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Free admission for first 1,000 who ride MAX to zoo Aug. 8

Here's a cool way to save a few bucks this month: MAX it to the Oregon Zoo for Second Tuesday.

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August 4, 2017

5 ways to celebrate Owl Awareness Day in the Pacific Northwest

Of the many birds associated with the Pacific Northwest, few may be more universally adored than owls. And few share as many super powers: binocular night vision,... Read More

August 3, 2017

Zoo animals beat the heat as temps soar to record highs

Un-bear-able heat? Animal experts at the Oregon Zoo say that’s otterly impossible. With record highs expected in Portland for much of this week, zoo staff has been... Read More

August 1, 2017

Zoo offers behind-the-scenes giraffe feeding experience

Feed reticulated giraffe Desi and Masai giraffe Buttercup while learning about giraffe conservation and natural history.

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July 21, 2017

No kidding: This 'Sassy' mountain goat loves to play

Lounging or grazing among the rocky crags of their Cascade Crest habitat, the Oregon Zoo mountain goats are sometimes so still that they're easy to miss. But, as... Read More

July 13, 2017