Welcome to the Wildlife Safari Blog where you can learn all about the behind the scenes activities that make the park work!
Wildlife Safari and the Ladies Auxiliary of Wildlife Safari are preparing to celebrate the grand opening of the Tiger Oasis, a major expansion to the park’s Sumatran tigers habitat. Sumatran tigers are critically endangered and the goal of the newly expanded habitat...
Carmen lives in the aviary section of the Wildlife Safari Village – come and meet her in person!
The primary job of keepers at Wildlife Safari is to ensure that all of our animals are happy and healthy. This requires a little extra effort on the part of the keepers. The key is to give the animals new things to interact with every single day. The public helps with...
Riya and Kemala are 4 year old sisters, that came to us 2 years ago from Texas. Sumatran tigers weigh in at about 200 lbs and are the smallest of the 5 subspecies, with Siberian tigers being the largest at 700 lbs. Tigers can live into their teens in captivity, but...
Meet Huckleberry, Wildlife Safari’s ambassador chicken.
People tend to think that training involves ridding an animal of its natural instincts in order to tame it. In fact, our training is just the opposite.
Happy New Year! Wildlife Safari hopes the new year brings you as much joy as this strawberry brings to badger!
As Christmas approaches, keepers wait in anticipation of giving our lion pride some wonderful holiday themed enrichment… Christmas trees!
Hibernation is a learned behavior, something they need to be taught, rather than instinct. This means that when orphan bears end up in captivity, it can be difficult to teach them to hibernate.
With faces like theirs, one of the biggest threats to them is the illegal pet trade. Other serious threats include poaching, trapping, over hunting, and the ever present habitat encroachment and destruction.