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Zoo Foundation names new executive director

The Oregon Zoo Foundation, the charitable organization that raises money in support of the zoo, has named Julie Fitzgerald as its new executive director. Fitzgerald... Read More

March 6, 2017

Public invited to opening of zoo's new Education Center

Oregon Zoo visitors can meet Smokey Bear and get their first look inside the zoo's new Education Center this weekend at open houses March 4 and 5, from 10 a.m. to 4... Read More

February 23, 2017

Dr. Bugs to kick off Wildlife Talks series at Oregon Zoo

Renowned ecologist, wildlife photographer and insect expert Mark E. Moffett will be at the Oregon Zoo March 4 talking bugs. Moffett — known to fans as Dr. Bugs —... Read More

February 23, 2017

Facts about Borneo elephant Chendra

Following the euthanasia of 54-year-old Asian elephant Packy, several groups have published misleading information online about another member of the Oregon Zoo herd... Read More

February 22, 2017

What Packy taught us

This past week has been an especially sad one for the Oregon Zoo. On Thursday, we said goodbye to Asian elephant Packy, one of the zoo's oldest residents, and one of... Read More

February 14, 2017
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