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Oregon Zoo wins national award for excellence, again

The Oregon Zoo drew praise from colleagues at zoos and aquariums across North America this month, earning another prestigious award from the Association of Zoos and... Read More

September 24, 2014

NW Zoos ask community to snap a 'mug shot' for tigers

On National Coffee Day, people can celebrate both by thanking the world's most popular java purveyor — Starbucks — for taking an important step to protect wildlife.... Read More

September 24, 2014

Lion update: Kya's cubs are 'healthy and hefty'

African lion Kya's three 11-day-old cubs — one male and two females — are "healthy, hefty and doing exceptionally well," according to keepers at the Oregon Zoo. At... Read More

September 19, 2014

Oregon Zoo to host Sea Otter Awareness Day, Sept 21

Otter lovers, take note! The Oregon Zoo will host Sea Otter Awareness Day on Sunday, Sept. 21, with activities aimed at showcasing these playful marine mammals and... Read More

September 15, 2014

Oregon Zoo mourns loss of one of Kya's new lion cubs

One of the Oregon Zoo's four new lion cubs was humanely euthanized last night after animal-care staff discovered an untreatable injury to one of its rear legs.

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September 12, 2014
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