The Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch is a world-renowned animal sanctuary in Murchison, Texas that was founded in 1979 by author and animal advocate Cleveland Amory. The sanctuary is not a zoo but is now open to the public 1-2 times per month for small, prescheduled, guided tours to respect the peace and privacy of the animals. Check out our events page for upcoming tour dates, and schedule your tour today!
The Fund for Animals was founded in 1967 by prominent author and animal advocate Cleveland Amory. For more than 50 years, The Fund for Animals has spearheaded some of the most significant events in the history of the animal protection movement by employing hard-hitting advocacy campaigns and operating world-famous animal care facilities like the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch. The Fund for Animals historic victories have saved thousands of animals from cruelty and suffering.