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FOX 12 Oregon
Oregon Zoo breaks ground on new education center with help from local schoolchildrenLocal schoolchildren grabbed shovels to help break ground on a new educational
Oregon Zoo breaks ground on new education center with help from local schoolchildren
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted yesterday
Local schoolchildren grabbed shovels to help break ground on a new educational exhibit at the Oregon Zoo. The educational exhibit, the fifth of eight major projects funded by the 2008 community-supported zoo bond measure, will be located in the area... Read more
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The Columbian
Strictly Business: Bands at fair stir up memories, draw fansThe band members walked onto the stage at the Clark County Fair’s grandstand wi
Strictly Business: Bands at fair stir up memories, draw fans
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
The band members walked onto the stage at the Clark County Fair’s grandstand without fanfare, introducing themselves as the Guess Who. Frontman Derek Sharp, born the year that the Canadian rock band recorded its first hit 50 years ago, joked about... Read more
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KVAL Eugene
Beaver Genome Project: 'There is a lot of interest'Researchers say results of the Beaver Genome Project could help us better under
Beaver Genome Project: 'There is a lot of interest'
KVAL Eugene / Posted 5 days ago
Researchers say results of the Beaver Genome Project could help us better understand population dynamics of this iconic Northwest animal, which has evolved to play a key role in maintaining the habitat complexity of wetland ecosystems. “This kind of... Read more
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KMTR Eugene
Beaver Genome Project: 'There is a lot of interest'Researchers say results of the Beaver Genome Project could help us better under
Beaver Genome Project: 'There is a lot of interest'
KMTR Eugene / Posted 5 days ago
Researchers say results of the Beaver Genome Project could help us better understand population dynamics of this iconic Northwest animal, which has evolved to play a key role in maintaining the habitat complexity of wetland ecosystems. “This kind of... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Black rhino Ruka adjusting to life at Oregon ZooThe Oregon Zoo's newest rhinoceros resident is getting used to life in his new
Black rhino Ruka adjusting to life at Oregon Zoo
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 8 days ago
The Oregon Zoo's newest rhinoceros resident is getting used to life in his new home. Ruka, a 4-year-old male, came to Portland from the Saint Louis Zoo in July. He has yet to meet the zoo's other black rhino, a female named Zuri, but zoo staff hope... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Oregon Zoo to only sell food made with responsibly produced palm oilSweet treats, snacks and other food products sold at the Oregon Zoo will now on
Oregon Zoo to only sell food made with responsibly produced palm oil
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 9 days ago
Sweet treats, snacks and other food products sold at the Oregon Zoo will now only be made with responsibly produced palm oil. The zoo announced a new purchasing plan Monday to only sell products containing palm oil from companies that are working to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
New Lincoln Park Zoo lions slow to mingle with resident maleIt's about 10 minutes into the Lincoln Park Zoo's latest attempt to socialize t
New Lincoln Park Zoo lions slow to mingle with resident male
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
It's about 10 minutes into the Lincoln Park Zoo's latest attempt to socialize two new lions with Sahar, the zoo's 5-year-old male, and he is not having it. The clever boy plopped down right in front of the doorway where the new cats — 2-year-old... Read more
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KMTR Eugene
Zoo to celebrate red apes on world orangutan dayPORTLAND, Ore. — Long red hair, gentle brown eyes, enjoys veggies, hugging tree
Zoo to celebrate red apes on world orangutan day
KMTR Eugene / Posted 15 days ago
PORTLAND, Ore. — Long red hair, gentle brown eyes, enjoys veggies, hugging trees and extreme climbing — this isn’t a Portlander’s eHarmony profile, but there’s still plenty to love. On Aug. 19, the Oregon Zoo celebrates World Orangutan Day with... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos | 08.18.15 | News & Observer Highcroft Drive Elementary School teacher Melissa
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 15 days ago
08.18.15 | News & Observer Highcroft Drive Elementary School teacher Melissa Melvin, works with her fifth grade students during a reading lesson in her classroom, housed in a modular unit behind the school, on Tuesday, August... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Adorable orphaned baby otter rescued after being found wandering aloneAn orphaned otter pup can be seen playing in its new home in this adorable vide
Adorable orphaned baby otter rescued after being found wandering alone
