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'Packy & Me' review: Veterinarian Matthew Maberry and the baby elephant who made history
Packy made his entrance at what´s known today as the Oregon Zoo the first elephant born in the United States in more than 40 years. Matthew Maberry was in the elephant barn that morning and he recalls every detail in "P...
2011-03-27   Portland, United States Category: book

Man Arrested Outside of Elephant Enclosure. Zoo officials say man has psychiatric problems
Police in Washington, D.C. arrested a man who was trespassing on the grounds of The National Zoo Saturday afternoon. The man was outside the elephant enclosure that has been closed for a multi-million dollar renovation and go...
2010-03-08   Washington, United States Category: people

Peek through time: In 1955, woolly mammoth bones found on Tompkins Township farm
If Sandra Losey Gifford closes her eyes, she can almost see giant prehistoric elephant-like animals grazing on her family's Tompkins Township farm. It isn't a far stretch. Fifty-five years ago — Jan. 6, 1955, to be exact â€...
2010-01-17   East Lansing, United States Category: fossil

Zoo seeks aid for aging facilities. Measure 2696 would create $125M bond to pay for new hospital and remodels
When the Oregon Zoo opened in 1959 in Washington Park, the exhibits were designed at a time when naturalistic exhibits were not a concept, and instead focused on modern design, asymmetrical structures and bright colors. Over ...
2008-10-31   Portland, United States Category: facility

The man who delivered Packy. Veterinarian's life was defined, and almost ended, at the zoo
The white-haired man rises from morning coffee, pushing hard on his cane, summoning his 90-year-old legs to stand. The time has come to explain his life -- beyond Packy, the beloved elephant he delivered 46 years ago at today...
2008-05-19   Beaverton, United States Category: people

So, what services do you want to pay for? Election '08 - A slew of metro-area agencies look to the November ballot for new property tax measures
Is the average Beaverton homeowner more likely to buy new green space for her kids or for Rose-Tu, the Oregon Zoo's pregnant elephant? Might she splurge for both, despite the struggling economy? These are the multimillion-dol...
2008-02-11   Portland, United States Category: facility

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