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Zoo offers behind-the-scenes giraffe feeding experience

Feed reticulated giraffe Desi and Masai giraffe Buttercup while learning about giraffe conservation and natural history.

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July 21, 2017

No kidding: This 'Sassy' mountain goat loves to play

Lounging or grazing among the rocky crags of their Cascade Crest habitat, the Oregon Zoo mountain goats are sometimes so still that they're easy to miss. But, as... Read More

July 13, 2017

Changing their spots: Zoo welcomes two new cheetahs

Mary Jane and Darlene, a pair of young female cheetahs from San Diego Zoo Safari Park, have moved in — while Ranger and Strike, the 7-year-old male cheetahs who... Read More

July 11, 2017

Cotton-top tamarin babies debut at zoo

Sharp-eyed visitors to the Oregon Zoo may spot a couple of tiny, furry and objectively adorable new arrivals in the Fragile Forests area this month. Two cotton-top... Read More

June 20, 2017

Carpe P.M.: Zoo extends hours for 'Twilight Tuesdays'

The Oregon Zoo is offering visitors a little something extra this summer: Twilight Tuesdays, featuring late hours in the park at a deep discount.

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June 16, 2017

5 ways to celebrate Pollinator Week in the Portland region

Hummingbirds, bumblebees and butterflies are among the most adorable of all charismatic microfauna, and they also all happen to be pollinators. If that's not... Read More

June 15, 2017