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Zoo's growing pride: Lion Kya gives birth to four cubs

Kya, a 7-year-old African lion at the Oregon Zoo, gave birth to four healthy lion cubs today. According to keepers, the cubs entered the world Sept. 8 between about... Read More

September 8, 2014

After 2-year stay, giraffe Riley returns to Utah's Hogle Zoo

The Oregon Zoo will soon bid goodbye to one of its tallest out-of-town guests ever: Riley, a 17-foot-tall reticulated giraffe, will be returning home to Utah's Hogle... Read More

September 3, 2014

Zoo polar bears will use 'slinky' to warm up elephants

Polar bears like it cool, elephants like it warm and the Oregon Zoo likes it sustainable. Now, zoo construction crews have begun work on a project that will let... Read More

September 3, 2014

Native American totem poles restored, reinstalled at zoo

Two Native American totem poles that loom tall in Oregon Zoo history will reappear on the zoo campus soon — newly refurbished, brightly painted and more striking... Read More

August 28, 2014

Cotton-top tamarins go on view in zoo's 'Fragile Forests'

Starting today, Oregon Zoo visitors can see three cotton-top tamarins — a species of small New World monkey named for the striking crest of long white hair on their... Read More

August 28, 2014
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