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Discovery in Northeast Oregon

Canadian Goose: Elk On the Starkey Experimental Forest and Range in Northeast Oregon, elk are used to determine what sort of nutrition they require, or prefer. This is part of a study to record the changes in vegetation by elk, and also of cattle, at different utilization levels. Classes At The Orchard

Regional Discovery

Places to Discover in the Pacific Northwest!

RSS Oregon Zoo Arrivals and Departures

  • Zoo mourns Borris, one of world's oldest, rarest big cats October 10, 2018
    Category: arrivals and departures Animal-care staff will remember 19-year-old Amur leopard's 'one-of-a-kind' spirit Borris, a beloved Amur leopard who was one of the oldest of his extremely rare subspecies, was humanely euthanized at the Oregon Zoo yesterday after a decline related to his advanced age, caregivers said. "With only around 300 Amur leopards left on the […]
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  • Turtle power: Baby western pond turtles arrive at zoo October 2, 2018
    Category: conservation and species recovery, arrivals and departures Endangered hatchlings get a head start at the zoo's turtle conservation lab If good things come in small packages, it doesn't get much better than the 15 baby western pond turtles that arrived last week at the Oregon Zoo. Smaller than a nickel, the hatchlings are extremely vulnerable […]
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  • Winter is coming: Zoo welcomes new bontebok July 18, 2018
    Category: arrivals and departures Winter and her species are 'one of the most dramatic success stories anywhere' It may be the middle of summer, but Winter has arrived at the Oregon Zoo. Instead of snow and ice though, this Winter is known for her striking coat and ringed horns. The 3-year-old female bontebok — a species […]
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Think Link Discovery Center has played an active role in the Grand Ronde Valley of Eastern Oregon for close to two decades.  Currently Think Link services are limited.

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