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'Sunset at the Zoo' offers one more chance for summer fun

Trashcan Joe and Mr. Ben to perform as zoo extends hours on Aug. 21. The Sunset at the Zoo series — free with regular zoo admission — concludes Wednesday, Aug. 21,... Read More

August 20, 2013

Zoo-aided study reveals secret life of forest carnivores

Last winter, biologists Tim Hiller and Jamie McFadden-Hiller planted 32 roadkill-baited motion-sensitive cameras in the snowy wilds of Oregon's Central Cascades.... Read More

August 2, 2013

Zoo to open early, close early on Aug. 13 2nd Tuesday

Visitors who travel by MAX can see the Oregon Zoo for just 50 cents a person Aug. 13 — and zoo officials are encouraging them to get an early start.

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August 1, 2013

Zoo to return endangered NW turtles to the wild

Portlanders may feel like summer's just reaching its peak. But for 10 western pond turtles reared at the Oregon Zoo, a nearly yearlong stretch of warm days and... Read More

July 31, 2013

Zoo bear sports high-tech neckwear for conservation

Tasul, an Oregon Zoo polar bear, recently landed her first white-collar job: research assistant for the U.S. Geological Survey. Her assignment: wearing a high-tech... Read More

July 30, 2013
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