Category: Goings on

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 20% on Classic Adult Tickets! Book Now use promo code: Zen20 for weekends in January (Friday-Sunday) Discover your inner zen with a wild 20%...

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

Nonprofit veterinary dentists visit Safari West!

Learn about the team of veterinary dentists that visited Safari West to provide dental care for our male Patas Monkey Maurice, as well as a few other...

September 19, 2023 by Mark Pressler

Community Shoutout: International Bird Rescue

We stand in a loose half-circle around the open door of a carrier crate that was probably designed for a large dog. It is a beautiful, sunny day in the...

September 6, 2023 by Mark Pressler

It is National Zookeeper Week!

We are so lucky to have a dedicated group of animal caregivers that work endlessly to provide the best possible lives for the animals that call Safari West home. Through...

July 21, 2023 by Mark Pressler

Canada Goose: Friend or Foe?

The Canada goose is a well-known presence across Sonoma County, and often has a poor reputation on golf courses and in parks. But is there more to this assertive bird...

June 8, 2023 by Mark Pressler