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2016: The year in photos at the Oregon Zoo

A look back at of some of 2016's most memorable Oregon Zoo images.

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December 29, 2016

Can Borneo's elephants and palm oil industry coexist?

This month, Oregon Zoo elephant curator Bob Lee and elephant researcher Sharon Glaeser met with Sabah wildlife officials and conservationists about Borneo's "palm... Read More

December 22, 2016

Local attractions offer reciprocal admission to members in 2017

Back by popular demand, museums and attractions in the Portland metro area have teamed up to offer a reciprocal membership program in 2017.

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December 20, 2016

Humboldt beginnings: Season's first penguin chick hatches

A new chick joined the Oregon Zoo's Humboldt penguin colony this week, and he or she may have a sibling in the next couple days.

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December 13, 2016

Zoo, Oregon leaders work to fund wildlife conservation

The Oregon Zoo and its partners in conservation are asking Oregon's Congressional delegation to support the Recovering America's Wildlife Act, which would reallocate... Read More

December 12, 2016

2016's top stories of conservation, cuteness and care

From a tough-as-nails California condor to a playful young polar bear, 2016 was a big year for conservation, animal welfare and general adorableness at the Oregon... Read More

December 12, 2016