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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

Samudra turns 5, enjoys playtime with little sis

Asian elephant Samudra turned 5 years old at the Oregon Zoo today, and it's fair to say big brothers don't come much bigger.

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August 23, 2013

'Sunset at the Zoo' offers one more chance for summer fun

Trashcan Joe and Mr. Ben to perform as zoo extends hours on Aug. 21. The Sunset at the Zoo series — free with regular zoo admission — concludes Wednesday, Aug. 21,... Read More

August 20, 2013

Zoo to open early, close early on Aug. 13 2nd Tuesday

Visitors who travel by MAX can see the Oregon Zoo for just 50 cents a person Aug. 13 — and zoo officials are encouraging them to get an early start.

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August 1, 2013

Zoo extends hours during '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 19, 2013