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5 ways to celebrate World Wetlands Day

Countless plants and creatures, including humans, depend on wetlands for survival. But most of us don't really know how important, or fun to explore, they are.

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January 26, 2017

Zoo hosts meeting to discuss condor reintroduction plan

After an absence of more than 100 years, California condors may soon be returning to the Pacific Northwest.

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January 23, 2017

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