Thank You to 2016 Rhino Encounter Participants!


Thank you to everyone who participated in rhino encounters during the 2016 season! This year we raised $15,120, and all proceeds have been donated to Project Rhino KZN. This grassroots organization is working directly with communities in KwaZulu-Natal to help protect South African rhinos from the threat of poaching. Now…

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EARTH Movie Night: Bag It


Wednesday, July 27 7:00pm-9:00pm at Southwick’s Zoo EARTH Members: Free Non-Members: $5 (at the door) Is your life too plastic? This is the question explored by the documentary Bag It. 60,000 single-use plastic bags are used and thrown away every 5 minutes here in the United States. Have you ever…

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Rhino Diaries: Thank you Ranger

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Hello Friends! Everyone knows that we have a wonderful life at Southwick’s Zoo! But it was not easy for us before Southwick’s became our new home. We used to live on a wildlife preserve in South Africa, but rhino poaching was a big issue. We had to be careful and…

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