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Snow days bring the animals a new world to explore

Some species are winter specialists, others are just curious, and choose come out to explore.

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February 8, 2019

On Groundhog Day, zoo 'hedges' its bets for an early spring

Punxsutawney Phil may hog most of the attention on Feb. 2, but Oregon Zoo traditionalists say a young hedgehog known as Nancy is actually the one to watch.

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February 1, 2019

Saving California condors: A Q&A with Kelli Walker

At one point, there were only 22 California condors left on Earth. Today there are nearly 500, thanks to a species-recovery effort spearheaded by four organizations... Read More

January 27, 2019

4 ways to celebrate World Wetlands Day

Countless plants and creatures, including humans, depend on wetlands for survival. But most of us don't really know how important, or fun to explore, they are.

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January 25, 2019

Oregon Zoo's 'Critter Club' camps begin in February

Beginning Feb. 9, kids ages 3 to 5 (and parents in some cases) can enjoy the Oregon Zoo's newest camp offering: Critter Club.

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January 17, 2019

Coexisting with Borneo elephants: A Q&A with Marc Ancrenaz

Elephants and the palm oil industry come head-to-head in the Kinabatangan floodplain – a region of great importance for biodiversity and Malaysia's economy.

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January 15, 2019