ARCHIVED PRESS RELEASES

2011



December 30, 2011
“Stowaway” arctic fox euthanized at Woodland Park Zoo



December 14
, 2011
Evergreens and wrapped boxes deck the zoo for Winter Celebration



December 6
, 2011
New sloth bear to undergo quarantine exam. Conservation ambassador arrives for new, naturalistic exhibit  



December 5
, 2011
 Evergreens and wrapped boxes deck the zoo for the animals at Winter Celebration



December 3
, 2011
Zoo performs artificial insemination on elephant and remains committed to preserving elephants in the wild and in zoos



December 2, 2011
Zoo’s Draft Annual Plan for 2012 available for public review



November 30
, 2011
2012 Calendar of Events Released



November 22, 2011
Elephant predicts the WSU Cougars to win the Apple Cup Husky and Cougar fans get half off zoo admission through Nov. 27



November 17
, 2011
 
Zoo celebrates Apple Cup with admission discount for Husky and Cougar fans



November 10
, 2011
 
Zoo celebrates Apple Cup with admission discount for Husky and Cougar fans



November 8, 2011

Lion secured after getting into non-public service area of felines building



November 4
, 2011
  
Turkey Toss treats the zoo’s carnivores to turkey



October 28, 2011
 Happy 5th Birthday, Zoomazium! Celebrate five years of child’s play at Woodland Park Zoo with special weekend of birthday activities



October 28, 2011
New donkey Rrrrriiiicoooo and fellow animals to participate in a kicking exhibition to celebrate the Seattle Sounders FC playoff match



October 26, 2011
 Go behind the scenes at Woodland Park Zoo with Real Close tours this winter



October 24, 2011
Woodland Park Zoo receives $1 million toward new, naturalistic tiger exhibit from The Charles and Lisa Simonyi Fund for Arts and Sciences



October 21, 2011
Bid on a special experience the annual AAZK auction



October 11, 2011
Wolves and meerkats herald Pumpkin Bash and last weekend of Autumn Fest


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October 7, 2011
Endangered native frogs are released into wild


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October 6, 2011
Get a"mazed" for wildlife conservation with Woodland Park Zoo at Stocker Farms


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October 5, 2011
Pumpkin Bash and trick-or-treating wrap up Autumn Fest


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September 30, 2011
Autumn Fest featuring Pumpkin Bash comes to Woodland Park Zoo


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September 26, 2011
Woodland Park Zoo's 2011-12 fall and winter programs


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September 22, 2011
Final week for summer programs and elephant and giraffe feedings


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September 21, 2011
Zoo’s youngest African lion ambassador turns 2 with a special treat


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September 20, 2011
Zoo earns awards for education and sustainability programs


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September 19, 2011
Zoo hosts first Brew at the Zoo after-hours, beer-tasting event


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September 16, 2011
Endangered frogs to hop to the wild to help restore state populations


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September 15, 2011
Become "orang smart" at special weekend for orangutans


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September 7, 2011
New Quarters for Conservation program turns zoo visits into conservation action


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August 31, 2011
Learn how to create your own backyard habitat with zoo classes this fall


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August 23, 2011
Zoo honors military and service professionals with free zoo admission on Heroes Weekend, Sept. 10 – 11


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August 18, 2011
Fall Fecal Fest is around the corner
Enter your chance to buy Zoo Doo or Bedspread


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August 16, 2011
Zoo Hosts International Vulture Awareness Day
Event highlights nature's clean up crew: vultures!


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August 4, 2011
Snow Leopard Day Returns to Woodland Park Zoo


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August 2, 2011
The popular live Bear Cam returns and prickly porcupines are now on view


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August 1, 2011
The bears are back online! - Woodland Park Zoo's popular, live Bear Cam returns via Ustream -


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July 28, 2011
20/20: 20 turtles heading for the wild as backyard recovery project celebrates 20 years


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July 27, 2011
Take an after-hours tasting flight of NW wines at zoo adults-only event


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July 22, 2011
Regional turtle recovery project celebrates 20 years as zoo and biologists release endangered turtles to the wild
State proclaims "Western Pond Turtle Recovery Project 20-year Anniversary"


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July 21, 2011
Community reaches for the stars to support "Animal All-Stars!"
35th Annual Jungle Party exceeds goal and raises $1.5 million


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July 18, 2011
Shell out less to visit the zoo!
Celebrate 20 years of turtle conservation success in the Northwest with $5 off zoo admission, July 25 – 29


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July 15, 2011
Wanna grow up to be a zoo keeper? Meet a zoo keeper at National Zoo Keeper Week!


