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Zoo unveils spring nature camps in a brand-new space

With spring just around the corner, Northwest campers should be prepared for encounters with bears, cougars and bobcats — not to mention elephants, lions and orangutans. The Oregon Zoo's spring break day camps, presented by Banfield Pet Hospital, return March 27-31.

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March 16, 2017

Young mountain goat Sassy has new home at Oregon Zoo

Sassy, a young mountain goat nanny from Calgary, Alberta, has joined the Oregon Zoo family, spending much of the past two weeks with male mountain goat Honovi in... Read More

March 7, 2017

5 wildlife-friendly spring cleaning tips

Cleaning usually means removing stuff you don't want - like a stain, dust or clutter. Here are five ways to get rid of things without making them nature's problem.... Read More

March 7, 2017

Otter babies: River otter Tilly is raising 2 new pups

Tilly, a North American river otter, is raising two tiny pups, born Feb. 26 at the Oregon Zoo. The new arrivals — one male and one female — weighed around 4 ounces... Read More

March 6, 2017

Zoo Foundation names new executive director

The Oregon Zoo Foundation, the charitable organization that raises money in support of the zoo, has named Julie Fitzgerald as its new executive director. Fitzgerald... Read More

March 6, 2017

Public invited to opening of zoo's new Education Center

Oregon Zoo visitors can meet Smokey Bear and get their first look inside the zoo's new Education Center this weekend at open houses March 4 and 5, from 10 a.m. to 4... Read More

February 23, 2017
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