Wildlife Waystation: Easter Enrichment

The Sylmar animal sanctuary treats its beasties to fun toys and snacks.

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Tyson peeks inside a colorful box at the Wildlife Waystation.
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Bolero, a resident lion at the 160-acre spread, digs into the pastel-pretty goodies.
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A table of enrichment-themed items await Jade.
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Exotic animals who have been "mistreated" or who are "unwanted" have found a home at the Wildlife Waystation since 1976, when animal supporter Martine Colette founded the Sylmar preserve. (Pictured: Kimbo)
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"(O)ver 125 different species" call the expansive property home, including the astounding Mia (who seems quite bewitched by the colorful eggs overhead).
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The sanctuary is funded via donations.
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Want to volunteer? There are several roles to fill, from education to outreach to maintenance and "providing animal enrichment" (as these two volunteers are doing). For more information, visit the Wildlife Waystation's site at wildlifewaystation.org.
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