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July 14, 2011
Meet a zoo keeper at National Zoo Keeper Week


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July 13, 2011
BECU ZooTunes presented by Carter Subaru summer concert update: Brandi Carlile sells out second performance


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June 30, 2011
Zoo Closes Early on July 15 for Jungle Party Fundraiser


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June 30, 2011
Red, White & Zoo presented by Zookeeper and Columbia Pictures treats zoo animals to Fourth of July picnic


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June 24, 2011
It's snowing at the zoo with the hatching of a snowy owl chick


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June 16, 2011
Red, White & Zoo presented by Zookeeper and Columbia Pictures treats zoo animals to Fourth of July picnic


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June 16, 2011
Ride green and save green
Zoo offers free Eastside shuttle service, admission discount for transit riders


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June 14, 2011
BECU ZooTunes presented by Carter Subaru summer concert update: Lucinda Williams and The Go-Go’s concerts sold out


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June 9, 2011
Zoo performs artificial insemination on elephant with goal of preserving Asian elephants in the wild and in zoos


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June 8, 2011
See the inner workings of the zoo with new Real Close tours


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June 1, 2011
Grizzly bear sightings reported at campsite: Bear ecologist Chris Morgan guest stars at Bear Affair & Big Howl for Wolves presented by Brown Bear Car Wash


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May 31, 2011
ZooTunes Update: k.d. lang Concert is Sold Out


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May 27, 2011
Suit against city, zoo thrown out


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May 23, 2011
Bear ecologist Chris Morgan joins Bear Affair & Big Howl for Wolves presented by Brown Bear Car Wash


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May 19, 2011
Zoo loses Steller's sea eagle to injury


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May 19, 2011
Kaa gets the pick as the name for zoo's new python


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May 19, 2011
Second Brandi Carlile concert added to BECU ZooTunes presented by Carter Subarau after record-setting sell-out


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May 17, 2011
Cast Your Vote to Name Zoo's New Python


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May 13, 2011
Take an after-hours tasting flight of NW wines at zoo adults-only event


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May 11, 2011
Zoo Gets a Big New Squeeze: A Reticulated Python


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May 6, 2011
BECU ZooTunes presented by Carter Subaru Summer Concert Series Returns - Brandi Carlile concert sold out, The Be Good Tanyas added on Aug. 17


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May 4, 2011
Ocelot Kitten Ready for her Official Debut


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May 3, 2011
Mom & Me at the Zoo Gives Moms Half Price Admission


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April 29, 2011
BECU ZooTunes presented by Carter Subaru Summer Concert Series Returns


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April 25, 2011
Zoo's "Dinosaurs. Real Close." summer exhibit opens this weekend


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April 22, 2011
Zoo announces new Vice President of Field Conservation


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April 21, 2011
Dinosaurs are here: Sneak Peek for Media


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April 21, 2011
Zoo Summer Season Kicks off with Free Carousel Weekend and "Dinosaurs. Real Close." Exhibit Opening


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April 18, 2011
Mom & Me at the Zoo gives moms half price admission and a day of fun and memories


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April 15, 2011
Eco-friendly Zoo Special Reserve Coffee Available Now at Caffe Vita


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April 13, 2011
Take a guided Early Morning Birdwalk and discover wild, migratory birds at the zoo


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April 8, 2011
Bunny Bounce and Easter treats for the animals


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April 8, 2011
Spring rings in with howls from a pack of new yearling wolves


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April 6, 2011
Summer happenings at the zoo


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March 29, 2011
Juvenile snow leopard heading to Kansas


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March 29, 2011
Photo Op: Dinosaurs arriving at Woodland Park Zoo


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March 25, 2011
Dinos roar into Woodland Park Zoo


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March 18, 2011
Ocelot kitten gets a check-up


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March 17, 2011
Zoo's west entrance receives LEED Gold certification


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March 14, 2011
Zoo's commitment to elephant conservation continues with artificial insemination


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March 10, 2011
Zoo receives $4 million challenge gift to build new tiger exhibit


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March 3, 2011
Zoo announces new Vice President of Business Development and Finance


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February 25, 2011
Spring Fecal Fest Begins March 1


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February 24, 2011
Wear Green for Field Conservation Week


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February 18, 2011
Tail sighting of baby wallaroo (a joey)


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February 11, 2011
New spots and stripes at zoo - rare ocelot is born


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February 10, 2011
Photo Op: Valentine's Day treats for the animals


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February 10, 2011
Rose pruning demonstration at Woodland Park Rose Garden


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February 8, 2011
Zoo announces new Vice President of Education


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February 7, 2011
Heavenly tasting ice hearts for river otters


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February 4, 2011
Learn how to create your own backyard habitat with series of zoo classes this spring


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January 27, 2011
Valentine's Day treats for zoo animals


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January 27, 2011
From Mountain Gorillas to Mountains of the West: A Conservation Journey


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January 24, 2011
Photo Op: Solar Panel Installation on Historic Carousel


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January 14, 2011
Zoo teams with Seattle City Light to install solar panels on historic carousel


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January 14, 2011
Woodland Park Zoo 2011 Calendar of Events


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January 12, 2011
New sea eagles become newest members of Seahawks 12th Man

 

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