Reptile Research & Preservation Institute

49485226_1596608021213659_r.jpegLosing My Reptile Preservation Institue:

I’ve spent years pouring my entire life and soul into building up a Reptile Preservation Institute. Owning and operating a facility that functions as a sanctuary for reptiles has always been my life's goal and the pursuit of this goal has given my life a deep and meaningful purpose. To accomplish this, I converted a garage into a reptile center using reclaimed and recycled material. I built up the collection with focus on specific species and rare localities and was starting to map out the Institute's future projects. However, COVID-19 has destroyed this by forcing me to relocate and leave behind all of my progress. Despite this heavy setback, I am still determined to make my dream a reality.  

Why Create a Reptile Preservation Institute?

The goal of the institute is to provide a sanctuary for some of the rarest and most endangered species on this planet. Many of the species we plan to keep are neglected and forgotten. We will keep and breed clean bloodlines of these stunning animals so they will be around for future generations to enjoy and study. Losing these incredible animals would be a biological disaster. There is an endless list of life-saving medications that are derived from snake venoms and peptides. There is so much more to discover, we are only scratching the surface of their biological potential.

Where Your Donations Will Go:

Due to losing the current building we are in, we will be required to construct a new facility from scratch at a new location. Your contribution will directly help us build the new facility and will, therefore, will be responsible for not only conserving the amazing animals who will call the sanctuary home but also potentially help in producing life-saving medications in the future. We will also be creating a mural of all the names of the donors (with your permission of course) to be displayed in the facility. 

I can't even begin to express how grateful I will be for every bit of help, THANK YOU!!

— Bryce Broom

Donations

  • John Schlesinger 
    • $500 
    • 8 mos
  • Lindsay Lucero 
    • $30 
    • 9 mos
  • Donald Smith 
    • $25 
    • 10 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $500 
    • 13 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 14 mos

Organizer

Bryce Broom 
Organizer
Raleigh, NC
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