Press Room

Find recent press releases and submit media inquiries.



Media requests for interviews, information or images, or requests to be added to Woodland Park Zoo's media distribution list, should be arranged through Woodland Park Zoo Public Relations:

Gigi Allianic
Senior Public Relations & Communications Manager


Official Interviews - Media representatives only

For interview arrangements, please call Woodland Park Zoo’s media line at 206.548.2550 during weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (PST). The media line ensures that the PR Department receives your call. On weekends, please call the zoo’s business line at 206.548.2500 during regular zoo hours. Staff can locate public relations or other appropriate staff as needed.

Press Materials

To receive hard copies of press kits and/or other information, please call the zoo’s media line at 206.548.2550 or email

Recent Press Kits

Butterfly Garden (2016) | Banyan Wilds (2016)

Background Fact Sheets

General zoo information | Awards and honors | Botanical highlights | Education programs | WPZ history

Requesting Zoo Images - Media representatives only

For access to official zoo images for media use, please contact us at

Requesting Access to Photograph or Film at the Zoo

Requests to photograph and film on the grounds of Woodland Park Zoo must be made at least two weeks in advance by contacting Public Relations staff at 206.548.2550 or

See rules, rates and requirements for photo/video requests



August 16, 2017
Zoo welcomes new male pudu