News: arrivals and departures

Zoo finds home for 2 orphaned opossum joeys

Spring has sprung, and new life is all around at the Oregon Zoo — sometimes popping up in unexpected places. In late May, two orphaned opossum joeys were found... Read More

June 6, 2016

Make way for hatchlings: Tiny turtles arrive at zoo

It's the time when baby western pond turtles in the Columbia River Gorge emerge from months of hibernation and begin swimming about — making an ideal "fun size"... Read More

May 27, 2016

Zoo names animal care expert as new deputy director

Sheri L. Horiszny, director of animal programs at the Santa Barbara Zoo and founder of three giraffe conservation initiatives, has been named deputy director of... Read More

May 17, 2016

Zoo says goodbye to Malayan sun bear Vivian

Vivian, a beloved Malayan sun bear who was among the oldest of her species, was humanely euthanized at the Oregon Zoo Thursday after a decline related to her... Read More

May 13, 2016

Zoo's first condor chick of 2016 gets some help hatching

Remember this year's first California condor egg, laid on Jan. 28? It hatched on March 27 at the Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation — slightly... Read More

March 31, 2016