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Zoo's growing pride: Lion Kya gives birth to four cubs

Kya, a 7-year-old African lion at the Oregon Zoo, gave birth to four healthy lion cubs today. According to keepers, the cubs entered the world Sept. 8 between about... Read More

September 8, 2014

Keep calm and carrion: Zoo marks Vulture Awareness Day

The Oregon Zoo will celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day on Saturday, Sept. 6, showcasing California condors and highlighting the critical role vultures... Read More

September 5, 2014

After 2-year stay, giraffe Riley returns to Utah's Hogle Zoo

The Oregon Zoo will soon bid goodbye to one of its tallest out-of-town guests ever: Riley, a 17-foot-tall reticulated giraffe, will be returning home to Utah's Hogle... Read More

September 3, 2014

Local seniors invited to free day at Oregon Zoo

Local seniors can reconnect with wildlife Tuesday, Sept. 16, during Senior Safari, a free day at the Oregon Zoo for anyone 65 or older.

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September 3, 2014

Native American totem poles restored, reinstalled at zoo

Two Native American totem poles that loom tall in Oregon Zoo history will reappear on the zoo campus soon — newly refurbished, brightly painted and more striking... Read More

August 28, 2014