THIS IS HOW WE ZOO

Zoo Highlights

NOTE: Zoo closes early at 2:00 p.m. on July 20, 2018 for a private fundraiser

 

EVENING ZOO



July 19, July 26 and August 1

Open until 8:30 p.m.


Make it a date night or a special evening for the whole family by experiencing Woodland Park Zoo after hours at the new Evening Zoo. Enjoy magical encounters with animals, ambassador animal presentations, animal keeper talks, storytelling, and discovery stations with cool biofacts and nature-inspired activities. An assortment of food and beverages will be available for purchase and a beer and wine garden will be on the North Meadow for guests 21 and over (valid ID is required for entry). Evening Zoo is presented by Seattle’s own CW 11.

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ZOOTUNES



SEE CONCERTS. SAVE ANIMALS.


BECU ZooTunes presented by Carter Subaru is back for another season of outdoor concerts, a Seattle summer tradition celebrating more than 30 years. Enjoy live music performances from today's top talent in rock, folk, soul and blues performing against one of Seattle's most beautiful outdoor backdrops: Woodland Park Zoo's picturesque North Meadow.

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ASSAM RHINO RESERVE



#RHINOLOOKOUT

Open Now!


Meet the greater one-horned rhinoceros, one of the world’s most iconic symbols of illegal wildlife trade. Worth more than the sum of its parts, the rhino is making a comeback thanks to conservation heroes who are putting a stop to trafficking.

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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTO ARK



PHOTOGRAPHY OUTDOOR EXHIBIT

April 20 – October 7, 2018


Led by National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore, the National Geographic Photo Ark project aims to document every species living in the world’s zoos and wildlife sanctuaries. Open your eyes to the beauty and wonder we can #SaveTogether as you take in 56 stunning animal portraits displayed across Woodland Park Zoo. Free with zoo admission or membership.

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Your support is a
FORCE FOR NATURE

500% population increase of endangered Washington turtles, back from brink of extinction

2.2 million acres of habitat protected with global conservation partners

909,000 pounds of waste kept out of landfills annually through composting

Let’s do more together

 

“Being an amphibian monitor was an amazing opportunity for me to go out into nature to collect the very data that will be used to protect the ecosystems I want to see conserved!”

Sophie Yasuda, ZooCorps teen volunteer and amphibian Monitoring Citizen Science participant

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Saving Species Spotlight: FIGHTING TO SAVE ORANGUTANS

IN THE WILD

To save orangutan habitat, we partner to bring forest-friendly income to local communities.

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AT THE ZOO

Get to know the critically endangered orangutans who call Woodland Park Zoo home.

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