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Public art opportunities: Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in Tacoma

Metro Parks Tacoma is seeking an artist or artist team for each of two opportunities for the new Aquarium at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma, Wash. Artists living in Alaska, California, Idaho, Oregon, Washington State, or British...
Beloved walrus at Washington state zoo dies after surgery

...recover from anesthesia Thursday after a two-hour surgery to drain an abscess in his neck.Dr. Karen Wolf of the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma says E.T. had been ill for weeks with a serious bacterial infection, had not eaten for more...
Savikko, McKell wed

...The groom is a JDHS graduate and also attended the University of Idaho.The wedding and reception were held at the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium. The couple will make their home in Kennewick, Washington. The maid of honor was Chelsae Linehan...
1 of last 2 sea otters rescued after Exxon Valdez dies

...I can't help but think of her as a survivor."Kenai's death means that a female sea otter named Homer at Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in Tacoma, Wash., is the last surviving sea otter from the disaster. Officials at that aquarium...
Photo: Curious Gulliver

The ever-curious Gulliver, a male musk ox calf, sniffs a visitor last week at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma, Wash. Gulliver and Mya, a female calf, were flown in the week before from the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage...
Juneau game designer uses Alaska as inspiration

...go out and look into the subject further.'' He's already placed the game at an aquarium in Virginia and the Point Defiance Zoo in Tacoma, Wash., and is headed to the Seward Sealife Center and other appropriate shops on a marketing tour...
Northwest Digest

...Animal-rights group seeks transfer of Asian elephant TACOMA, Wash. - Animal rights activists want the newest addition to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium's elephant herd transferred out of state, claiming the female pachyderm is too neurotic and doesn't...
Agents trap salmon-eating sea lions on the Columbia

...spawning ground and are easy pickings for the sea lions who follow them. The targeted animals are destined for the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in Tacoma, Wash., where Sea World veterinarians are to arrive Friday to examine them. Sea World...


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