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Trimming the tree, grizzly style.

Our warmest wishes to you all this #WildWed and throughout the holiday season!
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Just when you thought you couldn't possibly love penguins any more than you already do, they go and do something like this. (Photo: Rebecca Swee/WPZ)
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Every day #96Elephants are killed in Africa for ivory—a shocking statistic. More shocking? The U.S. is the second biggest market for ivory in the world. Help us get 960 pledges to show state leaders we want a moratorium on ivory sales in Washington. Join the herd and add your name.

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BECU #ZooTunes presented by Carter Subaru summer concerts return with another blazing lineup. Tickets go on sale 4/25.

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Grizzly bear brothers Keema and Denali celebrated their 20th birthday with a snowy surprise courtesy of Crystal Mountain Resort. Happy 20th, boys!

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#Otter pups got their first vet exam and are doing well! Follow the link to the Woodland Park Zoo blog for photos and videos from behind the scenes.

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Go paper-free this Valentine's Day and send your special someone a Woodland Park Zoo e-card featuring these designs: www.zoo.org/valentines
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Happy Valentine's Day!
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Welcome the newest zoo babies: four Asian small-clawed otter pups born January 20! The pups—three females and one male—are behind the scenes with mom and dad for now. Their four older brothers also help out with raising them, which means viewing is a bit irregular on exhibit right now with the family sticking close together behind the scenes. Get the first look at the pups in this video.

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At 40 years old, the complex and at times controversial Endangered Species Act has protected many wildlife species from extinction. Now, the future of two native NW species hangs in the balance. Currently, gray wolves are being considered for delisting from protections, while Oregon spotted frogs are being considered for listing. There’s a lot at stake for these species, for ourselves, and for our shared environments. Let’s take a closer look at the issues.

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#12s are getting wilder with Woodland Park Zoo animals joining in. Go #Seahawks!
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Go Seahawks!
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