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Skip The Drama, Backpack With A Llama In Oregon

OPB | June 30, 2017 1:30 p.m.

Llama backpacking is popular among Oregonians who don't want to carry a heavy pack on the trail.

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Counting Mountain Goats on Mount St. Helens

OPB | June 30, 2017 1:30 p.m.

Prior to the eruption of Mount St. Helens, few people realized there were mountain goats living in the area. A recent survey shows they are thriving in the region.

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Shepherdess Briana Murphy Takes On Portland Foliage

OPB | June 30, 2017 1:15 p.m. | Portland

Briana Murphy's goats clear foliage throughout the urban jungles of industrial Portland.

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At 88, 'Raptorman' Jim Anderson Still Lives Up To His Nickname

OPB | June 30, 2017 1 p.m.

At 88 years old, Jim Anderson can be found climbing trees, tracking eagles and continuing the conservation work that earned him the nickname “Raptorman.”  

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Springfield Dogs To Star In 'Scoop The Poop' Promo Calendar

The Register-Guard | June 20, 2017 8:16 a.m.

As if scooping dog poop into a plastic bag isn’t its own reward, Springfield’s Development and Public Works Department is offering dog walkers a whiff of fame as well.

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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.