Giraffes, Giraffes, Giraffes

It has been a busy off season here at the zoo with the birth of 3 giraffes!

Daisy was born 1/11/14, Rocket born 2/19/14 and Maximus “Max” born 4/3/14!  All the calves are doing very well and are growing big and strong.  Hopefully we will be able to let the calves out into the outer yard for opening, but we do have to be careful of the weather and make sure it is nice and warm for their safety!

Reminder: Giraffe Encounters will begin in MAY (weekends only)

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Rocket was born February 19, 2014

Max born 4/3/14

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Zookeeper Report 6/7/13

Cheetahs have come to Southwick's Zoo

Cheetahs have come to Southwick’s Zoo

Cheetahs have come to Southwick’s Zoo!  Soon you will be able to meet Kate and Logan who are 1 1/2 yr old cheetahs who have come to us from another facility.  We are very excited to have them here and we are in the process of building an exhibit for them to be ready soon.  Cheetahs are amazing creatures and they are already here off exhibit waiting for their new home to be ready.  They are very even tempered animals and they are built for strength, speed and agility….and are incredibly beautiful!  We are so happy to have them as a new addition to the zoo!

New Additions to the Zoo!

Come and meet our new Family!  Two – toed sloths!  Now on exhibit is a family of three who we are so excited about!  They are located next to the chimpanzee habitat!  Sloths are amazing creatures who do everything upside down!

Meet Mom, Dad & Baby!

Meet Mom, Dad & Baby!