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Zoo, partners release 500 endangered butterflies into wild

On July 12, zoo butterfly conservationists joined colleagues from the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo to release 500 Oregon silverspot butterflies on the slopes of Saddle Mountain in an effort to stabilize declining populations of this threatened species.

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July 13, 2018

Kids get outside with zoo's Urban Nature Overnights

Since launching in 2000, UNO, presented by NW Natural, has provided camping trips for 6,400 kids.

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July 13, 2018

A happy, hoppy playdate for zoo's two mountain goat kids

A lot of happy hopping could be seen at the Oregon Zoo Friday when a pair of mountain goat kids, both just weeks old, met each other for the first time.

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July 12, 2018

Zoo foundation welcomes five new board members

Five new members with impressive expertise and a shared passion for animal welfare have joined the Oregon Zoo Foundation's board of directors.

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July 12, 2018

From Chi-Town to Stumptown: Zoo welcomes new seal

The Oregon Zoo brought home the silver this summer in the form of Sterling, a female harbor seal who arrived from Chicago's Brookfield Zoo in late May.

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July 3, 2018

Zoo sets all-time attendance record with 1.7 million visits

A mild, sunny end to the month helped push the Oregon Zoo's attendance over 1.7 million for the fiscal year ending June 30 — making it the most-visited year in the... Read More

July 2, 2018
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