News: conservation and species recovery

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 oil orphan" elephants.

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December 22, 2016

One-eyed, lead-poisoned eagle finds home at Oregon Zoo

A one-eyed bald eagle has taken up residence at Oregon Zoo after a lengthy rehabilitation in Wisconsin, joining Jack, another one-eyed rescue, in the zoo's Eagle... Read More

December 22, 2016

Zoo, Oregon leaders work to fund wildlife conservation

The Oregon Zoo and its partners in conservation are asking Oregon's Congressional delegation to support the Recovering America's Wildlife Act, which would reallocate... Read More

December 12, 2016

2016's top stories of conservation, cuteness and care

From a tough-as-nails California condor to a playful young polar bear, 2016 was a big year for conservation, animal welfare and general adorableness at the Oregon... Read More

December 12, 2016

What it takes to rehab orangutans displaced by palm oil

Last month, Sines visited the Indonesia-based Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation to participate in the release of five rehabilitated orangutan orphans that had... Read More

December 1, 2016

Oregon Zoo: We're ramping up our fight to protect wildlife

Our commitment to creating a better future for wildlife has never been stronger

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November 17, 2016