Associated Humane Societies
& Popcorn Park

Tippy the Grey Fox

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Tippy and a couple other grey foxes where confiscated by Fish and Wildlife because they were illegally owned and not cared for properly. They all were taken and held at the same facility until proper places could be found for each to live out their lives, they were too accustomed to living with people to be released to the wild. Our other nocturnal residents, Peanut the raccoon and Cleo the Ruppell’s fox do sleep all day and then play around at night but Tippy doesn’t mind lounging out during the day where she can be seen on top of her house or on a resting bench. She likes her regular diet of beef and dry chow but will always finish grapes and eggs first, (what a combination). You can get updates in letters and pictures three times a year when you sponsor Tippy.

  • Tippy the Grey Fox
  • Popcorn Park
  • Wildlife
  • Fox
  • 0 Years
  • Sponsors Wanted
  • The Wildlife Club
  • Female
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The Popcorn Park Wildlife Club is a special sponsorship program designed to help support the residents of the refuge. Through a monthly donation you will help provide all that is needed for that particular animal's well-being, and in return, you will receive regular updates from your sponsored animal!

Popcorn Park was established in 1977 for the sole purpose of providing a refuge for wildlife that were sick, elderly, abandoned , abused, or injured, and which could no longer survive in its natural habitat. As time went on, we expanded to include exotic and domestic animals. All our residents once faced these circumstances, as well as exploitation and illegal ownership. Over 200 of these animals and birds now live in spacious surroundings in the heart of the scenic Pine Barrens in southern New Jersey. The Refuge, which is federally licensed, comprises seven acres and is graced by the indigenous Scrub Oak and Scrub Pine. You may be greeted at the gate by a gaggle of geese, but soon you will see a marvelous array of animals including a lion and lionesses. tigers, mountain lions, baboons, a serval cat, and more. Many different types of monkeys clamor for your attention in the monkey house, and the Refuge abounds with all kinds of native wildlife such as white-tailed deer, bobcats, and American black bears. Farm animals such as horses, steer. sheep, pigs, llamas and goats often look for a handout, and reptiles and tortoises enjoy their own special house. In addition, you'll find numerous species of birds have made themselves comfortable throughout the park. But what makes Popcorn Park so special is that each animal was rescued from suffering, exploitation and/or death - each has its own unique story to tell. You will learn these stories as you walk through the Refuge and as you visit this section of our web site. You have entered a quiet world where all the residents were once in danger and now are safe. So start your journey - bring your curiosity and respect for these beautiful creatures.

  • Popcorn Park
  • 1 Humane Way
  • P.O. Box 43
  • Forked River, New Jersey 08731
  • Daily: 11 AM - 5 PM; Holidays: 11 AM - 2 PM
  • (609) 693-1900
  • contactus@ahscares.org