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Zoo breaks ground on 'Elephant Lands' habitat

Golden shovels were on hand, but the Oregon Zoo broke ground today elephant-style: with a 30-ton excavator. Construction of the 6.25-acre Elephant Lands habitat —... Read More

June 10, 2013

Zoo supporters to dine, dance at summer's "wildest" event

Zoo supporters can savor delicious regional fare, dance under the stars, and hang out with some real party animals July 20, as the Oregon Zoo Foundation hosts its... Read More

June 7, 2013

Zoo grant helps Portland Audubon take the lead on lead

On May 13, the Audubon Society of Portland's Wildlife Care Center received a call about a bald eagle that seemed unable to fly. Care center operations manager Lacy... Read More

June 5, 2013

Rama the elephant is being treated for tuberculosis

Rama, a 30-year-old Asian elephant at the Oregon Zoo, has tested positive for tuberculosis, zoo officials learned yesterday. The zoo routinely tests all its... Read More

June 1, 2013

Eclosing time: Sunny streak sets zoo butterflies aflutter

In all of nature, nothing perhaps is so magical as the moment a butterfly first unfurls its wings. Now, for what is believed to be the first time ever, Oregon Zoo... Read More

May 28, 2013
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