Teacher resources

Animal fact sheets

Find profiles of nearly every animal at the zoo, from Asian elephants to millipedes. Animal pages include facts about animal behavior, life history and conservation. Click on each animal to learn more.


Visit the Oregon Zoo YouTube page for compelling videos about animals, conservation activities and happenings at the Oregon Zoo.


Going on a field trip to the zoo? Learn more about each of the exhibits and the animals found there by visiting the zoo's exhibit pages.

Endangered species and conservation

Find out how the zoo is helping to recover species - from butterflies to California condors - and connect students to stories of conservation in the Pacific Northwest.

News from the zoo's education staff

Find the latest updates, newsletters and downloads, curated for you by our staff.