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The Evolved Nest

“This gem of a book, vast in erudition and insight and rich in mind-boggling scientific observation, will leave the reader both humbled and grateful.” —From the foreword by Gabor Maté, author of The Myth of Normal.

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Grace Village is the heart of our work where philosophy and practice come together. We invite you to support our Sanctuary and Wildlife refuge to help Animals who are struggling to survive climate change and human violence.

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Living One

We know what’s wrong,
but what does right look like?


Knowledge in Service to Animals

Research and publishing has been a cornerstone of Kerulos starting with director Gay Bradshaw’s discovery of Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in Elephants, which was later expanded to include the diagnosis of Complex PTSD in other species.


Our Mariposa Program integrates contemplative practice with Nature’s ethics and principles to restore Earth health and well-being. We call this Nature Consciousness.

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