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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

  • The 'cuteness' returns: Zoo welcomes back Pacific lamprey June 28, 2022
    Category: conservation and species recovery, arrivals and departures The Cuteness Returns: Zoo Welcomes Back Pacific Lamprey Video of The Cuteness Returns: Zoo Welcomes Back Pacific Lamprey The ancient, eel-like fish have a temporary home in the zoo’s Great Northwest area Pacific lamprey returned to the Oregon Zoo this month, offering guests another chance to see one […]
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  • Zoo provides new home for retiring chimp group May 24, 2022
    Category: arrivals and departures Chimps will join Chloe, Delilah and Jackson at zoo’s recently opened Primate Forest Oregon Zoo guests can expect to see — and hear — a lot of activity over the coming months as the zoo welcomes five new chimpanzees to its recently opened Primate Forest habitat. After a short settling-in period, the […]
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  • It's a girl! Orangutan baby 'Jolene' makes zoo debut May 6, 2022
    Category: arrivals and departures Orangutan Baby Jolene Ventures Outside With Mom Video of Orangutan Baby Jolene Ventures Outside With Mom Kitra’s 3-week-old baby is named for her ‘flaming locks of auburn hair’ After a few weeks of consideration, care staff have selected a name for orangutan Kitra’s new baby. Inspired by the line in the Dolly Parton classic that […]
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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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