Providing safe and humane homes to more than thousand amazing animals, the Woodland Park Zoo is the largest and most elaborate zoo in the state of Washington. A wide range of mammals, plants, birds, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates are on display. More than three hundred unique species, which includes more than sixty species of invertebrates, reside within the premises of this ninety two acre facility.
From the enormous African elephant to the tiniest insects; one can enjoy them all at the Woodland Park Zoo Seattle WA. The zoo also plays a very important role in preserving forty endangered and threatened species of animals. In addition to the animals, the woodland park is home to over thousands of trees belonging to more than thousand different plants types. The zoo places special emphasis on informing and educating the visitors by providing useful information in all exhibits. No wonder, these fabulous attractions attract over one million people every year and many of the visitors came to learn how the animals, plants and their surroundings affect each other.
Woodland Park Zoo Seattle WA is home to over thousand exotic birds types ranging from a tiny Anna’s Hummingbird weighing a few grams to a whopping hundred kilo Ostrich. Moreover, a large collection of rare birds entertain and attract many a bird lovers. If you are not a bird lover, then there are over four thousand different types of mammals residing in the Woodland Park Zoo that will surely attract you. Mammals as exotic and rare as a snow leopard are provided with a close approximation of their natural environments. Moreover, if one is fascinated by invertebrates, there are countless types of ants, spiders, insects, scorpions and beetles. The invertebrate’s collection also includes fascinating marine life such as sea cucumbers, lobsters and corals.
The floral collection at the park boasts of hundreds of different flowers, shrubs, trees, bushes and plants. The zoo management flora is generously labeled facilitating visitors in knowing about native plants from all over the world. The Zoo is various reptiles and amphibians; massive komodo dragons, rare Aruba rattlesnake and the unique corn snake all capture the visitor’s imagination. Dozens of different species of colorful frogs and toads are also a part of the many great and exciting attractions of the Woodland Zoo Park.
The Woodland Zoo Park is renowned for its innovative and ground breaking work in the field of naturalistic exhibits and has received numerous awards from The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Seven of their exhibits that have won awards are: African Savannah, Trail of Vines, Tropical Rain Forests, Humboldt Penguin, Jaguar, Elephant Forest and Northern Trail. The Zoo initiated the Ready, Set, Discover program for elementary grade students and was a great success. The zoo is supported by the local community through the membership program. This has commendably supported the education/conservation initiatives, strategic operations and animal care at the zoo. Woodland Park Zoo Seattle WA tickets offer a chance to visit this Great Park and zoo with family and friends. Avail Woodland Park Zoo Seattle WA tickets and take a walk on the wild side