Upcoming "animal enrichment" events

Animal activities

June 11, 2016 - 10:45am to September 6, 2016 - 03:00pm
Every day, visitors can watch the zoo's most popular residents interact with the people that care for them. Daily activities 10:45 a.m. - Cougar keeper talk 11 a.m. - Lion demo at Predators of the Serengeti 11 a.m. - Chimpanzee feeding 11:30 a.m...

Otter Awareness Day

September 25, 2016 - 09:30am to 02:30pm
The Oregon Zoo will host Otter Awareness Day on Sept. 25, with activities aimed at connecting visitors with two of the most playful species at the zoo, while highlighting the critical role otters play in ecosystems...

Squishing of the Squash

October 28, 2016 - 10:30am to 11:30am
The Oregon Zoo's annual Squishing of the Squash, in which some of the world's largest land animals demolish some of the area's largest pumpkins, will be held Friday, Oct. 28, at 10:30 a.m. The Squishing of the Squash is a precursor to the zoo's Howloween celebration...