San Diego Wild Animal Park

THE CAT’S MEOW: CHEETAH CUB OPEN HIS EYES AT SAN DIEGO ZOO SAFARI PARK

 

November 24, 2010 (San Pasqual Valley)--Kiburi, a 10-day-old cheetah cub, opened his eyes today (Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010) at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Animal Care Center. He took in the world, gobbled down a bottle, played for a little while, and then went back fast asleep in the window of the nursery. 

SPECIAL DELIVERY ON VALENTINE’S DAY: BABY ELEPHANT BIRTH AT SAN DIEGO ZOO’S WILD ANIMAL PARK SURPRISES CAMPERS

 

February 15, 2010 (San Pasqual) -- It was a wild stay for campers at the San Diego Zoo’s Wild Animal Park over the weekend. On Valentine’s morning, they were awakened by festive trumpeting of the park’s African elephant herd at around 2 a.m. when a calf was born.

WILD HOLIDAYS AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO’S WILD ANIMAL PARK

 

December 20,2009 (Escondido) – Want to create a gift for a lion, elephant, vulture or meerkat? The San Diego Zoo’s Wild Animal Park is hosting enrichment days for guests to view animals playing with hand-painted boxes, popcorn-stuffed bags, insect-filled tubes and more. You can even create your own meerkat maze, paint a lion toy, or prepare a taco for an elephant with hay and food pellets.

FREEBIE ALERT! CALLING ALL KIDS--FREE ADMISSION TO SAN DIEGO ZOO & WILD ANIMAL PARK IN OCTOBER

 

KIDS FREE DAYS for children 11 years old and younger has been expanded and is now available all during the month of October. Everybody loves our World famous Zoo; now’s the time to enjoy the cooler weather as you learn more about animals and conservation. Come check out two fun, new play areas at the ZOO, and experience “Radical Reptiles” at the Discovery Station in the Wild Animal Park at San Pasqual.

DINO MOUNTAIN ROARS TO LIFE AT THE SAN DIEGO ZOO'S WILD ANIMAL PARK

Story by Marisa Kezirian Photo by Ken Bohn, San Diego Zoo

 

May 31, 2009 2009 (Escondido)--For a limited time this summer, the San Diego Zoo’s Wild Animal Park offers its exceptional exhibit, Dino Mountain. The mechanical robotic dinosaurs come to life and give viewers a true life experience of being up close and personal with some of the most amazing creatures of all time.

 

FLIGHT OF FANCY: NEW ZIPLINE RIDE OFFERS BIRDS-EYE VIEWS OF WILD ANIMAL PARK

By Marisa Kezirian

Editor’s Note: In our quest to bring you the best of everything east of I-15, we sent ECM intern Marisa Kezirian on a fledgling flight to review San Diego Wild Animal Park’s new zip-line ride, which benefits the Park’s program to preserve endangered California condors. It’s a tough job, but somebody’s got to do it!

June 1, 2009 (Escondido)—Looking for adventure? Flightline, at the San Diego Zoo’s Wild Animal Park, provides visitors with a great new zip-line experience, as you soar over the park like a bird.

SOAR LIKE A CONDOR AT SAN DIEGO ZOO'S WILD ANIMAL PARK—AND HELP SAVE THE ENDANGERED BIRDS

By Miriam Raftery May 1, 2009 (San Pasqual)—Ever wonder what it’s like to soar above wildlife for a birds-eye view? Now you can find out firsthand. Flightline, the new zip-line adventure at San Diego Zoo's Wild Animal Park, is now open.

Flightline takes guests on a ride for 2/3 of a mile starting at 400 feet above Asian and African animal exhibits. The ride allows riders to mimic the experience of a bird in flight and reach speeds of up to 47 miles per hour. The Park's Flightline is one of the longest zip lines in North America.