There’s a Squirtle near the turtle! Seattle zoo dropping Pokémon Go lures among real animals

Telling the distinction between augmented actuality creatures and the real deal might show to be a distinctive problem this weekend for Pokémon Go gamers who’re lured to Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo.

The zoo introduced that it’s dropping Pokélures throughout its 92 acres on Saturday and Sunday, mixing Squirtle, Bulbasaur, Eevee and Kakuna among the greater than 1,000 animals that reside on the grounds.

In a information launch, the zoo mentioned it has 35 Pokéstops and encourages avid gamers to make their option to Banyan Wilds, the Humboldt penguin exhibit, Northern Path, African Savanna and the new Molbak’s Butterfly Backyard. Woodland Park is dwelling to greater than 300 animal species, together with greater than 70 that are threatened with extinction.

Gamers are ecouraged to share their finds utilizing #WPZPokemon to “assist increase consciousness about the zoo’s mission to avoid wasting wild animals and their wild locations.” A brand new wi-fi system donated by Cisco Methods, Inc. can be being promoted as a means for data-hungry Pokémon gamers to remain in the sport. The zoo says full wi-fi set up throughout zoo grounds can be full later this yr.

The occasion is going on from 11 a.m. to five p.m. on July 30 and 31. Try this Facebook page for extra particulars.

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