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Rhino Q&A

Rhino Q&A

Thank you to everyone who submitted questions! Is there something you’d like to know about us, rhinos in general, the zoo, or similar topics? Ask us on our Facebook page or in the comments below!   Do the rhinos have different personalities? Are there things...
Volunteer with EARTH at Southwick's Zoo

Volunteer with EARTH at Southwick's Zoo

We are now accepting applications for our volunteer/docent program! We’re looking for people who are passionate about animals and education to join our team of docents. Docents help enrich visitors’ experiences at Southwick’s Zoo by providing them...
Welcome to the Rhino Diaries!

Welcome to the Rhino Diaries!

Welcome to the first ever entry in the Rhino Diaries! Our names our Thelma and Louise. Our interests include hay, back scratches, and long walks. We should probably mention that we are also rhinos, more specifically white rhinos. We live at Southwick’s Zoo in Mendon,...
Halloween Enrichment

Halloween Enrichment

One of the education coordinators’ daily responsibilities is creating enrichment for our animals. This helps keep them active physically and mentally, and it encourage an animal’s natural behaviors. Enrichment can come in the form of new foods, unfamiliar...