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News

Category: Press Releases

Lion Country Safari Welcomes Baby Zebra

On Sunday, October 16th, 2022, Lion Country Safari welcomed a baby Plains zebra to its herd. The foal and mom are visible to guests from their cars in the Hwange section of the safari, along with the rest of the zebra herd. Lion Country Safari is home to largest herd of zebra on record in the United States with nearly 60 zebras under its care.   Zebras give birth to one foal weighing 55 – 88 pounds (25-40 kg) after a gestation period of 11 to 13 months. Foals are born with soft, ... Read More
Posted by Haley Passeser at 16 November 2022

Baby Boom: Third Rare Rhino Born at Lion Country Safari in Less than a Year

  West Palm Beach, FL – Lion Country Safari welcomed a female Southern White Rhinoceros calf to its herd on August 6th, 2022, the third calf born at the park in less than a year. She is a significant contribution to the White Rhinoceros Species Survival Plan, a national collaboration to save the imperiled species from extinction. Both the calf and mom are spending quality time bonding together in a maternity area, and will be visible to guests from their cars in the drive-through ... Read More
Posted by Haley Passeser at 11 August 2022

Lion Country Safari Celebrates World Lion Day

Lion Country Safari is hosting an event in honor of World Lion Day on August 8th, 2022, from 11:00AM to 3:00PM. This year’s event will feature crafts, educational displays, a raffle, and special VIP tours (limited space) that guests can participate in for an additional fee, which will be donated to lion conservation.   World Lion Day is a celebration of lions and an opportunity to raise awareness about the vital need for worldwide participation in their protection and conservatio... Read More
Posted by Haley Passeser

Lion Country Safari Ranked in “10 Best Safari Parks” by USA Today

Lion Country Safari ranked 5th among the top 10 safari parks in the United States by the USA Today’s “10Best” Readers' Choice contest. Ranked by popular vote, supporters chose from 20 of the top nominated wildlife parks selected by experts in the zoo and travel field. Lion Country Safari is the only park in Florida to be named among the top 10 safari parks and has earned a spot on the list five years in a row.   The list, released on June 3rd, 2022, on 10best.com,... Read More
Posted by Haley Passeser

Lion Country Safari, Zoo Miami, and Cox Science Center to offer popular Summer Savings Pass for 2022

Lion Country Safari, Zoo Miami and Cox Science Center and Aquarium will be offering a ‘Summer Savings Pass’ for the twelfth year in a row. The Summer Savings Pass will give pass holders unlimited admission to all three attractions throughout the summer!   The Summer Savings Pass will be available for purchase at each of the participating parks beginning on May 27, 2022 and will be valid for admission to each of the attractions until August 31, 2022. Lion Country Safari, Zoo... Read More
Posted by Haley Passeser

Lion Country Safari Welcomes New Baby Zebra to Largest Herd in the Country

On Friday, May 6th, 2022, Lion Country Safari welcomed a male baby Plains zebra to its herd. The foal and mom are spending quality time together and are visible to guests from their cars in the Hwange section of the safari, along with the rest of the zebra herd. Lion Country Safari is home to largest herd of zebra on record in the United States with nearly 60 zebra under its care. Plains zebra are listed as Near Threatened with a decreasing population by the International Union for Conservat... Read More
Posted by Haley Passeser

Lion Country Safari Earns AZA Accreditation

Lion Country Safari Earns AZA Accreditation   Lion Country Safari announced today that it was again granted accreditation by the Association of Zoos and Aquarium’s independent Accreditation Commission.   “We are honored to be accredited by the AZA, representing the leading zoological institutions in the Country, meeting their high standards of animal care and welfare,” stated Marc Unterhalter, CEO at Lion Country Safari. “The accreditation of our facility... Read More
Posted by Haley Passeser

Rare Chimpanzee Born on Safari

Rare Baby Chimpanzee Born at Lion Country Safari   WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Lion Country Safari welcomed a baby chimpanzee to its troop on Dec. 30, the first born at the facility in over 16 years and the only one born in 2021 at an AZA-accredited zoological park. The baby is making his debut on the island habitats in the preserve, and guests driving through the safari may see him clinging to mom.   This baby is a significant part of chimpanzee conservation, contributing to ... Read More
Posted by Haley Passeser

Second Rare Rhino Born at Lion Country Safari in 2021 Bolsters Conservation Efforts

West Palm Beach, FL – It’s another big baby – and he is a big deal!   Lion Country Safari welcomed a male Southern White Rhinoceros calf to its herd on November 17th, 2021, the second calf born at the park this year. He is a significant contribution to the White Rhinoceros Species Survival Plan, a national collaboration to save the imperiled species from extinction. Both the calf, named Josh, and mom are spending some quality time bonding together in a maternity area,... Read More
Posted by Haley Passeser at 24 November 2021

Rare Baby Rhino Born on World Rhino Day at Lion Country Safari!

West Palm Beach, FL – In a very special celebration on World Rhino Day, Lion Country Safari welcomed a female Southern White Rhinoceros calf to its herd on Sept. 22, 2021.   This big baby is also a very big deal in the conservation world. She is a significant new part of the White Rhinoceros Species Survival Plan, a national collaboration to save this imperiled species from extinction. In celebration of the birth and in honor of World Rhino Day, Lion Country Safari is making a do... Read More
Posted by Haley Passeser at 27 September 2021