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Local seniors invited to free day at Oregon Zoo

Local seniors can reconnect with wildlife Tuesday, Sept. 19, during Senior Safari, a free day at the Oregon Zoo for anyone 65 or older.

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September 8, 2017

5 things you should know about palm oil

Palm oil is the most popular vegetable oil in the world, and the cheapest to produce. It's used in thousands of products, from cookies to lipstick. Indonesia and... Read More

September 7, 2017

Zoo For All offers $5 admission to qualifying visitors

The Oregon Zoo this month launched "Zoo For All," a new discount program that provides $5 admission for qualifying individuals and families every day, all year long... Read More

September 5, 2017

Keep calm and carrion: Zoo marks Vulture Day

The Oregon Zoo will celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day on Saturday, Sept. 2, showcasing California condors, turkey vultures and other "master recyclers,"... Read More

September 1, 2017

Four ways to help elephants on World Elephant Day

Around the world, elephants are facing serious trouble. Here are four ways to make a difference.

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August 7, 2017