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Friday, January 30, 2015

Legion of Boom otters raise 12 Flag for Seahawks

Posted by: Rebecca Whitham, Editor and Gigi Allianic, Communications


We are 12. Photo by John Loughlin/Woodland Park Zoo.

The Mini Legion of Boom—Asian small-clawed otters Sherman, Thomas, Chancellor and Maxwell, huddled to raise the 12 Flag in their exhibit today.


Video: Otters raise the 12 Flag for Seahawks Super Bowl Rally. Produced by Ryan Hawk/Woodland Park Zoo.

Sherman took the lead and set the flag waving for Seattle Seahawks fans as we rally for Super Bowl XLIX.

Photo by Kirsten Pisto/Woodland Park Zoo.

Then the otters got down to business for a little scrimmage, showing off their vertical and secondary defense.

Photo by Kirsten Pisto/Woodland Park Zoo.

Bring on the boom!

Photo by John Loughlin/Woodland Park Zoo.

The Mini Legion of Boom, four otter brothers born at the zoo in 2013, were named after the Legion of Boom as a tribute to the Seahawks explosive secondary. The otter brothers live with their parents and four younger siblings.

Photo by John Loughlin/Woodland Park Zoo.

A Friendly Super Bowl Wager 

What would a Super Bowl be without a friendly wager with a New England zoo? We’ve got a great one going with Roger Williams Park Zoo in Rhode Island. First off, the winning team will send a branded zoo shirt to the losing team and the losing zoo’s CEO will wear it while shoveling poop and posing for a photo.

Gnawesome. Photo by Kirsten Pisto/Woodland Park Zoo.

But in the spirit of how much community pride we have in our Seahawks, we’ve got something even better at stake—the losing zoo will buy 50 zoo admission passes and donate them to a Boys and Girls Club in the winning team’s city. It’s a win-win bet that benefits kids who might not otherwise have the opportunity to visit the zoo.

The secret treat inside the piƱata? Worms! Photo by John Loughlin/Woodland Park Zoo.

Seahawks Fan Zoo Discount

We're keeping the spirit of the 12s going through Super Bowl Sunday with a special offer: Seahawks fans get $3 off zoo admission by wearing any Seahawks garb or accessory, such as jerseys, sweatshirts, hats or beads. (The admission discount applies only to the child or adult wearing the Seahawks sportswear and is not to be combined with other discounts or promotions.)

Wave that flag! Photo by John Loughlin/Woodland Park Zoo.

1 comment:

  1. Have you published the names of the younger sibling yet?

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