Founder & Executive Director, Keepers of the Wild Nature Park
Jonathan Kraft, an animal behaviorist, established Keepers of the Wild as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit animal sanctuary in 1995. The sanctuary is currently located on 175 acres in Valentine, Arizona.
Jonathan has worked with local, state, national, and international law enforcement and animal welfare agencies to assist with rescues, rehabilitation and providing a life-long home to wild and exotic animals.
Jonathan’s high standards for animal care earned numerous commendations and awards from organizations including Nevada Wildlife Federation, the S.P.C.A, the Humane Society and Arizona’s Attorney’s and Sheriff’s Associations. In addition, he has served as an expert witness in court proceedings against animal abusers and worked as an independent
consultant to other sanctuaries, animal parks and universities.