News: arrivals and departures

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 formerly lived here, made the return trip to San Diego.

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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

Polar bear Nora to get new home, new companion this fall

Nora the polar bear will be getting a new home and a new companion soon. The playful youngster will relocate to Utah's Hogle Zoo this fall, where caregivers plan to... Read More

May 24, 2017

Pair of wild eagles settles in above zoo

Sharp-eyed visitors to the Oregon Zoo have been noticing some impressive new animals lately. For the past week and a half, a pair of wild bald eagles has been... Read More

May 4, 2017

Zookeepers, vets rally to save life of rare baby bat

A tiny, critically endangered fruit bat that almost didn't live past its first day is now 1 month old and well on the road to recovery at the Oregon Zoo.

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April 10, 2017

Condor-recovery effort welcomes first chicks of 2017

It's a sure sign of spring: The first two California condor chicks of 2017 hatched at the Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation this week, kicking... Read More

March 30, 2017