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Zoo says goodbye to Citation, oldest zebra in U.S.

In her youth, she was so fleet-footed she was named for a famous racehorse, but age finally caught up to Citation the Damara zebra, who was euthanized at the Oregon... Read More

May 1, 2013

Hail Augustus: Zoo's new De Brazza's monkey gets a name

The Oregon Zoo's new De Brazza's monkey finally has a name: Augustus. The youngster arrived — wide-eyed, blond and furry — more than a month ago, but his mom, Brooke... Read More

April 25, 2013

Happy campers: Nike awards $10k to zoo nature program

The Oregon Zoo Foundation has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Nike Employee Grant Fund to help introduce low-income and minority youth to the benefits of... Read More

April 23, 2013

Video: 'Water Lily' makes a splash in elephant pool

As the weather warms up, Lily and Oregon Zoo elephant herd hit the pool. Lily seems to love the water just as much her big brother Samudra (whose name is Sanskrit... Read More

April 22, 2013

Zoo rescue operation saves endangered condor chick

The Oregon Zoo's newest spring arrival — a critically endangered California condor chick — hatched on April 11 at the zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation... Read More

April 17, 2013
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