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Free July 4th admission for military, first responders

On Thursday, July 4, the Oregon Zoo will mark Independence Day by offering free admission for military veterans, active military personnel and first responders (active police, firefighters and EMTs), as well as up to four family members who accompany them. Families of deployed military personnel also will be given free admission.

Gov. Brown signs critical wildlife legislation into law

Oregon has the West Coast's highest rate of vehicle-wildlife collisions, but road trips could soon be safer for both people and animals, thanks to new legislation signed by Gov. Kate Brown today. The bipartisan Oregon Wildlife Corridors bill aims to reduce collisions by mapping the state's major wildlife corridors and creating a plan to protect them.

Last condor chick of the season hatches at zoo offsite facility

The eighth California condor chick hatched last month at Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation, wrapping up another successful year — and marking another significant step forward in the recovery of this critically endangered species.

Rescued sea otter pup 'Uni Sushi' makes her zoo debut

Uni Sushi, the rescued pup who arrived earlier this month, had her first meet-up with the zoo's other otters — Juno and Lincoln — and the three got along so swimmingly they can now be seen together much of the time.

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