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Zoo's black bears are blinking out of winter torpor

Across North America, from Canada to the northern half of Mexico and in at least 40 U.S. states, lethargic black bears are shaking off the sleep to sniff out the... Read More

April 29, 2016

6 questions for elephant researcher Farina Othman

Nurzhafarina Othman has a mantra: "There's no silver bullet for human-elephant conflict."

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April 25, 2016

Oregon Zoo condor chick is making it big in California

Since joining the nationwide effort to save California condors in 2003, the Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation has raised and prepped for release... Read More

April 21, 2016

How climate change might affect polar bears' bodies

You really are what you eat. That's the taking-off point for a new polar bear study, conducted by U.S. Geological Survey researchers with an assist from the Oregon... Read More

April 19, 2016

Lessons from 16 years of photographing bats

Oregon Zoo photographer and videographer Michael Durham is also one of the world's foremost wild bat photographers. His work has appeared in The New York Times and... Read More

April 15, 2016
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