News: arrivals and departures

Zoo says goodbye to Citation, oldest zebra in U.S.

In her youth, she was so fleet-footed she was named for a famous racehorse, but age finally caught up to Citation the Damara zebra, who was euthanized at the Oregon... Read More

May 1, 2013

Hail Augustus: Zoo's new De Brazza's monkey gets a name

The Oregon Zoo's new De Brazza's monkey finally has a name: Augustus. The youngster arrived — wide-eyed, blond and furry — more than a month ago, but his mom, Brooke... Read More

April 25, 2013

Five Humboldt penguin chicks hatch at Oregon Zoo

The spring baby boom continues: Five new hatchlings have joined the Oregon Zoo's 18 adult Humboldt penguins over the past month — the first penguin chicks to hatch... Read More

April 10, 2013

Zoo's baby otter gets swimming lessons from mom

Learning to swim isn't easy, even for a river otter. Mo, a North American river otter born at the Oregon Zoo in late January, took his first dip last week, but not... Read More

April 4, 2013

Just say 'Mo': Zoo's baby river otter gets a name

After several weeks of consideration, keepers at the Oregon Zoo have settled on a name for the new baby river otter. The pup will be called Molalla, or Mo for short... Read More

March 15, 2013