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Five invasive species horror stories at the Oregon Zoo

Invasive species are plants and animals that play an important role in their native ecosystems, but wreak havoc when humans transport them to foreign lands.

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February 18, 2016

Condors at zoo conservation center lay first eggs of 2016

California condors at the Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation are laying the groundwork for species recovery one egg at a time.

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February 18, 2016

Mik's kicks: Soccer game has aging tiger acting like kitten

He might look like a playful kitten chasing around a ball of yarn, but this cat is a 310-pound Amur tiger with paws the size of dinner plates. Mikhail is one of the... Read More

February 12, 2016

Out of the muck: Mighty mudminnow gets its time to shine

They're not an overtly charismatic fish, but zoom in and you'll see the spunk. The Olympic mudminnow (Novumbra hubbsi) swims just above the mud layer in shallow... Read More

February 5, 2016

Endangered black rhinos meet for first time at Oregon Zoo

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, could love be in the air for Zuri and Ruka, a pair of critically endangered black rhinos at the Oregon Zoo?

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February 4, 2016