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  • The Cougar Mountain Zoo and Zoological Society of Washington are dedicated to increasing the understanding and appreciation of the earth’s wildlife and the role of humanity in nature through education, research, captive breeding, conservation, exhibition and recreation.
  • To serve as a rallying point and a common denominator where people with differing environmental views can find a common cause and neutral ground.
  • To serve the surrounding schools and communities as a Living Classroom through a broad array of specialized educational programs.
  • To give every Zoo visitor individual attention and a special experience.
  • To be an important recreational asset for all ages and socio-economic levels.
  • To represent a greenbelt in the sea of development for the Puget Sound Region.
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