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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

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

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