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Flock this way: Baby flamingo chicks learn to walk

The Oregon Zoo's bird family was tickled pink this week as five fluffy baby flamingos learned to walk. Read More
July 19, 2019

Zoo, partners send 1,600 endangered butterflies into wild

Throughout July, zoo butterfly conservationists and partners will release more than 1,600 Oregon silverspot caterpillars in an effort to stabilize declining populations... Read More
July 18, 2019

New program gives endangered Northwest frog a leg up

Hundreds of imperiled northern leopard frogs will be hopping back into the wild soon, thanks to a pilot recovery program at the Oregon Zoo. The froglets, which the... Read More
July 17, 2019

Asian elephant Chendra is pregnant, baby due in 2020

Chendra, a 26-year-old Asian elephant at the Oregon Zoo, is pregnant and expected to deliver another member of Portland's elephant family in late 2020. Read More
July 10, 2019

It's a shellebration: Endangered baby turtles hatch at zoo

Four nickel-sized western pond turtles, which came to the lab as eggs earlier this month, are the first of this endangered species to hatch in the zoo's conservation lab. Read More
June 27, 2019

Meet Flora and Hobson: Rescued river otter pups get names

The 3-month-old orphaned pups will be called Flora and Hobson, after Oregon waterways Floras Lake and Hobson Creek. Read More
June 26, 2019
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