News: arrivals and departures

Condor breeding program welcomes first eggs of 2017

California condors at the Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation are laying the groundwork for species recovery one egg at a time. The first three... Read More

February 3, 2017

One-eyed, lead-poisoned eagle finds home at Oregon Zoo

A one-eyed bald eagle has taken up residence at Oregon Zoo after a lengthy rehabilitation in Wisconsin, joining Jack, another one-eyed rescue, in the zoo's Eagle... Read More

December 22, 2016

Humboldt beginnings: Season's first penguin chick hatches

A new chick joined the Oregon Zoo's Humboldt penguin colony this week, and he or she may have a sibling in the next couple days.

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December 13, 2016

2016's top stories of conservation, cuteness and care

From a tough-as-nails California condor to a playful young polar bear, 2016 was a big year for conservation, animal welfare and general adorableness at the Oregon... Read More

December 12, 2016

Goodbye to Bubba, one of area's largest, best-known snakes

Bubba, a Burmese python who was among the biggest and best-known snakes in the Pacific Northwest, was humanely euthanized at the Oregon Zoo Thursday after a battle... Read More

November 2, 2016