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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

  • Orphaned river otter pup finds temporary home at zoo July 28, 2021
    Category: community, arrivals and departures, animal welfare Video of Rescued River Otter Pup Receives Care At Veterinary Center Playful pup is recovering at the zoo's vet center after a rough start to life in the wild A playful 10-week-old river otter pup has taken up residence at the Oregon Zoo this summer after being orphaned along […]
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  • Zoo's spring forecast: sunny with a chance of Nora March 31, 2021
    Category: arrivals and departures, exhibit news, animal welfare Video of Polar Bear Nora Returns To New Home At Oregon Zoo Young polar bear will be out this week, but viewing opportunities will be up to her She made a big splash when she arrived here in 2016, and we missed her big-time when she went away. […]
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  • First condor chick of season arrives with a surprise bonus March 17, 2021
    Category: Oregon Zoo Foundation, conservation and species recovery, community, arrivals and departures Video of Condor Amazes Keepers By Laying Second Egg While First Is Hatching Condor mom amazes keepers by laying a second egg just as her first one is hatching The first California condor chick of 2021 arrived in spectacular and surprising fashion this week […]
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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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