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Zoo joins fight to save world's smallest elephants

With its oversized ears, everlasting baby face and gentle demeanor, the Borneo pygmy elephant is a cartoon come to life. But inherent cuteness has not been enough to... Read More

March 10, 2015

Zoo's spring, summer camps help kids connect with nature

With spring just around the corner, Northwest campers should be prepared for encounters with bears, cougars and bobcats — not to mention polar bears, lions and... Read More

March 4, 2015

Stunning aerial pics offer peek at zoo's new Elephant Lands

Just out of view of visitors, the biggest project in Oregon Zoo history is taking shape.

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March 3, 2015

Zoo mourns Gus, world's oldest male Steller sea lion

Gus, a Steller sea lion at the Oregon Zoo known for his gentle demeanor, was humanely euthanized Sunday after a decline due to complications related to his advanced... Read More

March 2, 2015

Zoo to celebrate International Polar Bear Day, Feb. 28

On Saturday, Feb. 28, Oregon Zoo visitors are invited to celebrate International Polar Bear Day, a day aimed at showcasing these iconic marine mammals and... Read More

February 26, 2015