Category: Baby Animals

Conservation Success in the Sahara!

In April, Safari West welcomed two new baby scimitar-horned oryx to our herd! These births come at a time when this special antelope is in the global spotlight—recent successes in...

June 10, 2024 by Mark Pressler

Caregivers’ View of Otto’s First Year!

Erika Defer, our Assistant Animal Collections Manager, shared a few memories of milestones from Otto the Rhino's first year. We hope you enjoy following along and...

April 9, 2024 by Safari West Staff

Historic first-ever white rhino baby born at Safari West

Cute Baby Rhino Alert! Sound the (rhino) horns! Safari West is overjoyed to announce the birth of our first-ever Southern white rhino baby born to mother, Eesha, and father, Ongava. The calf...

April 4, 2023 by Safari West Staff

Rhino Pregnancy Announcement

Safari West is delighted to announce the pregnancy of our Southern white rhinoceros! This historic birth will be the first calf of Eesha, our female rhino, and the first rhinoceros...

March 31, 2023 by Mark Pressler

New Baby Giraffe Grace

Safari West welcomes its newest herd member, a giraffe girl born on October 30th! Her name is Grace, after our owner Peter Lang’s...

November 11, 2022 by Mark Pressler

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

Games On…Deebo is his name!

There is so much to be thankful for. Let us welcome Deebo the giraffe! On October 6th, Safari West welcomed a brand new baby giraffe born here on the Sonoma Serengeti....

November 17, 2021 by Safari West Staff

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