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Bats, Bones, and Walking with the Dead

Halloween has always been a big deal here at Safari West, and this year may be the biggest yet. We’re really pulling out all the stops this time around and...

September 20, 2016 by Jared Paddock

Nail it for Rhinos!

We are extremely pleased to announce that Safari West is now home to a brand new chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers! The AAZK is a fantastic organization...

September 20, 2016 by Jared Paddock

Join us in Celebrating National Zoo Keeper Week!

The third week of July is National Zoo Keeper Week. This annual celebration of the hardworking professionals who make zoos, aquariums, and conservation preserves like Safari West possible takes place...

July 13, 2016 by Jared Paddock

Serengeti Dinners

At Safari West, every experience is an adventure! Whether you’re exploring our vast herds of African wildlife or tucking into a delicious dinner prepared over our custom-built barbecue pit, a...

July 13, 2016 by Jared Paddock

World Giraffe Day at Safari West

Remembering Suzie Just a few days ago Safari West said goodbye to one of our oldest residents. Suzie, a beautiful and petite giraffe passed away at the ripe age of 23. Suzie...

June 15, 2016 by Jared Paddock

Conservation Speaker Series

The Safari West Speaker Series is an ongoing part of the conservation mission here at Safari West. Throughout the year we invite scientists, conservationists, advocates, and experts of all kinds...

May 17, 2016 by Jared Paddock

Conservation Speaker Series in Full Swing

With the reopening of the Safari West tent camp, the Safari West Conservation Speaker Series is back in full swing. Just in the last month, our dinner guests have been...

April 19, 2016 by Jared Paddock

The Rite of Spring: Celebrate Earth Day with Safari West

Spring is finally here! As the rain showers come and go and greenery erupts across our hills, we look forward with excitement to the sunny season ahead. Spring is the...

April 19, 2016 by Jared Paddock

Spring is Here! Let’s Go Camping!

Winter is a strange and beautiful season here at Safari West. Everything slows down, calms down, grows a little quieter. The animals seem relaxed and tranquil as they cluster under...

March 5, 2016 by Jared Paddock