Baby Giraffe Born at Southwick’s Zoo

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On Saturday January 11, 2014 we welcomed an amazing little female giraffe “Daisy” to the Southwick’s Zoo family.  However, right off our veterinarian realized that Daisy needed some immediate attention.  Her mother Dotty was not taking an interest in the 150 lb, 6 foot baby and she was getting lethargic and weak.  He made the […]

Zookeeper Report 6/22/13

peacock

You may have noticed our peacocks roaming around the zoo.  Many of our guests have commented “Your Peacock escaped the zoo!”  This is because they have free range on our entire zoo property including inside and outside the zoo!  They especially love to posture and display in the zoo parking lot first thing in the […]

Zookeeper Report 6/7/13

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.  […]

Zookeeper Michelle Reports

Capybaras!

We are very excited as Spring wraps up and Summer is just around the corner.  The capybara, the largest rodent in the world, are  fan favorites here at the zoo!  They are supposed to be moving in with the the Brazilian Tapirs this summer….however, we are still not sure if we will be moving them.  […]