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Polar Bear Conservation Weekend


Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
5400 N Pearl St Tacoma, WA 98407+3224 US



Included with admission ($9.95-$17.95; ages 2 and under free) or membership

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Come down to the Arctic Tundra to learn all about polar bears. Explore fun, hands-on activities throughout the weekend. Watch polar bears enjoy special treats while you learn about their conservation. See Boris and Blizzard swim in their 11-foot-deep saltwater pool from the observation platform or go downstairs to come nose-to-nose with them. Chat with keepers who care for these amazing animals during a Polar Bear Keeper Talk at 11:30 am. You can also learn how to shrink your carbon "pawprint" to protect their wild counterparts. Learn more at

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