Cassie

Cassie Meet our newest member of Al Ma’wa Sanctuary – Cassie! Cassie is a female spotted hyena, who was rescued along with 12 other animals by Four Paws from Aleppo, Syria in 2017. Although there were no medical records, it is estimated that she was over 10 years old...
Newest member of Al Ma’wa Sanctuary

Newest member of Al Ma’wa Sanctuary

Meet our newest member of Al Ma’wa Sanctuary – Cassie! Cassie is a female spotted hyena, who was rescued along with 12 other animals by Four Paws from Aleppo, Syria in 2017. Although there were no medical records, it is estimated that she was over 10 years old during...
Balou and Lula integration story

Balou and Lula integration story

Balou, a Syrian Brown Bear confiscated from a sad situation in a local zoo, joined New Hope in 2010. At that time, Al Ma’wa had not yet been established. He had lived in a small barren enclosure with a tiny trough of water in which he seemed the happiest. He was...
Opening our doors again

Opening our doors again

Al Ma’wa for Nature and Wildlife is opening its doors to visitors again, starting tomorrow, June 9th!! 🎉 We will be operating from 10AM-3PM during weekdays and 10AM-4PM during the weekend, closed on Mondays. Some minor changes have been made to ensure the safety...
Balou and Lula

Balou and Lula

Balou and Lula have been getting to know each other over the last few months, in the hopes that they can live together! 🐻🐻 Through careful consideration, Lula and Balou have swapped enclosures to get used to each other’s scent, and now live in neighbouring enclosures,...