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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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

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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