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California condor chick gets help coming out of its shell

Since last month, five chicks have hatched at the zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation and two more chicks are on their way. Condor chicks usually emerge from their eggs on their own, but last week one of them, known as OZ07, needed an assist.

Oregon Zoo cooks up Sunday brunch for moms

Most moms appreciate the thought behind breakfast in bed, but who wants to clean up the mess afterward? Treat Mom to a delicious brunch at the Oregon Zoo this year, and let the professional catering staff take care of the prep and cleanup.

Citizen-oversight group praises zoo bond implementation

At a meeting of the Metro Council today, the Oregon Zoo Bond Citizens' Oversight Committee praised Metro and zoo staff for their effectiveness in implementing a host of projects made possible by the community-supported bond measure.

A step ahead: At zoo, elephants are walking more than ever

A local conservation biologist has confirmed what millions of Oregon Zoo visitors have already seen: Elephant Lands, the visionary new home for this community's beloved pachyderm family, has stepped up the game when it comes to elephant welfare.

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