Category: Goings on

What is enrichment?

Enrichment! What is it? The quick answer: novel stimulus. Behavioral enrichment comes from the understanding and acceptance that, for both pets at home and animals in zoos, these are animals that are...

June 10, 2024 by Mark Pressler

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

Good Morning America Wild Child 20% Special

Good Morning America visits Safari West! Safari West Promo Code: "GMAKIDS20" - Wild Kids 20% Off Promo Code: A unique promo code "GMAKIDS20" created specifically for the Good Morning America (GMA) audience. ...

May 24, 2024 by Safari West Staff

Lessons from Rhino Conservation

As we celebrate the first year of Otto’s life, I can’t help but think about young rhinos across the world. It’s no secret that rhinos are struggling in the wild—rhino...

April 24, 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

You OTTO know it’s my birthday!

Otto was born to proud parents, Eesha and Ongava on April 2nd, 2023. Named in honor of Peter Lang's father, Otto, our young rhinoceros holds a special place in the...

April 2, 2024 by Safari West Staff

Honoring Earth Day and Otto’s Inaugural Spring at Safari West!

Spring has finally sprung at Safari West, painting our landscape with vibrant hues and lively energy! As rain showers come and go, and greenery erupts across our hills, we eagerly...

March 17, 2024 by Safari West Staff

Safari West’s ‘Zen-Sational’ package!

Go Wild, Find Zen! Find Your Inner Calm and Save 10% on Classic Adult or Senior Tickets! Book Now use promo code: Zen10 for weekdays (Monday-Thursday) Discover your inner zen with a wild 10%...

November 16, 2023 by Safari West Staff

Join Our Safari West Team: Unleash Your Passion for Nature!

Are you an inquisitive outdoor adventurer with a deep love for wildlife and a desire to make a difference? Safari West invites you to be part of our team as...

November 14, 2023 by Safari West Staff