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Zoo's popular Wildlife Live returns to central lawn

Change is in the air this summer at the Oregon Zoo's Wildlife Live program presented by Portland General Electric. The gracefully soaring raptors, wildlife conservation theme and lighthearted humor are back as usual, but this year's program also features some new animals and a much-anticipated return to the zoo's central lawn.

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June 23, 2016

Zoo welcomes Dozer and Shelly, African spurred tortoises

Two huge African spurred tortoises named Dozer and Shelly are settling into their new digs at the Oregon Zoo — and despite the tortoise's slowpoke reputation,... Read More

June 23, 2016

Chupacabra moves into carnivore ward at zoo vet center

An extra-large, long-legged rodent was found roaming the streets of Eugene last month and was taken in by the First Avenue Shelter. His owner was eventually... Read More

June 17, 2016

Carpe P.M.: Zoo extends hours for 'Twilight Tuesdays'

The Oregon Zoo is offering visitors a little something extra this summer: Twilight Tuesdays, featuring late hours in the park at a deep discount.

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June 17, 2016

5 ways to celebrate Pollinator Week in the Portland region

Hummingbirds, bumblebees and butterflies are among the most adorable of all charismatic microfauna, and they also all happen to be pollinators. If that's not... Read More

June 16, 2016

Facts about African lion Zawadi's tail accident

Additional information concerning the accident involving African lion Zawadi Mungu, and the zoo's response to the situation.

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June 15, 2016
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