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ZooTeens win national polar bear contest

The Conservation Crew, a team of three Oregon Zoo ZooTeen volunteers and a staff adviser, are the grand-prize winners of this year’s Project Polar Bear contest, Polar Bears International announced Saturday.

Safety is the word of the day at Oregon Zoo

On May 5, Oregon Safe Kids Day at the zoo will provide parents, caregivers and children the opportunity to learn about safety through interactive exhibits, prizes, safety tips and hands-on activities.

Be very, very quiet – the zoo is hunting rabbits

In March, the zoo and its conservation partners collected 47 wild pygmy rabbits from Utah and Nevada and released most of them into enclosures at the Sagebrush Flat Wildlife Area in central Washington.

Dinner to celebrate Packy

On the eve of Packy the elephant’s 50th birthday, friends of the famous pachyderm can relive the excitement surrounding his birth and enjoy a fine meal at the Oregon Zoo’s Dine & Discover event, Friday, April 13, beginning at 6 p.m.

World-famous elephant Packy hits the Big Five-Oh

Put on your elephant ears and get ready to party! Packy the elephant is turning 50 years old April 14, and the zoo is celebrating Oregon’s most beloved elephant with a birthday bash featuring music, games and cake.