Halloween Enrichment

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One of the education coordinators’ daily responsibilities is creating enrichment for our animals. This helps keep them active physically and mentally, and it encourage an animal’s natural behaviors. Enrichment can come in the form of new foods, unfamiliar scents, puzzle toys, and even new changes to their environment. We decided…

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ZooMobile Contest Winners

Thank you to everyone who entered our ZooMobile contest! Winners will be notified by email to schedule the presentation. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to learn about future contests! Winners of the 2015 Win a ZooMobile for Your Classroom contest Bernon Heights Elementary School, 3rd grade…

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Winos for Rhinos!

Save rhinos while you sample South African wine! Winos for Rhinos is coming up on Saturday, September 26 at Southwick’s Zoo. This 21+ event runs from 5pm-8pm and features a wine tasting presented by Indaba Wines and a special presentation from the International Rhino Foundation’s Executive Director Dr. Susie Ellis.…

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EARTH Awareness Day 2015

Visit Southwick’s Zoo on Saturday August 1st for a day of learning and family fun! EARTH Awareness Day (always the 1st Saturday in August) is used to help promote conservation issues through special presentations, guests, and displays. Activities are included with the zoo’s normal admission rates and this event is…

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