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Popular 'Wildife Live' returns for summer

Summer’s in the air this week at the Oregon Zoo, as Wildlife Live presented by Portland General Electric returns for the season on June 10. The popular free-flying... Read More

June 9, 2017

Zoo conservationists to go Bowling for Rhinos June 10

It’s a critical time for rhinos everywhere — and with two of the world’s five rhino species perilously close to extinction, the Oregon Zoo’s Bowling for Rhinos... Read More

June 9, 2017

Zoo, partners return 14 western pond turtles to wild

Summer's barely getting started in Portland, but for 14 western pond turtles reared at the Oregon Zoo, a yearlong stretch of warm days and nights has just drawn to... Read More

May 25, 2017

Polar bear Nora to get new home, new companion this fall

Nora the polar bear will be getting a new home and a new companion soon. The playful youngster will relocate to Utah's Hogle Zoo this fall, where caregivers plan to... Read More

May 24, 2017

Zoo's new Education Center earns 'Top Project' awards

For the second year in a row, the Oregon Zoo earned three major honors at the Daily Journal of Commerce's annual TopProjects ceremony, held at the Oregon Convention... Read More

May 19, 2017