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Packy ventures out into South Habitat of Elephant Lands

At about 7:30 yesterday evening, the massive doors to Forest Hall opened slowly. The tip of a trunk lifted out to test the air, followed by a massive foot. Seconds later, a six-ton, 10 and a half foot-tall bull Asian elephant stepped out into the South Habitat of Elephant Lands for the first time.

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July 22, 2016

Beloved polar bear Conrad is euthanized at Oregon Zoo

Conrad, a 31-year-old polar bear at the Oregon Zoo considered to be the oldest male in North America, was euthanized today after veterinarians determined a tumor on... Read More

July 21, 2016

Celebrating National Zoo Keeper Week with four keeper profiles

They're animal care experts, teachers, conservationists and more. Meet four Oregon Zoo keepers and find out why they do what they do.

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July 15, 2016

The science is in: Zoo is on right track with Elephant Lands

A special collection of peer-reviewed scientific research articles today confirmed what thousands of Oregon Zoo visitors have already seen: Elephant Lands, the... Read More

July 14, 2016

Hop on pop: 5-week-old warty pig meets dad for first time

It was a big day for the Oregon Zoo's rare Visayan warty piglet, which keepers have named Milagro. Milo, as he is known for short, turned 5 weeks old today and had... Read More

July 14, 2016

Zoo's new Elephant Lands earns LEED Gold certification

Elephant Lands, a world-class home for Portland's world-famous Asian elephant family, earned Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in... Read More

July 11, 2016
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