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Treats in store for animals, visitors at zoo's 'Howloween'

Trick-or-treaters can fill their bags with goodies and learn about wildlife Oct. 31, during Howloween at the Oregon Zoo. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is... Read More

October 21, 2015

ZooTeens inspire schoolkids, meet Jane Goodall

A team of 11 ZooTeens — the Oregon Zoo's corps of high school volunteers — earned an audience with world-renowned primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall... Read More

October 16, 2015

Performers invited to participate in ZooLights

ZooLights has become a Portland tradition, with thousands of visitors most nights. During the festival, the zoo is ablaze with the glow of more than one million... Read More

October 14, 2015

Oregon Zoo welcomes three new harbor seals

Three new harbor seals arrived at the Oregon Zoo over the weekend, and visitors can already see the playful pinnipeds diving through the clear waters of the zoo's... Read More

October 13, 2015

Zoo awards $10K in grants for Asian elephant conservation

Asian elephants in Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Myanmar and southern India got some much-needed help this week as the Oregon Zoo awarded $10,000 to four conservation efforts... Read More

October 8, 2015