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Condor update: Oregon Zoo egg is called to the wild

It's the end of May, and California condor hatching season is nearly complete. Five chicks have hatched since March — with one more still on the way — from eggs laid this winter at the Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation.

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May 31, 2016

Zoo welcomes summer with extended hours

The Oregon Zoo is ready to welcome summer, with longer hours and a host of seasonal special events. Beginning Saturday, May 28, zoo gates will open at 9:30 a.m. and... Read More

May 27, 2016

Make way for hatchlings: Tiny turtles arrive at zoo

It's the time when baby western pond turtles in the Columbia River Gorge emerge from months of hibernation and begin swimming about — making an ideal "fun size"... Read More

May 27, 2016

All aboard! Free rides May 27 as zoo train resumes service

The Washington Park and Zoo Railway will take on its first passengers in nearly six months Friday. Officially, the train won't resume operations until the weekend,... Read More

May 26, 2016

Rare butterfly clings to survival at NW military base

A kaleidoscope of colorful Taylor's checkerspot butterflies, raised from tiny eggs at the Oregon Zoo, took flight in Washington this month, fluttering over... Read More

May 24, 2016

Inmates join effort to recover endangered NW turtle

More than 20 western pond turtles returned to their home ponds in the Columbia River Gorge this morning — the latest release in a 25-year collaboration aimed at... Read More

May 18, 2016
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