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Zoo gets $224K challenge grant to expand education efforts

Want to help inspire the next generation of conservation leaders? The Oregon Zoo is endeavoring to do just that, and right now a gift to the zoo foundation's... Read More

May 17, 2016

Zoo says goodbye to Malayan sun bear Vivian

Vivian, a beloved Malayan sun bear who was among the oldest of her species, was humanely euthanized at the Oregon Zoo Thursday after a decline related to her... Read More

May 13, 2016

Endangered pygmy rabbits showing signs of recovery

In 2008, the world’s last known Columbia Basin pygmy rabbit died. Her name was Bryn, and she represented the end of a lineage of kitten-sized rabbits in eastern... Read More

May 12, 2016

Zoo's Elephant Lands is named project of the year

Elephant Lands, a visionary home for Portland's beloved Asian elephant family, garnered three major honors last night — including Project of the Year — at the Daily... Read More

May 6, 2016

Leaping lions! Zoo's mega cat toy has whole pride pouncing

Watching a cat get airborne is always exhilarating, but even more so when it weighs 350 pounds. At the Oregon Zoo, a new enrichment game is helping to keep the... Read More

May 3, 2016
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