Animals Asia operate bear sanctuaries in Chengdu, China and Tam Dao, Vietnam. These bears are saved from the horrendous bile farm industry in Asia. You can visit the Bear Rescue center in both facilities. .
This sanctuary in Niger helps orphaned chimpanzees whose mother and other members of the group were killed for the bush meat trade. The orphans are often sold for the pet trade. Over sixty chimpanzees are present at the sanctuary.
This small sanctuary in the wilds of Gabon helps rehabilitate gorillas rescued from the bush meat trade. They have opportunities to visit the sanctuary located in Gabon and opportunties for volunteering.
This organization has been around for a long time. Its primary focus is animals in Indonesia, such as orangutan, slow loris and sun bears. Currently, there are volunteer opportunities in Costa Rica.
EHRA (Elephant Human Relations Aid) runs an award winning and well established volunteer project in Namibia, Africa, which has been running for the last 10 years. They have won awards for their volunteer programs.
This organization's rescue centers are in Agra and Mathura, India and comes highly recommended by all who visit and who volunteer for them. They help Asia elephants along with other wildlife in India.
The sanctuary is located within the Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre, home to over 1,200 animals of many different species, rescued from the illegal wildlife trade. They offer 3 days to 8+ weeks volunteer options..
Their experienced team look after sun & moon bears rescued from the illegal wildlife trade. The sanctuary is in Cat Tien Natl Park, a nature lover's paradise and many species of mammals and birds.
The Laos Tat Kuang Si Bear Rescue Centre has over 30 rescued moon bears in a rainforest setting. On Fridays, you would move to the multi-species Luang Prabang Wildlife Sanctuary for the day to meet the animals & help out.
If you care to support a true sanctuary, there are a few questions you need to ask to figure out if it meets the standards of a true, ethical sanctuary, or rescue center. Here are some questions to ask or seek answers BEFORE you go visit or support. Most of the answers are on their websites.