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
An orphaned otter pup can be seen playing in its new home in this adorable video. The four-month-old has already caused quite a stir with more than 5,500 fans voting on his name. The winning choice was Little Pudding, seeing the baby named after a... Read more
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The Columbian
Strictly Business: Bands at fair stir up memories, draw fansThe band members walked onto the stage at the Clark County Fair's grandstand wi
Strictly Business: Bands at fair stir up memories, draw fans
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
The band members walked onto the stage at the Clark County Fair's grandstand without fanfare, introducing themselves as the Guess Who. Frontman Derek Sharp, born the year that the Canadian rock band recorded its first hit 50 years ago, joked about... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
WaterWatch to sue, claiming Deschutes flows managed poorly | News - Home A string of wildfires sparked by a passing RV's trailer on High
WaterWatch to sue, claiming Deschutes flows managed poorly
KTVZ Bend / Posted 20 days ago
| News - Home A string of wildfires sparked by a passing RV's trailer on Highway 26 on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation merged into one blaze that nearly quadrupled in size to 19,000... Read more
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KMTR Eugene
River otter pup makes surprise debut at Oregon ZooPORTLAND, Ore. – Thousands of visitors streamed into the Oregon Zoo for its red
River otter pup makes surprise debut at Oregon Zoo
KMTR Eugene / Posted 21 days ago
PORTLAND, Ore. – Thousands of visitors streamed into the Oregon Zoo for its reduced-admission Second Tuesday, and a few lucky otter fans among them got a surprise treat. Little Pudding, the 4-month-old river otter orphaned last month near Oakridge,... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Today is World Elephant Day, and here is why it mattersElephants are majestic creatures, aren't they? Click through to see 12 fun fact
Today is World Elephant Day, and here is why it matters
Greenwich Time / Posted 22 days ago
Elephants are majestic creatures, aren't they? Click through to see 12 fun facts about elephants. 1. There are two types of elephants: Asian and African. Asian elephants are smaller than their African cousin. Asian elephants also have small, rounded... Read more
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The News-Times
Today is World Elephant Day, and here is why it mattersElephants are majestic creatures, aren't they? Click through to see 12 fun fact
Today is World Elephant Day, and here is why it matters
The News-Times / Posted 22 days ago
Elephants are majestic creatures, aren't they? Click through to see 12 fun facts about elephants. Elephants are majestic creatures, aren't they? Click through to see... 1. There are two types of elephants: Asian and African. Asian elephants are... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Today is World Elephant Day, and here is why it mattersElephants are majestic creatures, aren't they? Click through to see 12 fun fact
Today is World Elephant Day, and here is why it matters
Stamford Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
Elephants are majestic creatures, aren't they? Click through to see 12 fun facts about elephants. 1. There are two types of elephants: Asian and African. Asian elephants are smaller than their African cousin. Asian elephants also have small, rounded... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Today is World Elephant Day, and here is why it mattersElephants are majestic creatures, aren't they? Click through to see 12 fun fact
Today is World Elephant Day, and here is why it matters
Connecticut Post / Posted 22 days ago
Elephants are majestic creatures, aren't they? Click through to see 12 fun facts about elephants. Elephants are majestic creatures, aren't they? Click through to see... 1. There are two types of elephants: Asian and African. Asian elephants are... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Rescued river otter pup makes surprise debut at the Oregon ZooPORTLAND, Ore. — A 4-month-old river otter orphaned last month near Oakridge, O
Rescued river otter pup makes surprise debut at the Oregon Zoo
KOMO Seattle / Posted 22 days ago
PORTLAND, Ore. — A 4-month-old river otter orphaned last month near Oakridge, Ore. made a brief debut at the Oregon Zoo for its reduced-admission Second Tuesday. "Little Pudding" splashed in the Cascade Stream and Pond habitat, scampered over... Read more
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KATU Portland
Rescued river otter pup makes surprise debut at the Oregon ZooPORTLAND, Ore. — A 4-month-old river otter orphaned last month near Oakridge, O
Rescued river otter pup makes surprise debut at the Oregon Zoo
KATU Portland / Posted 22 days ago
PORTLAND, Ore. — A 4-month-old river otter orphaned last month near Oakridge, Ore. made a brief debut at the Oregon Zoo for its reduced-admission Second Tuesday. "Little Pudding" splashed in the Cascade Stream and Pond habitat, scampered over... Read more
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