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Bright way to save: Zoo doubles MAX discount

Beginning Friday, Dec. 19, visitors who take MAX light rail or a TriMet bus to the zoo's annual light display will receive a $3 discount on their admission (proof of ridership required).

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December 17, 2014

Around the world in 5 days at zoo's winter break day camps

The Oregon Zoo's winter day camps — held Dec. 22-23 and Dec. 29-31 at the zoo — take campers through four continents in five days, exploring a rich diversity of... Read More

December 16, 2014

Zoo hacks: 4 pro tips for a luminous ZooLights experience

This year marks the 27th ZooLights for Ratcliff, who started working at the zoo in 1982 and has been involved with the light display since its inception. We checked... Read More

December 12, 2014

Testing the waters at Oregon Zoo's Elephant Lands

The new elephant pool passes its first test, setting the stage for big splash in 2015.

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December 10, 2014

ZooLights to close Dec. 10, reopen Thursday Dec. 11

With ZooLights off to its most successful start ever, the Oregon Zoo will pause to catch its breath Wednesday, Dec. 10, closing to the public for one evening to host... Read More

December 10, 2014

Student's D.I.Y. innovation sheds light on an elusive species

A hundred miles south of Oregon, in one of the last small pockets of its historical West Coast range, an elusive, housecat-sized member of the weasel family is... Read More

December 1, 2014