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Two Native American totem poles restored, reinstalled at zoo

Two Native American totem poles that loom tall in Oregon Zoo history have reappeared on the zoo campus — newly refurbished, brightly painted and more striking than ever.

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October 16, 2014

Swat team: Kya's cubs show some 'apex predator attitude'

They look like fuzzy, spotted plush toys, so cute you'd like to hold them close and cuddle. But at just 5 weeks old, three African lion cubs born at the Oregon Zoo... Read More

October 14, 2014

22 easy ways to help tigers, bumblebees and other wildlife

Stop poachers with a smartphone, save salmon with baking soda and protect penguins with a car key. This week, the Oregon Zoo launched "Small Actions," an innovative... Read More

October 13, 2014

Lion update: Kya's cubs now have names

The votes are in — more than 10,700 of them — and the month-old lion cubs at the Oregon Zoo now have names instead of numbers. Following an online selection process... Read More

October 10, 2014

Rescued sea otter pup wrestles with old-timer Eddie

Oregon Zoo visitors might notice more splashing than usual at the Steller Cove sea otter habitat this month. The zoo's two geriatric otters — Thelma and Eddie, both... Read More

October 8, 2014

Kya's 3-week-old cubs are fluffy, feisty and ready for names

Kya's cubs are on the go. The 3-week-old African lions at the Oregon Zoo — two females and one male — are walking now. They have been venturing outside their den box... Read More

October 2, 2014
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