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Zoo caps off season with 'End of Summer Party'

It's tough to say goodbye to a Portland summer, but the Oregon Zoo is doing it in true Rose City style — with live music, food carts, local brew and even the Unipiper.

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September 14, 2018

Performers invited to participate in ZooLights

ZooLights is a longstanding and beloved Portland tradition, with thousands of visitors most nights. During the festival, the zoo is ablaze with the glow of more than... Read More

September 13, 2018

Josie the sloth helps her fans protect wildlife

Josie the sloth was a victim of the exotic pet trade. Now she helps her fans protect wildlife.

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September 11, 2018

Keep calm and carrion: Zoo marks Vulture Day

The Oregon Zoo will celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day on Saturday, Sept. 1, showcasing California condors, turkey vultures and other "master recyclers,"... Read More

August 31, 2018

Buzzworthy: Bees' favorite foods may hold key to survival

The key to helping native bumblebee populations survive might lie with their taste buds.

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August 28, 2018

Zoo wraps up another successful butterfly season

In total, more than 3,000 zoo-reared butterfly larvae were released between April and August at sites in Oregon and Washington.

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August 27, 2018
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