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Zoo awards $10K in grants for Asian elephant conservation

Asian elephants in Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Myanmar and southern India got some much-needed help this week as the Oregon Zoo awarded $10,000 to four conservation efforts supported by the International Elephant Foundation.

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October 8, 2015

Oregon Zoo to host Otter Awareness Day, Oct. 10

Otter lovers, take note: The Oregon Zoo will host an Otter Awareness Day Saturday, Oct. 10, with activities aimed at connecting visitors with two of the most playful... Read More

October 6, 2015

Wildlife workshop at zoo aims to get the lead out

The workshop aims to provide an interactive forum where Northwest hunters and wildlife professionals can learn about and discuss the effects of lead on the area's... Read More

October 1, 2015

New caracal kittens up the cuteness ante at Oregon Zoo

An Oregon Zoo pygmy rabbit was already a big winner in the scientist-led #CuteOff this month, but the zoo doesn't seem to be resting on its laurels. Last week, a... Read More

September 29, 2015

'Endless summer' is over for 12 endangered turtles

Fall officially came yesterday for most of us, but for 12 western pond turtles raised at the Oregon Zoo, a yearlong summer finally drew to an end today.

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September 24, 2015

Zoo temporarily takes in trio of orphaned cougar cubs

Three orphaned cougar cubs — with fuzzy, spotted coats, baby-blue eyes and some surprisingly big voices — have briefly taken up residence behind the scenes at the... Read More

September 23, 2015