News: ZooTracks

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

Possibility of lion cubs brings roars of excitement

If all goes well, 5-year-old Neka is expected to give birth in next 10 days. The Oregon Zoo may soon be welcoming a litter of African lion cubs, its first in several... Read More

September 4, 2013

Portland Audubon rehabs lead-poisoned bald eagle

Lead-testing machine funded by Oregon Zoo helped save poisoned raptor, vets say. After more than three months of intense treatment, a bald eagle in the care of the... Read More

August 22, 2013

Zoo to return endangered NW turtles to the wild

Portlanders may feel like summer's just reaching its peak. But for 10 western pond turtles reared at the Oregon Zoo, a nearly yearlong stretch of warm days and... Read More

July 31, 2013

Zoo bear sports high-tech neckwear for conservation

Tasul, an Oregon Zoo polar bear, recently landed her first white-collar job: research assistant for the U.S. Geological Survey. Her assignment: wearing a high-tech... Read More

July 30, 2013