News: arrivals and departures

Zoo's Humboldt penguin chicks get into the swim of things

The five new Humboldt penguin chicks that hatched at the Oregon Zoo this spring have begun to emerge from their nest boxes and explore their surroundings, keepers... Read More

June 17, 2013

Tilly's 'tough love' wins out: otter is named Zoo Mom of Year

Talk about your political animals... The race to determine the Oregon Zoo's 2013 Mother of the Year grew heated at times but was thoroughly engaging, as keepers... Read More

May 10, 2013

Who's your mama? Zoo animals vie for 'Mom of the Year' honors

The Oregon Zoo will be naming its 2013 Zoo Mother of the Year next week, and the public is invited to help choose the winner. Keepers have narrowed the field to... Read More

May 2, 2013

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