Zoo releases 'predator-proof' strain of pond turtles

An imperiled Pacific Northwest native turtle may have a new lease on life thanks to an innovative conservation program at the Oregon Zoo. Using an advanced "booster... Read More

April 1, 2016

Zoo's first condor chick of 2016 gets some help hatching

Remember this year's first California condor egg, laid on Jan. 28? It hatched on March 27 at the Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation — slightly... Read More

March 31, 2016

Oregon Zoo black bears aid researchers in new walking study

Zoo residents Cubby and Takoda are helping scientists learn how bears get around.

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March 30, 2016

Zoo mourns rare and beloved Amur leopard Kia

Kia, a beloved Amur leopard who may have been the oldest of her extremely rare subspecies, was humanely euthanized at the Oregon Zoo today after a decline related to... Read More

March 29, 2016

Zoo sends milk to Borneo for orphaned elephants

Imagine finding a baby on your doorstep. Now imagine finding four babies, each weighing a few hundred pounds.

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March 25, 2016
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