather! Our tiger ambassador Sebastian watches the setup, eager to get the party started! This event is like a victory lap for CFAR after…