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Category: Conservation

Community Shoutout: Happy Hollow Park & Zoo

Every time I talk with our conservation & outreach manager Marie, I am amazed by just how many people she knows in the zoological and conservation community. Spend enough time...

December 1, 2022 by Mark Pressler

Animal Caregiver Ellie Gressman attends Giraffe Care Workshop

I’m Ellie Gressman and for this past year I have held the position of Lead Keeper for String 5 here at Safari West. String 5 cares for a variety of...

November 30, 2022 by Ellie Gressman

The Beauty of Sonoma County is Priceless

Experiencing our destination through the Sonoma County Leave No Trace Seven Principles gives travelers an opportunity to make a difference. Together, we can protect and preserve this special corner of the...

September 5, 2022 by Safari West Staff

Community Shoutout: Point Blue’s STRAW Watershed Week! 

In 1992, Laurette Roger’s 4th grade class learned about the plight of the California Freshwater Shrimp, an endangered species only found in a few sections of stream in Sonoma, Napa,...

August 30, 2022 by Mark Pressler

Creature Feature: Trumpeter Hornbill

When you visit Safari West, you may hear what sounds like a loud “WAH-WAH-WAH” call booming across the lower compound. That’s not a crying baby, it's the sound of a...

August 26, 2022 by Sarah Bergsten

Conservation Research

Safari West Contributes to Turtle and Tortoise Study Challenging Evolutionary Theories of Aging Even though humans live longer lives compared to our historical counterparts, we cannot escape the inevitability of aging....

July 8, 2022 by Safari West Staff

New babies add hope to the critically endangered addax

We are excited to announce the birth of 2 new addax antelopes this year! Addaxes have been a part of Safari West since the beginning—our first herd of addaxes arrived...

June 10, 2022 by Mark Pressler

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