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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

Zoo breaks ground on California condor habitat

Though native to the region, and commonly seen here during the time of Lewis and Clark, California condors haven't soared through Northwest skies for more than a... Read More

May 24, 2013

Zoo welcomes summer with extended hours, programs

The Oregon Zoo is ready to welcome summer, with longer hours and a host of seasonal special events. Beginning Saturday, May 25, zoo gates will open at 9 a.m. and... Read More

May 23, 2013

Oregon Zoo seeks photos (of photos) for 125th Anniversary

Got any old zoo photos? As its 125th anniversary approaches, the Oregon Zoo is seeking help in tracking down and sharing memories from throughout its history — and... Read More

May 16, 2013
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