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Condor-recovery effort welcomes first chicks of 2017

It's a sure sign of spring: The first two California condor chicks of 2017 hatched at the Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation this week, kicking... Read More

March 30, 2017

Tilly's otter pups are growing fast and ready for names

Oregon Zoo otter keepers have come up with a short list of possible names for each pup and are inviting the public to weigh in.

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March 28, 2017

1,200 endangered caterpillars to be released

For hundreds of endangered butterflies raised at the Oregon Zoo during the past year, naptime is over.

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March 24, 2017

Zoo announces 6 summer concerts, tickets on sale now

Much as the Oregon Zoo presents a world of natural wonders, so the 2017 Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts offer a far-ranging array of musical marvels, from influential... Read More

March 23, 2017

Zoo unveils spring nature camps in a brand-new space

With spring just around the corner, Northwest campers should be prepared for encounters with bears, cougars and bobcats — not to mention elephants, lions and... Read More

March 16, 2017