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Wolf Awareness Weekend

October 3 - 4, 2020
9:30AM - 4:00PM
Join the pack. Free with admission. Oct. 3-4

Howl with Delight

The Wolf Tale
(with a happy ending)
Saved from near-extinction, red wolves aren't just beautiful - they're an American icon. Meet ours, talk to their keepers and discover these graceful, loping animals with activities, enrichments and more.
Meet our wolves
Chat with keepers
Hands-on wolf fun 10am-4pm
Stay tuned for the schedule!
Saved from Extinction
But still needing our help.
By 1980, there were just 14 pure wolves in the wild, due to predator control and coyote interbreeding. Thanks to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium and other groups, this all-American animal was brought back from the brink of extinction.
Help Red Wolves

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