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Zoo welcomes Dozer and Shelly, African spurred tortoises

Two huge African spurred tortoises named Dozer and Shelly are settling into their new digs at the Oregon Zoo — and despite the tortoise's slowpoke reputation,... Read More

June 23, 2016

Chupacabra moves into carnivore ward at zoo vet center

An extra-large, long-legged rodent was found roaming the streets of Eugene last month and was taken in by the First Avenue Shelter. His owner was eventually... Read More

June 17, 2016

Facts about African lion Zawadi's tail accident

Additional information concerning the accident involving African lion Zawadi Mungu, and the zoo's response to the situation.

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June 15, 2016

African lion Zawadi is doing well following tail injury

The Oregon Zoo's male lion, Zawadi Mungu, injured the tip of his tail Monday morning when it was caught beneath a closing hydraulic door during a training session.... Read More

June 13, 2016

New bus service to promote interspecies peace in Sri Lanka

Late last month, on the island nation of Sri Lanka — a land where human presence creeps ever farther into the forest — recently elected President Maithripala... Read More

June 13, 2016
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