News: arrivals and departures

Orphaned cougar cubs moving on after 6-week stay at zoo

Last week, while the Oregon Zoo's three African lion cubs took a snowy star turn on Good Morning America, another lion cub trio was purring away in private, camped... Read More

February 19, 2014

Zoo mourns Julius, oldest male Steller sea lion in U.S.

Julius, a Steller sea lion at the Oregon Zoo known for his tough independence, was humanely euthanized Sunday following a decline due to complications related to his... Read More

February 2, 2014

Zoo's condor-breeding season gets off to early start

California condor breeding season arrived earlier than usual this week at the Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation. The first egg of the season,... Read More

January 23, 2014

River otter Molalla is all grown up, moving to Seattle

They grow up so fast.... On Jan. 28, 2013, Molalla, the first river otter to be born at the Oregon Zoo, arrived. Weighing just 4 ounces, unable to see or walk, let... Read More

January 17, 2014

Zoo says goodbye to 'mischievous but sweet' orang Kutai

Kutai, a 20-year-old Sumatran orangutan known for his intelligence, creativity and fun-loving personality, died Saturday at the Oregon Zoo following a monthlong... Read More

January 5, 2014