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They're back: Sculpture garden returns to Oregon Zoo

The Oregon Zoo welcomed back some old friends last week. The Warren J. Iliff Sculpture Garden, a fixture on zoo grounds for nearly 40 years, has a new home on Wildlife Way near the education center.

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April 20, 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

April 17, 2018

Zoo seeks proposals for Northwest conservation grants

The Oregon Zoo is now accepting applications for its 2018 Future for Wildlife grants in support of animal conservation and wildlife welfare programs in the Pacific... Read More

April 16, 2018

Penguins waddle over to new digs at zoo polar bear habitat

Humboldt penguins, native to the South American coastline off of Chile and Peru, do not migrate like some of their seabird cousins. But don't tell that to the 25... Read More

April 13, 2018

Citizen-oversight group praises zoo bond implementation

At a meeting of the Metro Council today, the Oregon Zoo Bond Citizens' Oversight Committee praised Metro and zoo staff for their effectiveness in implementing a host... Read More

April 12, 2018

Creative feeder toy has elephants reaching new heights

A creative new feeder, made from donated fire hose and mounted high upon a large wooden pole, made its debut in Elephant Lands this week.

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April 5, 2018