KEENESBURG, Colo. (AP) — The Wild Animal Sanctuary northeast of Denver has increased fees for daily visitors from $15 to $50.
The 1-square-mile refuge in Keenesburg is home to 350 animals, including lions, tigers, bears and wolves. Many were rescued from abusive situations.READ MORE: 2 People Shot, Another Killed Outside Broomfield Walgreens
The sanctuary tells The Denver Post that the visitor fee increase is meant to encourage potential patrons to become long-term “supporters” of the facility. People who pay $200 over a 12-month period will be considered supporters, with no daily admission fee for them or their guests.READ MORE: Adaptive Playground Prepares For Grand Opening In Aurora
The carnivore rescue facility is about 40 miles northeast of Denver.MORE NEWS: 4 Students Charged In Planning School Shooting On 25th Anniversary Of Columbine Shooting
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