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Zookeepers, vets rally to save life of rare baby bat

A tiny, critically endangered fruit bat that almost didn't live past its first day is now 1 month old and well on the road to recovery at the Oregon Zoo.

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April 10, 2017

Pupdate: River otter Tilly's pups now have names

The votes are in — more than 10,500 of them — and the 5-week-old river otters at the Oregon Zoo now have names. Following an online selection process that drew... Read More

April 6, 2017

Eggs-citing time for kids at zoo's annual 'Rabbit Romp'

Eggs-citing times are in store Saturday, April 15, when the Oregon Zoo hosts its annual Rabbit Romp, a celebration of spring for all ages. Rabbit Romp is sponsored... Read More

April 5, 2017

New pika behavior reveals adaptation to human presence

A new study has revealed that a population of pikas – small cousins of the rabbit – has adapted to the heavy hiker traffic through their habitat by altering the... Read More

April 1, 2017

Scientists document 'extremely healthy' beaver in Oxbow

A series of recent sightings and photographs have led wildlife authorities to confirm the presence of an unusually large beaver in Oxbow Regional Park.

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April 1, 2017