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A white hand holds a small turtle outside

Zoo, partners return endangered turtles to wild

With the help of volunteers, wildlife officials and a local Girl Scout troop, the zoo returned 23 endangered turtles to the Columbia River Gorge. Read More
May 31, 2022
a white hand lays a caterpillar on a leaf

Zoo releases hundreds of rare butterflies into wild

Conservationists transport Oregon silverspot caterpillars to coast range Read More
May 26, 2022
Julianne the chimpanzee walks across green grass

Zoo provides new home for retiring chimp group

The zoo welcomes five new chimpanzees to its recently opened Primate Forest habitat. Read More
May 24, 2022
A guest holds a Rogue beer in foreground, a Wildlife Live staff person holds a milky eagle owl in the background

SOLD OUT: Zoo open late during summer 'Zoo Nights'

SOLD OUT: Zoo Nights: evenings filled with local music, food carts, activities for all ages, and the chance to get to know some of the animals active during twilight... Read More
May 24, 2022
Tony the house cat lounges in the Oregon Zoo Catio.

The latest mews: Furry friends move in at Oregon Zoo Catio

Two friendly new felines have taken up temporary residence at the Oregon Zoo's Catio, presented by Banfield Pet Hospital. The Catio — a patio for cats — gives guests a... Read More
May 19, 2022
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