News: animal welfare

Pachyderms pulverize pumpkins in prelude to Halloween festivities

Some of the world's largest land animals demolish some of the area's largest pumpkins at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, during the Oregon Zoo's annual Squishing of the... Read More

October 25, 2013

Oregon Zoo seeks help in naming Neka's lion cubs

Oregon Zoo lion keepers made two eagerly awaited announcements this week: Neka's smallest cub appears to be recovering from her health troubles, and all three of the... Read More

October 16, 2013

Treats in store for animals, visitors at zoo's 'Howloween'

Trick-or-treaters can fill their bags with goodies and learn about wildlife Oct. 26-27, during Howloween at the Oregon Zoo. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and... Read More

October 16, 2013

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

Oregon Zoo to host Sea Otter Awareness Week

Otter lovers, be aware! The Oregon Zoo and Friends of the Sea Otter celebrate Sea Otter Awareness Week, Sept. 22-28 — seven days aimed at showcasing these playful... Read More

September 6, 2013