2017 Rhino Encounters

Meet Southwick’s Zoo’s rhinos, Thelma and Louise! Registration is now available for April and May 2017 Rhino Encounters (additional dates for the summer will be added soon). This program offers participants the opportunity to get close to and touch the two white rhinos found at Southwick’s while they help support…

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Elf at the Zoo

Our resident elf Buck has returned and he brought along his pal Bambi! The pair will be meeting with many of the animals we care for in the EARTH Discovery Center as well as the other animals found in Southwick’s Zoo while they learn about what our educators and the…

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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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