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Oregon Zoo finds home for streetwise African porcupine

After more than a year and a half on the streets of Spanaway, Wash., a rare Cape porcupine has found a temporary home at the Oregon Zoo.

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September 21, 2018

5 ways to help protect bats in the Pacific Northwest

We're fortunate to live in a very batty part of the country. At least 15 species of bats call Oregon and Washington home, and thankfully for us, they all eat insects... Read More

September 21, 2018

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... Read More

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
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