WINSTON, Ore. — There’s been a medical breakthrough at Wildlife Safari in Winston. Staff members say they’ve performed a trans-cervical artificial insemination–the first successful one in history. Wildlife Safari says there are fewer than 10,000 cheetahs left, and they’re considered very difficult to breed. But after two years of working with Oregon State University and … Continue reading »
WINSTON, Ore. — Halloween is right around the corner and the Wildlife Safari is getting ready for its annual Zoobilee. Besides getting to check out the safari’s newest additions, including two marmosets, visitors can play games, visit different booths, and even see some special Halloween themed shows. “It’s called Dr. Frankenstein and the Superspecies Serum. … Continue reading »
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 »
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 »
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!
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 »
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.
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.
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 »
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 »