News: arrivals and departures

Lion update: Smallest cub is back with her family

The smallest of three African lion cubs born at the Oregon Zoo last month has been reunited with her family following an intensive-care intervention and a nine-day... Read More

October 2, 2013

Vets begin caring for smallest of lion cub triplets

Neka has proven a natural when it comes to cub rearing. Since the birth of her female triplets on Sept. 7, the first-time mother has been grooming, nursing and... Read More

September 25, 2013

Cub update: It's a girl, and a girl, and a girl!

Veterinarians and animal-care staff conducted their first examination of Neka's 12-day-old lion cubs at the Oregon Zoo today, and answered a question that's been on... Read More

September 19, 2013

Pride of the zoo: African lion Neka gives birth to three cubs

According to keepers, the three not-so-little kittens entered the world Sept. 7 between about 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. The first-time mom and her new family are doing... Read More

September 8, 2013

Possibility of lion cubs brings roars of excitement

If all goes well, 5-year-old Neka is expected to give birth in next 10 days. The Oregon Zoo may soon be welcoming a litter of African lion cubs, its first in several... Read More

September 4, 2013