The main objective of the Refuge de l'Arche is respecting animals. This isn't a circus, but a place to view a variety of animals in a quiet, natural environment. This zoo is famous throughout France and abroad (have issued nearly 650 articles and television broadcasts). The park is dedicated to the care of sick or badly injured animals that have been abandoned by humans. The last feature is the inclusion of animals in a better, more natural environment. It welcomes both exotic animals and pets from all corners of the globe. The animals roam freely in large open spaces with permanent observation points for photography lovers. The special interest animals are the lions, tigers, bears and leopards making this the perfect environment to be photographed respecting their habitat.