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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

'Legos at the Zoo' will celebrate rhinos, math, pastry

Future engineers, inventors and roboticists from Oregon Episcopal School's "Lego Physics" program will show off their animal-themed creations at the Oregon Zoo this... Read More

May 16, 2013

Zoo summer camps connect kids with nature

Northwest campers should be prepared for encounters with bears, cougars and bobcats this summer — not to mention giraffes, elephants and flamingos. The Oregon Zoo's... Read More

May 13, 2013

Tilly's 'tough love' wins out: otter is named Zoo Mom of Year

Talk about your political animals... The race to determine the Oregon Zoo's 2013 Mother of the Year grew heated at times but was thoroughly engaging, as keepers... Read More

May 10, 2013