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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

Conservation Corner: Looking Back, Moving Forward

It’s a festive time of year; a time of holidays and office parties, of family and feasting. The year’s end is a time for celebration, but also a time to...

December 9, 2016 by Jared Paddock

Conservation Corner: Stepping Back from Extinction

Of the many endangered species represented in the collection at Safari West, only one has the dubious distinction of carrying the label “Extinct in the Wild”. Most of our visitors...

March 5, 2016 by Jared Paddock

Safari Spotlight: The Scimitar Horned Oryx

Extinct. A very scary word. A word that brings up images of dinosaurs and dodo birds; animals and plants that were once but now no longer are. Extinct is a word...

November 1, 2015 by Jared Paddock