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Chimp turns videographer with zoo's GoPro enrichment

A chimpanzee at the Oregon Zoo has turned filmmaker, giving animal-care staff and YouTube fans an insider's look the zoo and its renowned enrichment program ... not... Read More

March 2, 2016

Pachyderms and palm oil: Exploring Borneo-PDX connections

The cities of Portland and Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, may be nearly 8,000 miles apart, but they share a common thread.

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March 1, 2016

Zoo to celebrate International Polar Bear Day, Feb. 27

On Saturday, Feb. 27, Oregon Zoo visitors are invited to celebrate International Polar Bear Day, a day aimed at showcasing these iconic marine mammals and... Read More

February 24, 2016

Wakey, wakey! Zoo rouses 1,500 caterpillars for trip north

Zoo conservationists roused more than 1,500 Taylor's checkerspot larvae from their winter dormancy this month, transferring the very hungry caterpillars into rearing... Read More

February 22, 2016

Five invasive species horror stories at the Oregon Zoo

Invasive species are plants and animals that play an important role in their native ecosystems, but wreak havoc when humans transport them to foreign lands.

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February 18, 2016
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