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Pride of the zoo: African lion Neka gives birth to three cubs

According to keepers, the three not-so-little kittens entered the world Sept. 7 between about 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. The first-time mom and her new family are doing... Read More

September 8, 2013

Oregon Zoo to host Sea Otter Awareness Week

Otter lovers, be aware! The Oregon Zoo and Friends of the Sea Otter celebrate Sea Otter Awareness Week, Sept. 22-28 — seven days aimed at showcasing these playful... Read More

September 6, 2013

Local seniors invited to free day at Oregon Zoo

Local seniors can reconnect with wildlife Tuesday, Sept. 17, during Senior Safari, a free day at the Oregon Zoo for anyone 65 or older.

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September 5, 2013

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