Wildlife SOS Agra Bear Rescue Facility is home to nearly 200 sloth bears that were rescued from the brutal practice of bear dancing. The kalandar gypsies that depended on exploiting these bears were established in alternative livelihoods by Wildlife SOS to ensure the safety of the bears and a legal way of life for the community. This center is run entirely from Donations raised by Wildlife SOS. The Forest Department charges an Admission of Rs 500 for Foreign Nationals and Rs 50 for Indians. These fees do not go to support the bear rescue center. Wildlife SOS offers conservation educational visit combined with interaction with bear experts & requests a donation of Rs 1500 that goes to support the medical care & feeding of the rescued bears. Receipt is issued for donations. Wildlife SOS also runs India’s only Elephant Hospital at the Elephant Conservation & Care Center, home to over 20 rescued elephants ; a 15 min drive from the bear sanctuary. Contact Wildlife SOS for more details.