News: ZooTracks

Vets begin caring for smallest of lion cub triplets

Neka has proven a natural when it comes to cub rearing. Since the birth of her female triplets on Sept. 7, the first-time mother has been grooming, nursing and... Read More

September 25, 2013

Cub update: It's a girl, and a girl, and a girl!

Veterinarians and animal-care staff conducted their first examination of Neka's 12-day-old lion cubs at the Oregon Zoo today, and answered a question that's been on... Read More

September 19, 2013

Survey reveals rare bumblebee on Mt. Hood

If you ate a Willamette Valley-grown tomato or pepper before the mid-'90s, there's a good chance it was pollinated by the western bumblebee. The inch-long, white-... Read More

September 18, 2013

Zoo honored for conservation, marketing achievements

The Oregon Zoo received two prestigious awards from colleagues at zoos and aquariums across North America — one for conservation work on behalf of imperiled Columbia... Read More

September 11, 2013

Pride of the zoo: African lion Neka gives birth to three cubs

According to keepers, the three not-so-little kittens entered the world Sept. 7 between about 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. The first-time mom and her new family are doing... Read More

September 8, 2013