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Seattle Zoo Will Phase Out Elephant Program

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 20, 2014

THURSDAY: Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo announced Wednesday that it will find new homes for its two aging elephants and will not replenish their exhibit with new pachyderms. 

Should Packy Stay At The Oregon Zoo?

OPB | Broadcast: April 11, 2014

FRIDAY: As the Oregon Zoo celebrates the 52nd birthday of Packy the elephant, an animal rights group says it's time to send him to live in an elephant sanctuary.

A Hard Look At Elephants In Captivity

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 5, 2012

The ownership questions surrounding the newborn baby elephant at the Oregon Zoo bring up important issues about elephants living in captivity.

Rebroadcast: Virginia Euwer Wolff

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 29, 2009

Virginia Euwer Wolff on verse novels for young adults — and on missing Performance Today!