Welcome to Riddle's Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary


Riddle's Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary was established by Scott and Heidi Riddle in 1990
on almost 400 acres in the Ozark Mountain foothills in Arkansas as a non-profit [IRS 501(C)(3) EIN-71-0694957] home for elephants needing one for any reason. This internationally recognized sanctuary accepts any elephant regardless of species, gender, or disposition.


The sanctuary is funded entirely by private donations, so contributions (including in-kind donations such as building materials and equipment) are always welcome!


A unique opportunity now exists to apply for an Internship at the elephant sanctuary. By joining this program you can develop skills which are vital in the professional world of elephant management.

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