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Zoo awards nearly $25,000 in grants for Northwest conservation

California condors, wolverines, Columbia Basin pygmy rabbits and other species native to the Pacific Northwest got some much-needed help this week as the Oregon Zoo Foundation awarded nearly $25,000 among six regional conservation efforts through its Future for Wildlife grant program.

Zoo butterfly lab is on track for an eggs-ceptional year

The Oregon Zoo's butterfly conservation lab closed out its busiest egg-laying season in a decade this month: More than 3,800 Oregon silverspot eggs were laid as part of a focused effort to save this imperiled Northwest pollinator.

Rescued sea otter Lincoln celebrates first birthday

Happy squeaks could be heard throughout Steller Cove this week as rescued sea otter Lincoln celebrated his first birthday in style — with a special frozen shrimp cake and a swim in his favorite pool.

Chimps, lemurs relocate as zoo preps new 'Primate Forest'

To ensure they're safely out of the hardhat zone, the zoo's resident chimpanzee troop — Chloe, Leah, Delilah and Jackson — has moved next door to Red Ape Reserve, while the lemur group (known as a conspiracy) is settling into the former caracal habitat in the zoo's Africa area.

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