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Nora's here! Beloved polar bear has arrived at Oregon Zoo

Nora, the young polar bear who has captivated much of the country since her birth at the Columbus Zoo last November, has arrived at the Oregon Zoo.

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September 15, 2016

Keep calm and carrion: Zoo marks Vulture Day

The Oregon Zoo will celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day on Saturday, Sept. 3, showcasing California condors, turkey vultures and other "master recyclers,"... Read More

September 2, 2016

Every little bat helps: Rare Rod bat babies caught on video

Two Rodrigues flying foxes are being raised at the Oregon Zoo's "bat cave" this summer, adding to the growing population of a bat species once considered the most... Read More

August 30, 2016

Two new ringtail babies arrive, right on schedule

Two new ringtail babies, with long striped tails and Yoda-like ears, have arrived at the Oregon Zoo's Great Northwest area. The sprightly 2-month-old members of the... Read More

August 22, 2016

5 ways to age gracefully courtesy of the Oregon Zoo

As home to some of the oldest animals on the planet, the Oregon Zoo has earned a stellar reputation for specialized geriatric care. Zoo veterinarians and keeper... Read More

August 19, 2016