Long Island Game Farm’s Beloved Cougar Passes

Hudson Far Exceeded the Life Expectancy of His Wild Brethern

Long Island Game Farm (LIGF) owners and zookeepers said goodbye to Hudson, the park’s beloved cougar, on Sunday, January 30. At nearly 20 years of age, Hudson, considered one of stars of the zoo, died simply of old age and had lived well beyond the 13-year life span of a cougar. Continue reading “Long Island Game Farm’s Beloved Cougar Passes”

Newly Acquired Alpacas Join the Long Island Game Farm’s Family Just in Time for the Grand Opening

Pictured are a herd of alpacas that was acquired by the Long Island Game Farm and exhibited on the first day of the Game Farm’s 46th season on April 8.

Just in time for the grand opening of its 46th season on April 8, the Long Island Game Farm showed visitors its newly acquired alpacas as part of its expanding animal exhibit. The Game Farm received the animals from the Ceruti family of Shoreham, who have been longtime friends of the Game Farm. The Cerutis donated their backyard pet alpaca herd, consisting of Rosie and her yearling Robbie; Sophie and her yearling Rusty; Gracie and her yearling Zoe; and one female named Melanie. Continue reading “Newly Acquired Alpacas Join the Long Island Game Farm’s Family Just in Time for the Grand Opening”

Newly Acquired Alpacas Join the Long Island Game Farm’s Family Just in Time for the Grand Opening

Pictured are a herd of alpacas that was acquired by the Long Island Game Farm and exhibited on the first day of the Game Farm’s 46th season on April 8.

Just in time for the grand opening of its 46th season on April 8, the Long Island Game Farm showed visitors its newly acquired alpacas as part of its expanding animal exhibit. Continue reading “Newly Acquired Alpacas Join the Long Island Game Farm’s Family Just in Time for the Grand Opening”

Erik Callender Appears At Long Island Game Farm as Part of Fundraiser Day

Skype Session of Children from Madagascar and Reptile Show are Part of Event to Benefit Wildlife Kids Club International
On October 5, the Long Island Game Farm welcomed several visitors to enjoy a day of excitement, charity, and education with Erik Callender of Erik’s Reptile Edventures. The event helped raise money for Wildlife Kids Club International (WKCI), a non-profit organization founded by Mr. Callender. Continue reading “Erik Callender Appears At Long Island Game Farm as Part of Fundraiser Day”

The Long Island Game Farm Welcomes Three Baby American Blackbelly Sheep to Its Tight-Knit Family

Just over one month ago, the Long Island Game Farm – Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo welcomed two fluffy Blackbelly sheep into its enormous family—one female and one male. In addition, another female was born three weeks later! When the Game Farm finally opens its doors next month, visitors will be able to get a glimpse of all three for the very first time. Continue reading “The Long Island Game Farm Welcomes Three Baby American Blackbelly Sheep to Its Tight-Knit Family”

Retired Firefighter Builds Hammock for Long Island Game Farm’s Gibbons

Made From Used Fire Hose Donated by Local Company

The Long Island Game Farm recently received a hammock made out of a used fire hose that was created by a retired firefighter for the Game Farm’s gibbons. The gibbons, who are sisters, immediately started enjoying their new hammock once it was installed in their cage. Continue reading “Retired Firefighter Builds Hammock for Long Island Game Farm’s Gibbons”

Long Island Game Farm Staff and Visitors Gather to Celebrate Clifford the Giraffe’s Seventh Birthday!

On July 6, visitors to the Long Island Game Farm joined the Game Farm’s Vice President/Co-Owner, Melinda Novak, and Animal Lecturer Nicole Robinson to celebrate Clifford the giraffe’s seventh birthday. As part of the celebration, Clifford enjoyed his birthday “cake” as everyone sang to him “Happy Birthday.” After the celebration, Ms. Novak and Ms. Robinson answered questions from the visitors about Clifford. Continue reading “Long Island Game Farm Staff and Visitors Gather to Celebrate Clifford the Giraffe’s Seventh Birthday!”