Wildlife Safari Welcomes Two Marmosets

WINSTON, Ore. — Wildlife Safari welcomed two new animals to the safari village. It says two Geoffroy’s Marmosets have joined the family. Ganda, a 2-year-old female, and Hercules, a 3-year-old male, came from two different zoos, but now call Winston home. Geoffroy’s Marmoset are originally from southeast Brazil. They normally live in lowland forests eating … Continue reading »

Interview: Wildlife Safari’s New Exhibit

EUGENE, Ore. — Wildlife Safari is a popular summer destination. This summer it’s offering camps for kids and families, and a big attraction so big that elephants can enjoy. Leila Goulet and Tena Lammers joined us on KEZI 9 News Midday to talk about the grand opening event for the new elephant water hole. They … Continue reading »

Interview: Wildlife Safari Porcupine

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s always a great day when our friends from Wildlife Safari drop by the KEZI 9 studios. This morning they brought along a “prickly” companion, and talked about their overnight safari adventure camp!

Cheetah Visits Cesar Chavez Elementary

EUGENE, Ore. — Cheetah pride has a whole new meaning at Cesar Chavez Elementary School. The school’s mascot came to life during an assembly Thursday morning. Two-year-old Khayam is an ambassador cheetah at the Wildlife Safari in Winston. Caretakers take the 96-pound cheetah on tour with them as part of their education program, and it’s … Continue reading »

A Cheetah Cub’s Chance at Life

WNSTON, Ore. — Another mark that spring has sprung! There’s a new baby cheetah at Wildlife Safari in Winston. But it wasn’t an easy delivery process. KEZI 9 News reporter Jessica Debbas shows us how caretakers had to intervene to give this cub a chance at life.

Wildlife Safari Cheetah

EUGENE, Ore. – Khayam, a cheetah from Wildlife Safari, stopped by the KEZI 9 News studio Monday. Wildlife Safari is offering one adult drive through certificate, one child drive through certificate and a “feed me” cup every morning. Just tune in to KEZI 9 News this Morning at 6 a.m. and 6:30 a.m.

Animal Park Prepares for Cold Weather

WINSTON, Ore. — Wildlife Safari tenants are preparing for the chilly temperatures and snow to come. Staff members say Thursday was much colder than normal. With frost still on the ground at noon, most of the animals were kept indoors until the early afternoon. While many of the animals adjust to the changes in weather … Continue reading »

New Cheetah Cubs at Wildlife Safari

WINSTON, Ore. — Wildlife Safari announced the birth of the first cheetah cubs born in the western United States in 2013. The two cubs were born Thursday night and have been monitored by staff on a 24 hour basis. Both cubs are active and nursing off their first time mom, Moonfire, who was born at … Continue reading »

Lion Cubs Arrive in Winston

WINSTON, Ore. — Two new lion cubs have arrived at Wildlife Safari in Winston. The two brothers, Tsavo and Enzi, will celebrate their first birthday on June 24. The cubs’ parents were given as gifts to the Sheik of Qatar. Their mother died giving birth to the two cubs, and the Shiek raised them until they grew … Continue reading »

Wildlife Safari’s New Addition

WINSTON, Ore. — More than two years after one of Wildlife Safari’s elephants passed away, the herd is back to three. Tava made the move to Winston from Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in California last week. She’s been settling in and getting to know George and Alice, the safari’s other elephants. So Saturday will be … Continue reading »

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