Indonesian fires spotlight palm oil issue during Orangutan Awareness Week

This year, Orangutan Awareness Week arrives as long-awaited rains begin to douse fires that have been raging across orangutan habitat in Borneo and Sumatra since... Read More

November 10, 2015

On Veterans Day, zoo offers free admission for military

The Oregon Zoo will mark Veterans Day by offering free admission for military veterans and active military personnel, as well as family members who accompany them to... Read More

November 3, 2015

Wildlife workshop at zoo aims to get the lead out

The workshop aims to provide an interactive forum where Northwest hunters and wildlife professionals can learn about and discuss the effects of lead on the area's... Read More

November 1, 2015

Pachyderms pulverize pumpkins in prelude to 'Howloween'

Visitors can see some of the world's largest land animals demolish one of the area's largest pumpkins at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 30, during the Oregon Zoo's annual... Read More

October 29, 2015

Celebrating megabats and a conservation success story on Bat Week

About 900 miles east of Madagascar, on the tiny island Rodrigues, lives a bat called the Rodrigues flying fox. Closer in size to a flying prairie dog — and in... Read More

October 29, 2015
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