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Woodland Park Zoo’s Holiday Silent Auction offering behind-the-scenes animal tours

November 12th, 2012 · Comments

Woodland Park Zoo’s annual zookeepers Holiday Silent Auction is this Friday. You can bid on behind-the-scenes jaguar tours, hippo feedings, Family Farm animal experiences, and artwork by the animals. It’s sponsored by the Puget Sound Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers.

Orangutan painting, by Carolyn Sellar, Woodland Park Zoo.

A bake sale, lunch sale, and auction preview are from 12-2 p.m., with the silent auction, and dinner sale and bake sale from 4-8 p.m., at the zoo’s Education Center, next to the South Entrance at North 50th Street and Fremont Avenue North. Entrance to the auction is free (but zoo entrance is not included). Parking is free after 4 p.m.

Proceeds from the auction support animal and habitat conservation projects around the world, and education outreach.

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