It’s National Volunteer Week! There are many ways you can make a positive difference for wildlife and the habitats we all depend on. Check out our April and May activity calendars here: [ Oregonzoo.org Link ]
Springtime = more baby animal sightings. They may look like they’ve been abandoned, but mom is probably nearby. Usually, the best way to help them survive is to leave them be. Here’s what to if you find one: [ Audubonportland.org Link ]
Photo: W.J. Berg/ USFWS
Yesterday we received preliminary test results that suggest Asian elephant Shine has tested positive for tuberculosis. None of the other elephants have tested positive. As disappointed as we are by this news, we are hopeful that, given early detection, we will be able to successfully treat Shine. Learn more: [ Oregonzoo.org Link ]
It’s always the right time to post bunny pics. Especially when they’re endangered Columbia Basin pygmy rabbits! Since 2002, we’ve worked with partners to save these endangered Pacific Northwest natives.