Dinos have arrived at Woodland Park Zoo

The dinosaurs have arrived at the Woodland Park Zoo. Yesterday morning staff began unloading life-size animatronic dinosaurs for their latest spring and summer experience, “Dinosaurs. Real Close,” to debut April 30. All the way from McKinney, TX, the seven-species exhibit has a total of 10 dinosaurs that once roamed North America during the Mesozoic period.

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Wear green, get half off zoo admission

If you wear green to the Woodland Park Zoo this weekend, March 5 and 6, you’ll get half off admission. Photo credit: Ryan Hawk/Woodland Park Zoo The special weekend ushers in the Zoos and Aquariums Committing to Conservation (ZACC) conference hosted by the zoo. To celebrate this important global network for wildlife and habitat conservation, […]

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Create your own backyard habitat

Woodland Park Zoo is once again offering classes on how to turn your backyard into a wildlife habitat. Experts from Seattle Audubon, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Washington Native Plant Society and Woodland Park Zoo will explain how to attract birds, butterflies and other wildlife to your backyard, select and care for native plants, […]

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Zoo admission goes up next year

To help offset increasing operating costs, the Woodland Park Zoo is upping admission starting early next year. Photo by Ryan Hawk/Woodland Park Zoo. Beginning on January 3, 2011, winter admission fees will increase from $11 to $11.50 for adults and from $8 to $8.50 for children ages 3 to 12. On May 1, the summer […]

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