News: arrivals and departures

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

Tilly's otter pups are growing fast and ready for names

Oregon Zoo otter keepers have come up with a short list of possible names for each pup and are inviting the public to weigh in.

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March 28, 2017

Young mountain goat Sassy has new home at Oregon Zoo

Sassy, a young mountain goat nanny from Calgary, Alberta, has joined the Oregon Zoo family, spending much of the past two weeks with male mountain goat Honovi in... Read More

March 7, 2017

Otter babies: River otter Tilly is raising 2 new pups

Tilly, a North American river otter, is raising two tiny pups, born Feb. 26 at the Oregon Zoo. The new arrivals — one male and one female — weighed around 4 ounces... Read More

March 6, 2017

Zoo mourns Asian elephant Packy, oldest male of his species

Packy, who made headlines during the Kennedy era as the first elephant born in the Western Hemisphere in 44 years, was humanely euthanized at the Oregon Zoo today.... Read More

February 9, 2017