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HoliZOOday Online Auction

November 28, 2022 - December 9, 2022
Bid online to find the perfect gift. Supports The Zoo Society. Nov. 28 - Dec. 9

Cyber Auction

Holiday shopping just got easier.
(Supporting wildlife, too.)
Celebrate the holidays with The Zoo Society! Join our cyber sale and bid on a variety of auction items, gift cards, and experiences. You'll find the perfect gifts for friends and family while helping protect the Earth's resources.
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More Zoo Stories

Walrus Lakina Gets A Protective Tusk Crown

Lakina, our new female walrus, wears custom-made crowns to help protect her two tusks. Lakina did an excellent job holding still long enough for one of her crowns to be reattached after it came off during her journey from Quebec. Walruses in human care often receive metal crowns to protect their growing tusks – similar … Continued

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New Walruses Arrive

They were born just weeks apart six years ago and have been closely bonded ever since. And now, the two young walruses have moved together from Aquarium du Québec to their new home at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. Male walrus Balzak (pronounced bell’-zik) and female walrus Lakina (pronounced la-kee’-na) arrived in Tacoma, Wash. yesterday, … Continued

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Treat your pet for the holidays!

Inspired to give your own pet an enriching treat these holidays? “Enrichments are a big part of caring for an animal,” explains Sara Mattison, staff biologist at the Wild Wonders Outdoor Theater and chair of the Enrichment Committee at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. “They give mental and physical stimulation, and encourage natural behaviors that … Continued

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