Category: Baby Animals


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

New Year, New Life

Happy New Year and Happy Birthday! On January 1st, 2018, as humans around the world celebrated the start of a new year, Safari West welcomed a brand new baby. Kira, one of...

January 15, 2018 by Jared Paddock

A Name for Number 37!

Big News for Baby! We recently celebrated the birth of the 37th giraffe baby to enter the world here at Safari West. On August 30th our oldest and tallest giraffe, Jamala delivered...

September 15, 2017 by Jared Paddock

Giraffe Jamala’s Birthday Birth

Jamala celebrates her 20th birthday by giving birth to her seventh calf! Thanks to Keeper Erika and John Burgess from the Press Democrat for this video...

September 8, 2017 by Cheryl Crowley

Baby Tarra Joins the Tower!

Happy Birthday! For the second time in 2017, Safari West proudly announces the arrival of a bouncing baby giraffe! Our proud mama and attending keepers welcomed baby Tarra on Wednesday, July 26th. Though she's already...

August 1, 2017 by Jared Paddock

Tea Time with Giraffes

Safari West’s Mother’s Day Extravaganza sold out early this year but we’re so excited, we wanted to talk about it anyway. This year’s event includes a new exciting component we’re calling...

May 10, 2017 by Jared Paddock

The Many Babies of 2016!

The end of the year is always a time of taking stock. It’s a chance to take a breath and get reorganized after the hustle and bustle of summer. That...

December 9, 2016 by Jared Paddock

Springtime in Summer: Breeding Success

Safari West has long been the place to go if you want an African safari without the expense of a trip to Africa. Since July 4th, 1993, we have loaded...

August 21, 2016 by Jared Paddock

Warthogs and Hoglets!

Safari West has long been the home for three beautiful warthogs. Beautiful is not a word that many would use to describe a warthog but beautiful they are and, we...

June 15, 2016 by Jared Paddock


Warthogs and Hoglets!