Special Reports

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium closes to prepare for fundraiser

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium will be closed today, in preparation for tonight’s Zoobilee fundraiser.

The annual benefit has raised more than $7 million to support the zoo since 1991.

The fundraiser offers a night of dancing, music and food. A few tickets might still be available for the gala. Call 253-404-3657.

The zoo will reopen Saturday with its normal hours, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.