News: community

Bright lights, big savings: 2-for-1 deals for ZooLights

The Oregon Zoo is looking to make people's holidays a lot brighter without making their wallets a lot lighter.

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December 3, 2013

An awww-inspiring year: Lily the elephant turns 1

She was born big — with an outsize personality to match — and she's had a big impact on the Oregon Zoo's world famous Asian elephant herd and zoo visitors alike.... Read More

November 29, 2013

Time for families, herds, prides to gather together

The holiday season is a time for family gatherings — even, it seems, for some of the best known animals at the Oregon Zoo. In the days leading up to Thanksgiving,... Read More

November 27, 2013

Winter break camps help kids connect nature, culture

Winter break is a great time for kids to connect with both nature and culture at the Oregon Zoo. This year's "ARcTic Adventure" day camps — held Dec. 30-31 and Jan.... Read More

November 22, 2013

Zoo previews future railway with new rendering

Exhibit designers released a sneak peek of the new Oregon Zoo railway today, giving the community its first look at a route optimized for spectacular views of... Read More

November 21, 2013