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Bring your trunks! Zoo elephants enjoy family swim

As temperatures at the Oregon Zoo soared near the 100-degree mark last week, Asian elephant Rose-Tu did what a lot of moms do on hot afternoons: took her kids for a... Read More

July 8, 2014

Zoolala fundraiser features eco-friendly eats, sweets

This year's Zoolala benefit, taking place July 19 at the Oregon Zoo, will showcase some the Northwest's finest food, the world's most interesting animals and a... Read More

July 7, 2014

Zoo extends hours for 'Sunset at the Zoo' festivities

Over the course of four Wednesdays this summer, the Oregon Zoo is offering visitors a little something extra: Sunset at the Zoo, free with regular zoo admission,... Read More

July 2, 2014

Elephant could kickstart U.S. - Malaysia sister city program

Portland could soon become the first major American city to form a sister city relationship with a Malaysian city, thanks in no small part to the star power of... Read More

July 1, 2014

Humboldt penguin chicks get in the swim of things

The three 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 27, 2014