Images courtesy of the Tacoma Public Library Image Archives unless otherwise noted. At this time seventy-five years ago, a 600 pound grizzly bear was missing from the Point Defiance Zoo. The two-year old bear had arrived at the zoo from Yosemite National Park on July 5th and escaped from his cage less than two weeks later. Unlike most zoo escapes, this grizzly bear was never found.
by Post Defiance Jul. 19, 2012 at 4:01pm
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