News: arrivals and departures

Flocking together: Zoo lorikeets are set to migrate south

The Oregon Zoo's Lorikeet Landing, home to several species of the exotic and brilliantly hued birds, will close for the season as usual Oct. 12, but when it reopens... Read More

August 20, 2014

New cotton-top tamarins move in next to chimps

The Oregon Zoo's three cotton-top tamarins are doing well and have moved to a newly refurbished space in the zoo's Fragile Forests area, near the chimpanzees, where... Read More

August 8, 2014

Tiny but spiny: Zoo welcomes five hedgehog babies

What's cuter than a baby hedgehog? How about five baby hedgehogs? Hakuna Matata, an African pygmy hedgehog at the Oregon Zoo, gave birth to a litter of five on July... Read More

July 31, 2014

Make way for ducklings: Northen shovelers hatch at zoo

Six downy puffballs — aka northern shoveler ducklings — hatched at the Oregon Zoo on Sunday, and they're already stealing the hearts of visitors. The sextuplet can... Read More

June 25, 2014

Zoo welcomes summer with new otter, special programs

Summer officially starts this weekend, and the Oregon Zoo will usher in the season with frisky new otter pup and a host of seasonal special events.

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June 20, 2014