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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

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RSS Oregon Zoo Arrivals and Departures

  • It's a girl! Orangutan baby 'Jolene' makes zoo debut May 6, 2022
    Category: conservation and species recovery, arrivals and departures 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 goes, “Your beauty […]
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  • Zoo welcomes new Bornean orangutan baby April 15, 2022
    Category: conservation and species recovery, arrivals and departures Video of Zoo Welcomes New Bornean Orangutan Baby First-time mom Kitra and her new baby are doing well, caregivers say The Oregon Zoo’s primate family grew by a few pounds on Wednesday morning as 20-year-old Bornean orangutan Kitra gave birth to a new baby, adding to the world population of this […]
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  • Off and running: 2-month-old bontebok makes zoo debut April 7, 2022
    Category: conservation and species recovery, arrivals and departures Video of Rare Bontebok Calf Goes Outside For The First Time Tutula, a rare African antelope calf, frolics around her outdoor habitat for first time Winter the bontebok’s new calf has a name: Tutula, selected by her care staff in honor of her Tutu Tuesday birthday — and also, perhaps, because she is […]
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