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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 species at the zoo, while highlighting the critical role otters play in ecosystems.

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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

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

Zoo awarded national grants for conservation, research

The Oregon Zoo this weekend was named the recipient of two Conservation Grants Fund awards totaling nearly $38,000 from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. The... Read More

September 21, 2015

Oregon Zoo earns AZA accreditation

The Oregon Zoo earned accreditation and kudos today at the annual meeting of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, held this year in Salt Lake City. In 1974, the... Read More

September 21, 2015