Author: Jared Paddock

Safari West staff and conservation writer.

Endangered Species Day 2019

At Safari West, we think about endangered wildlife every day. Each May however, we invite all of you to join us for Endangered Species Day. A special day we set...

May 17, 2019 by Jared Paddock

One Way to Help Save a Species: Milk a Tiger

Gail Hedberg Makes a Splash Safari West Wildlife Foundation board member Gail Hedberg is in the news! Alongside her role with our partner foundation, Gail is also a neonatal animal care...

January 25, 2019 by Jared Paddock

Saving The Sonoma Serengeti

For twenty-five years, Safari West has been a haven for exotic wildlife in Sonoma County. Over the decade's thousands of incredible and often endangered animals have thrived and reproduced in...

October 8, 2018 by Jared Paddock

It’s a Boy! Safari West Welcomes a Baby Patas Monkey

Welcome to the Safari West family little patas monkey! Proud parents Izzie and Maurice welcomed a brand new baby into the world in early September. The tiny primate arrived hale and...

September 26, 2018 by Jared Paddock

Happy National Zoo Keeper Week!

For 25 years Safari West has dedicated itself to wildlife education and conservation. Many thousands of people have visited our preserve and gone home with a deeper appreciation of the wild creatures and places...

July 19, 2018 by Jared Paddock

“Save The Snakes” Slithers Into Our Hearts

An Evening of Serpentine Fun Earlier this month, friend of Safari West Michael Starkey joined us as part of our ongoing Conservation Dinner Series. Taking place throughout the year, this series allows us...

June 29, 2018 by Jared Paddock

Happy World Oceans Day!

What is World Oceans Day? Since 2002, people across the globe have honored June 8th as World Oceans Day. The point of this annual event is to recognize and honor the...

June 8, 2018 by Jared Paddock

The Plight of the Monarch

Safari West's Monarch Butterfly Program Enters it's Fourth Season Safari West, long known for its herds of African mammals and flocks of exotic birds, has a long history of conservation work....

May 21, 2018 by Jared Paddock

We took 4th place in the USA TODAY 10Best Safari Parks

Each year, USA TODAY asks their readers to vote for the best wildlife preserve in the country. This year, Safari West was honored to find itself in the running. We...

May 8, 2018 by Jared Paddock