January 2018

January 1, 2018

Zoo Update

Another year has flown by and wow, are my arms tired! While you are groaning, just think about all of the great things that happened at your Zoo last year, including animal births, special events, a record-breaking Beastly Ball and much, much more. But let’s not look back, as it’s all documented in the Zoo View Annual Report edition. Instead, let’s look forward. Better yet, let’s make some wishes—not resolutions—for the coming year.
January 1, 2018

View Winged Wonders Saved From Illegal Trade

Just one glimpse of the tiny gold-fronted leaf bird – a flash of green, yellow, and blue – is all it takes to understand the appeal of keeping such a beauty as a pet. But these other songbirds are being taken from the wild at unsustainable levels.
January 1, 2018

Educational Adventure: “Look Closer” at Nature’s Small, Illuminating Details

Some of Education Curator Jess Kohring’s earliest memories are exploring the Oregon woods, practicing what her father called her “woods ballet.”
January 1, 2018

Explore Your Zoo: #SavingSpecies

Starting this month, we’re launching a regular feature with fascinating facts and insider hacks to help you make the most of your Zoo experience and membership.
January 1, 2018

Donor Focus: The Ivanjack Family

Docent Sue Ivanjack has a mission: to help people understand that “you can’t save what you don’t love and you can’t love what you don’t see.”
January 1, 2018

See New Arrivals: “Bearcats,” Okapi, and More

You may get a whiff of the binturongs before you actually see them. And the smell is surprisingly delicious.

More Reasons to Visit the Zoo in December!

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