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Nature at Home

Wild learning

Staying at home? Missing animals? We’ve got the solution – Nature at Home!

Kids at home due to coronavirus-related school closures can now explore wildlife online. Scroll for animal videos, scavenger hunts, nature science, crafts and more.

Scavenger Hunts
Be a wildlife detective.

What animal can do handstands? Who likes to live in trees? Which items in your kitchen would a zookeeper use?

Inside or outside, go on a Nature Scavenger Hunt to discover wildlife inspired by animals at Northwest Trek and Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium.

Just click the link, open the pdf and off you go.

howling coyote
Wild Animal Eye Spy
Nature science.

Can you spy the wild animals in our camera-trap photos? Learn how to ID coyotes, squirrels, deer, birds and raccoons – then spot them in photos from real-life camera traps hidden around Pierce County for the Grit City Carnivore Project.


Watch wildlife
like a keeper.

Watch cool animals at Northwest Trek, thanks to our partner Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital!

For more videos, find our YouTube channel.

grizzly cubs playing
Meet our animals
and learn fun facts.

Love animals? Then you’re in the right place. Explore our animal pages for fun facts, stories, science and adorable photos of grizzly bears, moose, bison, eagles and so much more.

Meet our animals
See animals live
in the wild.
Peek into the wild lives of animals we care for! Here are some of our favorite wild web cams and videos.


Sheep herd.
More nature learning
Get curious.