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Zoo breaks ground on 'Elephant Lands' habitat

Golden shovels were on hand, but the Oregon Zoo broke ground today elephant-style: with a 30-ton excavator. Construction of the 6.25-acre Elephant Lands habitat —... Read More

June 10, 2013

Zoo supporters to dine, dance at summer's "wildest" event

Zoo supporters can savor delicious regional fare, dance under the stars, and hang out with some real party animals July 20, as the Oregon Zoo Foundation hosts its... Read More

June 7, 2013

Zoo grant helps Portland Audubon take the lead on lead

On May 13, the Audubon Society of Portland's Wildlife Care Center received a call about a bald eagle that seemed unable to fly. Care center operations manager Lacy... Read More

June 5, 2013

Zoo welcomes summer with extended hours, programs

The Oregon Zoo is ready to welcome summer, with longer hours and a host of seasonal special events. Beginning Saturday, May 25, zoo gates will open at 9 a.m. and... Read More

May 23, 2013

Oregon Zoo seeks photos (of photos) for 125th Anniversary

Got any old zoo photos? As its 125th anniversary approaches, the Oregon Zoo is seeking help in tracking down and sharing memories from throughout its history — and... Read More

May 16, 2013