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River otter Molalla is all grown up, moving to Seattle

They grow up so fast.... On Jan. 28, 2013, Molalla, the first river otter to be born at the Oregon Zoo, arrived. Weighing just 4 ounces, unable to see or walk, let... Read More

January 17, 2014

Condors of the Columbia habitat nears completion

Four stories, a "magic food room" and a carcass-friendly swimming pool: it's all included in the condor-minium. Construction on Condors of the Columbia — a new... Read More

January 16, 2014

Zoo calls for new ivory laws, anti-poaching efforts

The Oregon Zoo has ramped up efforts to combat the illegal ivory trade by partnering with The Wildlife Conservation Society on the recently launched 96 Elephants... Read More

January 9, 2014

Oregon Zoo attendance tops 1.6 million for year

The numbers are in. For the third time in the past five years, attendance at the Oregon Zoo has topped 1.6 million, with 1,625,296 visits in 2013. The total is the... Read More

January 8, 2014

Zoo says goodbye to 'mischievous but sweet' orang Kutai

Kutai, a 20-year-old Sumatran orangutan known for his intelligence, creativity and fun-loving personality, died Saturday at the Oregon Zoo following a monthlong... Read More

January 5, 2014
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