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Humboldt beginnings: Season's first penguin chick hatches

A new chick joined the Oregon Zoo's Humboldt penguin colony this week, and he or she may have a sibling in the next couple days.

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December 13, 2016

Late fall forecast: Rainy with a slight chance of Nora

Nora, the young polar bear who has captivated much of the country since her birth at the Columbus Zoo last November, could make her Northwest debut this week — but... Read More

November 28, 2016

Nora update: Young bear meets elderly companion Tasul

Nora, the young polar bear who was hand-reared at the Columbus Zoo last year and moved to the Oregon Zoo this fall, has a new companion.

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October 27, 2016

Zoo asks community to help shape new polar bear habitat

As excitement builds over the imminent debut of Nora, the young polar bear who arrived here from Ohio recently, the Oregon Zoo is looking for some help designing her... Read More

October 4, 2016

Nora's here! Beloved polar bear has arrived at Oregon Zoo

Nora, the young polar bear who has captivated much of the country since her birth at the Columbus Zoo last November, has arrived at the Oregon Zoo.

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September 15, 2016

Iconic Portland artwork gets a second life at zoo

After nearly 20 years spent languishing in obscurity, a classic Portland artwork is set to return to the public eye.

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August 16, 2016