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Things going swimmingly for zoo's otter family

Otter fans visiting the Oregon Zoo this month are in for a treat. The 2-month-old North American river otter Zigzag — or Ziggy, as keepers call him — has been... Read More

January 30, 2014

Winter nature programs explore 'Portland's wilderness'

Looking for a winter getaway? How about hiking around an ancient lava dome or taking a road trip to scope out birds of prey? A series of programs led by naturalists... Read More

January 24, 2014

Zoo vets formulate new plan for treating Packy's TB

After a couple of false starts, Oregon Zoo veterinarians are planning a new course of treatment for combating Asian elephant Packy's tuberculosis, first discovered... Read More

January 24, 2014

Zoo-aided survey searches Cascades for carnivores

Between Washington's Mount Adams and Highway 2 east of Seattle lies a swath of wilderness with little road access and lots of pristine habitat: a haven for rare,... Read More

January 21, 2014

River otter Molalla is all grown up, moving to Seattle

They grow up so fast.... On Jan. 28, 2013, Molalla, the first river otter to be born at the Oregon Zoo, arrived. Weighing just 4 ounces, unable to see or walk, let... Read More

January 17, 2014