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Zoo takes steps to protect birds from avian flu

To date, no cases have been detected at the zoo. Read More
August 4, 2022

Zoo urges passage of wildlife conservation bill

The future of Oregon’s most iconic species may soon be brighter as the bipartisan Recovering America’s Wildlife Act makes its way through Congress. Read More
July 15, 2022

The 'cuteness' returns: Zoo welcomes back Pacific lamprey

Pacific lamprey returned to the zoo this month, offering guests another chance to see one of the Pacific Northwest’s oldest species. Read More
June 28, 2022
Lions snuggle in fresh bedding in their habitat

Talking scents: New lion enrichment is on the nose

To engage the big cats, caregivers have been taking straw bedding from the zoo’s mountain goat area and placing it in the lion habitat. Read More
June 23, 2022
Porcupine Nolina visits the harbor seal habitat

Morning workouts keep elderly porcupine looking sharp

Porcupine Nolina, who turns 18 next week, is known for her morning power walks. Read More
June 15, 2022

Zoo Welcomes Ten Tiny Pond Turtle Hatchlings

The zoo is “head-starting” the endangered turtles, caring for them until next spring when they will be large enough to have a fighting chance in the wild. Read More
June 10, 2022
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