Category: News

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

One Way to Help Save a Species: Milk a Tiger

Gail Hedberg Makes a Splash Safari West Wildlife Foundation board member Gail Hedberg is in the news! Alongside her role with our partner foundation, Gail is also a neonatal animal care...

January 25, 2019 by Jared Paddock

Saving The Sonoma Serengeti

For twenty-five years, Safari West has been a haven for exotic wildlife in Sonoma County. Over the decade's thousands of incredible and often endangered animals have thrived and reproduced in...

October 8, 2018 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

The Plight of the Monarch

Safari West's Monarch Butterfly Program Enters it's Fourth Season Safari West, long known for its herds of African mammals and flocks of exotic birds, has a long history of conservation work....

May 21, 2018 by Jared Paddock

We took 4th place in the USA TODAY 10Best Safari Parks

Each year, USA TODAY asks their readers to vote for the best wildlife preserve in the country. This year, Safari West was honored to find itself in the running. We...

May 8, 2018 by Jared Paddock

Safari West founder Peter Lang receives the 2018 American Red Cross Animal Rescue Hero Award

As the Tubb's Fire raged toward Safari West, Peter found he couldn't leave his preserve undefended. Thanks to his fight to save nearly a thousand animals with little more a...

May 3, 2018 by Jared Paddock

Farewell to our Beloved Thula

We at Safari West are sad to announce the passing of one of the founding animals in our cheetah program: Thula. Thula and her sister Gijima were born in August...

March 6, 2018 by Jared Paddock

Desmond and Foxy

Conservation Heroes! Our mission, here at Safari West, is to introduce our guests to the wonders of wildlife. We want to entertain the curious crowds that come through our gates, but...

January 15, 2018 by Jared Paddock