Singapore Zoo

Singapore Zoo

Guest Post by Stephanie from Quarter Life Epiphany The Singapore Zoo is a beautiful, natural oasis in the middle of a very rigid, urban, planned city. The contrast is wonderful – as you step inside the park you are transported to a different place entirely, perhaps as far as the Great Rift Valley of Ethiopia,…

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Oregon Zoo: The Great Northwest

Making my way through Washington Park, along a steep winding road that seemed to go forever, I made my way to the Oregon Zoo.  Finally, like an oasis after a long journey there stood a large log cabin in the woods, but this log cabin is the entrance to the Oregon Zoo.  Welcoming me into…

Oregon Zoo

Oregon Zoo

Set in the heart of Portland’s massive Washington Park is the Oregon Zoo.  The Oregon Zoo opened in 1888 under the name Washington Park Zoo after an animal collector donated his animals to the City of Portland, but it has seen many changes since that time from changes to location within the park to various…

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A Rhino Encounter and #JustOneRhino

“In conservation, the motto should always be ‘never say die’.” ~Gerald Durrell For as long as I can remember I’ve been passionate about wildlife and was determined that I would one day work with the beautiful, exotic animals I saw in the zoo like monkeys, tigers and even hyenas.  Yes, you read that right –…