News: Oregon Zoo Foundation

Scientists scour Portland for 'Stumptown scud'

Scientists are on the hunt for a mysterious, shrimp-like creature with a unique claim to fame: Its entire population lives in and around the City of Roses.

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April 19, 2017

Eggs-citing time for kids at zoo's annual 'Rabbit Romp'

Eggs-citing times are in store Saturday, April 15, when the Oregon Zoo hosts its annual Rabbit Romp, a celebration of spring for all ages. Rabbit Romp is sponsored... Read More

April 5, 2017

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

Local attractions offer reciprocal admission to members in 2017

Back by popular demand, museums and attractions in the Portland metro area have teamed up to offer a reciprocal membership program in 2017.

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December 20, 2016

Oregon Zoo, Banfield team up on cat enrichment guide

Your cat may think he's king of the jungle as he stalks through your potted plants, pouncing on leaves — or rather, prey. Actually, our domestic companions do have a... Read More

November 21, 2016

Zoo awards $25K in grants for Northwest conservation

Western pond turtles, Columbia Basin pygmy rabbits, Sierra Nevada red foxes and other species native to the Pacific Northwest got some much-needed help this week as... Read More

November 16, 2016