24 Aug 2016

Baby White Rhino "Sawyer" Turns 1!

Natural Bridge, VA – August 24th  It's been one year since the Virginia Safari Park welcomed its first baby white rhinoceros, a monumental birth for a critically endangered species. The healthy baby boy was born after a 16-month pregnancy to “Samira” a 6 year-old female. Baby Sawyer weighed about 100 pounds at birth and has gained weight steadily. His zookeepers estimate he weighs roughly 875 pounds today, which is still relatively small compared to the weights of adult females like his mother, Samira, who weigh roughly 3,000 to 4,000 pounds and adult males that can weigh up to 5,000 pounds.
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29 Jun 2016

Meet the new Timber Wolf cubs!

Meet the new Timber Wolf cubs!

Born 4/11/16 - Keeba (male), Sakari (female). 
Did you know Timber wolves, also known as the Gray wolves, come in a variety of colors including white, grey, gold, red, or even black.

The cubs will be on display starting Saturday, July 2nd!

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20 Nov 2015

Virginia Safari Park Welcomes 2nd Baby Rhino This Year!


Natural Bridge, VA – November 18th The Virginia Safari Park, a ZAA accredited facility, welcomed another baby white rhinoceros on October 29th.  The baby rhino named, “Khaleesi” is the second white rhino to be born this year at Virginia Safari Park, which marks a major milestone in the Safari Park’s rhino conservation goals.

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17 Sep 2015

Virginia Safari Park Welcomes Baby White Rhino!

Natural Bridge, VA – September 17th The Virginia Safari Park, a ZAA accredited facility,welcomed its first baby white rhinoceros on August 24th. The healthy baby boy was born after a 16-month pregnancy to “Samira” a 6 year-old female imported by the Safari Park in 2011. The father, “Leroy” is a 13 year-old  male which came to the Park in 2013 from the Center for Conservation of Tropical Ungulates (CCTU), a breeding sanctuary in Florida.

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