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Nation's oldest male Asian elephant Packy turns 54

By almost any measure, Packy is majestic. Standing 10 and a half feet at the shoulder, he is thought to be the tallest Asian elephant in North America. Keepers liken... Read More

April 14, 2016

Zoo scientists go whole hog to help wild pig population

Some consider them crop-raiding pests in their native rainforests of equatorial West Africa. But in zoos, red river hogs are welcome residents that create a... Read More

April 13, 2016

Off and running: Tiny Speke's gazelle is 'built for speed'

They're calling her "the little gazelle that could." Juliet, a young Speke's gazelle that almost didn't make it past her first day of life, is 5 months old now and... Read More

April 12, 2016

Searching for jelly: Oregon spotted frog counts are in

This year, the zoo's Environmental Conservation Outreach team — a volunteer group formed to connect Portlanders with regional conservation projects — trekked out to... Read More

April 7, 2016

Oregon Zoo cooks up Sunday brunch for moms

Treat mom to a delicious brunch and shower her with kindness at the Oregon Zoo this year. The zoo's annual Mother's Day brunch, presented by KIND Healthy Snacks,... Read More

April 6, 2016
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