• Mendon July 1, 2022 11:33 pm

    Dozens Rescued After Sky Ride Breaks Down at Zoo in Mendon, Mass.

    The Skyfari sky ride at Southwick’s Zoo in Mendon, Massachusetts, was stuck Friday afternoon, trapping dozens of people in the air. Betsey Brewer, one of the family owners at the zoo, said everything started when employees noticed a small oil leak and halted the ride as a precaution. “We decided it would be best if we stopped the ride...

  • baby animals August 9, 2021 2:37 pm

    A Big Baby: Zoo's Newborn Giraffe Stands 6 Feet Tall

    Southwick’s Zoo’s newest addition is a pretty big baby. Dolly the giraffe was born two weeks ago, and at 6 feet tall and 150 pounds, she’s the largest of her species ever to be born in the history of the Mendon zoo. The zoo says Dolly is being fed with a bottle because her mother was unable to produce...

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