It's international tiger day, so why not spend the weekend out and about with family and exploring wildlife? No, you won't find a tiger out in the forest of Washington, or we hope not. But you will find them at wildlife preservation and zoos right here in Washington
Washington has at least five terrific zoos and aquariums for families to visit. You can see amazing exotic animals and powerful rescued, endangered, and vulnerable animals living in our protected Washington sanctuaries.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A group of people backing an initiative to bring pandas to Washington say they are encouraged by a response from Chinese President Xi Jinping expressing interest in loaning a pair of the endangered animals to the state.
Being a Mayor I get a lot of different requests, some of which I gladly accept. For example, a 4th grade class was assigned a project. They were to write a letter to the Mayor and offer up proposal for a zoo in Yakima.