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Zoo to celebrate red apes on World Orangutan Day

On Aug. 19, the Oregon Zoo celebrates World Orangutan Day with activities highlighting these endangered great apes and what people can do to help in them survive in... Read More

August 16, 2016

6 Oregon Zoo animals that should qualify as Olympians

Records are being shattered in Rio this summer, but for some species, extreme athleticism is a daily routine.

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August 11, 2016

Four ways to help elephants on World Elephant Day

Around the world, elephants are facing serious trouble. Here are four ways to make a difference.

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August 11, 2016

Beloved polar bear Nora is moving to Oregon Zoo this fall

Nora, the young polar bear who has captivated much of the country since her birth at the Columbus Zoo last November, is moving to the Oregon Zoo this fall. An... Read More

August 10, 2016

Zoo releases hundreds of rare butterflies at Oregon coast

On a sunny, windswept meadow atop Mount Hebo last week, Oregon Zoo conservationists released the last of the summer's zoo-reared Oregon silverspot butterflies in an... Read More

August 8, 2016
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