Zookeeper Report…Tigers at Play

Kya and Taj, sisters at play

  We thought it would be great to share a picture of our Bengal tigers, Kya and Taj at play.  Kya and Taj are sisters and came to us as cubs from World Wildlife Zoo in Phoenix, AZ!  As you can see they have adapted to our New England weather and enjoy playtime out in […]

Some Wonderful Pictures from Laura Vear

Southwick's Zoo, Chimps

Laura Vear – a long time advocate of Southwick’s Zoo and good friend, took some wonderful pictures and we would like to share them with you..  Some of these photos and more are on sale in the Purple Peacock Gift Shop. Copyrighted by Laura Vear, Bitteroot Photography 

K. Smith Learns About the Baby Tiger!


I love Southwick’s Zoo. I was lucky to visit on a special day where we learned about the baby tiger. It takes a lot of work to care for a tiger and we learned a lot about how important it is to protect our earth. Thank you Southwick’s Zoo and I can’t wait to visit […]

Zookeepers Report


The Tigers are really loving their Wading Pool in this hot weather!  The girls can be seen swimming or lounging by the waterfall/pool on the hot days!  Tigers are one of the few cats who love water!  Dan, our Hoofstock/Big Cats/ Reptile keeper reports that our Reticulated Python (longest snake in the world) has reached […]