Category Archives: Woodland Park Zoo

Woodland Park Zoo Partners With Local Brewery to Craft Silverspot IPA

Pelican Pub & Brewery, in conjunction with Woodland Park Zoo and other conservation partners, joined to craft the new Silverspot IPA that not only delivers a great taste, but supports an important conservation mission. The Silverspot IPA was created by … Continue reading

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Endangered Western Pond Turtles Released

After one of the rainiest Junes on record and a relatively cool July, Portlanders may feel like summer’s just getting under way. But for seven western pond turtles reared at the Oregon Zoo, a nearly year-long stretch of warm days … Continue reading

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Woodland Park Snow Leopard Cubs Receive Special Care

On May 2, Woodland Park Zoo staff members were pleased to welcome three endangered snow leopard cubs born to mother, Helen, and father, Tom. Since snow leopards are solitary animals, Helen assumed the role of being a good, attentive mother … Continue reading

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Saving Papua New Guinea’s Wildlife One Cup of Coffee at a Time

We are coffee crazy in Seattle so it is no wonder that one of the most promising ways to get our local community involved in a Woodland Park Zoo conservation effort is through their morning cup of joe. In February … Continue reading

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Turtles and Aliens

Western pond turtles raised at the Oregon Zoo were released into the Columbia River Gorge earlier this week. This is an encouraging benchmark along the way toward saving an endangered turtle species that in the not-too-distant past was teetering on … Continue reading

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