Species in the Sand
This summer, another sand sculpture rises on the lawn.
Species in the Sand, sculpted by Tacoma native Sue McGrew and her team, highlights endangered species that live right here at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium.
NEW: Come see our new sand tapir mom and calf!
Meet the species
How to help
Other endangered species in our sand sculpture (and Zoo) include axolotl, golden poison arrow frog and black-breasted leaf turtle, plus plants like the dawn redwood, monkey puzzle tree, Wollemi pine, tree echium and pitcher plant.
How can you help protect endangered species?