News: arrivals and departures

Oregon Zoo welcomes three new harbor seals

Three new harbor seals arrived at the Oregon Zoo over the weekend, and visitors can already see the playful pinnipeds diving through the clear waters of the zoo's... Read More

October 13, 2015

New caracal kittens up the cuteness ante at Oregon Zoo

An Oregon Zoo pygmy rabbit was already a big winner in the scientist-led #CuteOff this month, but the zoo doesn't seem to be resting on its laurels. Last week, a... Read More

September 29, 2015

Zoo temporarily takes in trio of orphaned cougar cubs

Three orphaned cougar cubs — with fuzzy, spotted coats, baby-blue eyes and some surprisingly big voices — have briefly taken up residence behind the scenes at the... Read More

September 23, 2015

Where the antelope play: Bontebok debut at Oregon Zoo

A pair of frisky young bontebok — a species considered among the most handsome and least athletic of African antelope — debuted at the Oregon Zoo this week, grazing... Read More

September 3, 2015

Endangered black rhino has new home at Oregon Zoo

Ruka, a 4-year-old male rhino from the Saint Louis Zoo, arrived in Portland last month, and keepers hope the rhino pair will hit it off and perhaps add to the... Read More

August 25, 2015