Animal Enrichment

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 […]