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Director’s statement on Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

This week, the White House announced plans to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas exploration — a move that could spell disaster for polar bear... Read More
August 20, 2020

Veterinary Spotlight: Q&A with Banfield's Dr. Marissa Rothenbaum

Dr. Rothenbaum, senior manager of veterinary quality for Banfield Pet Hospital, shares her thoughts on spending more time with pets during a pandemic and the importance... Read More
August 19, 2020

Zoo acts to relieve poaching crisis heightened by COVID

Amid a poaching crisis heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Oregon Zoo and the Uganda Wildlife Authority have announced a new partnership to protect the rare... Read More
August 5, 2020

Don Moore — aka 'Dr. Don' — to retire from zoo this summer

Oregon Zoo director Dr. Don Moore has announced his plans to retire this summer, capping off an illustrious 45-year career in zoo management, animal-welfare science and... Read More
August 3, 2020

Oregon Zoo panda cub update: It's a boy!

Video of Red Panda Cub Turns 6 Weeks Old Mei Mei's 6-week-old cub receives his first health checkup Veterinarians and animal-care staff conducted their first examination... Read More
August 3, 2020
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