The Importance of Shark Conservation
Preserving our Oceans to Protect our Future What are sharks? Sharks are cold blooded fish that have lived in the oceans for at least 400 million years. There is a lot we do not know about sharks. Researching animal life underwater is very difficult but we do know that if the protection of their species […]
Encouraging Play & Good Health! Over 10,000 enrichment items were used this year at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. Those items can range from throwing a meatball to providing toys in the exhibit that encourage natural animal behavior. Being able to provide these enriching items to the animals plays a vital part in their animal […]
Our Kiosk is Open!
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium Members’ Night 6/16/22 If you missed us at the last PDZA Members Access Night, don’t worry, we will have our newly painted kiosk open on the next two – July 21st & August 18th 6PM-7PM. Stop by to say Hi, learn more about who we are, and how we provide […]
A Field trip to the Zoo: The first visit for many local students
__ “It’s a beautiful day!” said Roosevelt Elementary kindergarten teacher Melissa Pick. After a spring downpour the day before, teachers, chaperones, and the 114 students alike were delighted for a sunny, dry day for a field trip to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. Plus, it was the first visit to the zoo for many of […]