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Animal Corner – Common Marmoset Monkey

Ever seen monkeys that look like they have cotton around their ears? Those are the common marmoset monkeys! They grow these cotton tufts around their ears as they age. As for their age, they can live up to twelve years. Their diet consists of a variety of fruits, tree saps, bird eggs, insects, and other small animals.  While common marmoset monkeys are not as small as pygmy marmosets – which…

Giraffe Barn Coming Soon

Ever wanted to visit the giraffes year-round, even during the winter? We are hard at work at making that a reality with our new giraffe barn! It will allow you to visit and feed the giraffes all year long, even when the weather is pretty cold outside. Until the official opening, here is an exclusive look at the barn as we put the final touches on it.

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Animal Corner – The Arctic Wolf

Have you wondered how animals survive in the harsh environments, like in the Arctic? Today we’re going to talk about the Arctic wolf, who has adapted to live in one of the harshest climates on earth. The Arctic wolf lives in the Arctic Circle, where it is freezing or below freezing all of the time. Pretty intense, huh! How do they do it? They put on a special winter coat…

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Military & First Responder Appreciation Month

This Friday, November 1st, Military & First Responder Appreciation Month begins right here at Wild Animal Safari! Simply by bringing a valid ID, members of the military, first responders, and their guests can purchase tickets at the gate for only $14.95. Yes, you read that right – the special discounted rate extends to their guests too! The offer is good at the park all month long, including Thanksgiving! We are…

Brahman

Brahman cattle are known for the hump on their backs. The hump helps them store water, which helps them survive during hot conditions. They can grow to weigh over 2,000 pounds, which is still only among the middle of the pack among cattle in the United States.

Lion

Lions are known as the king of the jungle, but most of them live in grasslands or savannahs. They live in groups of about 30, and these groups are called prides. The females do most of the hunting, bringing food back to the pride for everyone to eat.