News: arrivals and departures

Zoo mourns Julius, oldest male Steller sea lion in U.S.

Julius, a Steller sea lion at the Oregon Zoo known for his tough independence, was humanely euthanized Sunday following a decline due to complications related to his... Read More

February 2, 2014

Zoo's condor-breeding season gets off to early start

California condor breeding season arrived earlier than usual this week at the Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation. The first egg of the season,... Read More

January 23, 2014

River otter Molalla is all grown up, moving to Seattle

They grow up so fast.... On Jan. 28, 2013, Molalla, the first river otter to be born at the Oregon Zoo, arrived. Weighing just 4 ounces, unable to see or walk, let... Read More

January 17, 2014

Zoo says goodbye to 'mischievous but sweet' orang Kutai

Kutai, a 20-year-old Sumatran orangutan known for his intelligence, creativity and fun-loving personality, died Saturday at the Oregon Zoo following a monthlong... Read More

January 5, 2014

Winter at the zoo: New hours, cubs trek out, pup swims

As the Oregon Zoo switches to winter hours this month, visitors will be treated to some new baby-viewing opportunities plus a chance to see history in the making... Read More

January 3, 2014