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Eugene Nonprofit Brings Doomed California Strays To Northwest Homes

The Register-Guard | Aug. 29, 2016 7:43 a.m. | Eugene, Oregon

Rescue Express takes dogs and cats from so-called high-kill shelters in California and transports them to no-kill shelters, rescue groups and homes throughout the Pacific Northwest.

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Oregon Zoo Releases Last Of Summer's Silverspot Butterflies

AP | Aug. 8, 2016 11:43 a.m. | Portland

The Oregon Zoo has released the last batch of its zoo-raised silverspot butterflies into the wild as part of a summer program aimed at boosting their numbers.

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Hundreds Of Corgis Invade Cannon Beach

OPB | July 30, 2016 5:30 p.m. | Cannon Beach, Oregon

Cannon Beach faced an invasion of short-legged, happy-go-lucky creatures with ears bigger than life and smiles to match during the 4th Annual Oregon Corgi Beach Day on Saturday, July 30.

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Nigerian Dwarf Goat Gives Birth To Quintuplets In Pendleton

East Oregonian | March 31, 2016 8:31 a.m.

A Pendleton family's goat just gave birth to quintuplets.

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Oregon Artist Finds Beauty In Dead Insects (And Snakes And Birds)

OPB | Dec. 11, 2015 4:43 p.m.

The artist Christopher Marley transforms dead creatures into eye-popping artworks that sell at high-end stores, inspire Nike shoes, and get blogged about by Beyonce.

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Gov. Inslee Honors Dog Who Protected Trapped Friend

AP | Oct. 15, 2015 11:37 a.m.

A Vashon Island dog credited with standing guard for a nearly a week to protect another dog that had fallen in a cistern has received an award from Gov. Jay Inslee.

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Oregon Zoo Takes In 3 Orphaned Cougar Cubs

AP | Sept. 24, 2015 12:02 p.m.

Three orphaned cougar cubs have taken up temporary residence at the Oregon Zoo's veterinary medical center.