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June 15, 2021 Exciting news! Aligning with the state's reopening guidance that was announced June 15, 2021, Sonoma County has fully reopened and has lifted most of the coronavirus-related restrictions, including...

June 11, 2021 by Safari West Staff

Poop is Good

Hi there! My name is Kimberly and I am the Registrar at Safari West so I keep up with all of the things that have to do with the animals...

May 11, 2021 by Safari West Staff

Up Close With Our Animal Caregivers

Learn More about what it takes to Care for our Amazing Animals. Meet Jen Bates, Safari West Animal Care Specialist Getting Up Close and Personal with our Lemurs! As told to Athena...

May 6, 2021 by Safari West Staff

His name is Ollie!

Thank you to everyone who participated in giving him his name! Welcome Ollie to our giraffe tower. On February 13th, Safari West welcomed a brand new baby giraffe born here on...

February 25, 2021 by Safari West Staff

Safari West Welcomes Two Red River Hoglets!

Rejoice for Red River Hogs! Say hello and wish a happy birthday to the newest members of the Safari West family, Butternut and Taro! Butternut—a little female—and her brother Taro, are...

April 30, 2020 by Jared Paddock

Kimberly Robertson Prepares Safari West for Future Fires

Safari West has always focused on wildlife conservation. Our mission and message center on protecting the wild creatures of the Earth. Usually, we mean protecting them in their native ranges,...

September 24, 2019 by Jared Paddock

His name is Obi!

The fans have spoken! Of the semi-finalists (Apollo, Kayode, Obi, Taki, Herbie, and Freckles), Obi won! Join us in welcoming Obi to our tower of giraffes, and after a month, he...

August 31, 2019 by Jared Paddock

Safari West Meets Big Data: a Win for Wildlife

A recent publication in the scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals a startling truth. We humans know a lot about ourselves, but shockingly little about the other...

June 21, 2019 by Jared Paddock

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