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Zip Wild is Now a Whole Lot Wilder

July 1, 2013

A full-out, full-on challenge course interspersed with zip lines opened Memorial Day weekend at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park. It’s called Sen... Read More
Sea Otter Homer Humanely Euthanized

July 1, 2013

Veterinarians at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium humanely euthanized Homer, a 25-year-old Northern sea otter, Monday after an exam showed severe... Read More
Zoobilee Online Auction Features One-of-a-Kind Items

July 1, 2013

It’s that glorious Zoobilee time of year, and The Zoo Society has a slate of fabulous one-of-a-kind auction items now available for online bi... Read More
Newborn Harbor Seal Pups on Exhibit

July 1, 2013

Two Pacific harbor seal pups made their public debut June 20, their mothers ushering them out into the main seal pool at Point Defiance Zoo & A... Read More
July's Featured Volunteers - Zoo Guides

July 1, 2013

Volunteers play a vital role at Metro Parks Tacoma, working alongside staff members, other volunteers and the global community to jointly achie... Read More
Pub Run Series Continues with Run to the Top 5k

July 1, 2013

Run to the Top at 7 pm on July 13 has been called Tacoma's toughest, most gritty, most hilly 5k, and runners and walker of all types will love ever... Read More
Rare Clouded Leopard Cub to make Public Debut

July 1, 2013

An endangered clouded leopard cub made his public debut at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium on June 15. The now 4.5-pound cub... Read More
Plants Get Their Day in the Sun on July 6

July 1, 2013

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium is a great place to come and see endangered animals, but did you ever notice that it’s also a wonderful sit... Read More
Summer Hours at Attractions

July 1, 2013

New Hours at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium and Northwest Trek Wildlife Park Enjoy more daylight, more time to enjoy the animals and act... Read More
Five Orphaned Fox Kits Find a New Home

July 1, 2013

Five orphaned fox kits are settling into their new home at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park following their rescue by wildlife officials in Idaho.... Read More

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