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Zoo extends hours for 'Sunset at the Zoo' festivities

Over the course of four Wednesdays this summer, the Oregon Zoo is offering visitors a little something extra: Sunset at the Zoo, presented by Banfield Pet Hospital,... Read More

July 7, 2015

Zoolala fundraiser features eco-friendly eats, sweets

This year's Zoolala benefit, taking place July 19 at the Oregon Zoo, will showcase some the Northwest's finest food, the world's most interesting animals and a... Read More

July 6, 2015

Zoo sends ivory pieces to New York for crush

Under the supervision of Oregon Zoo security, zoo staff packed 250 pounds of elephant ivory into a crate last week and shipped it via "Custom Critical" FedEx to... Read More

June 19, 2015

Popular Wildlife Live show debuts in new location

Change is in the air this summer at the Oregon Zoo's Wildlife Live program presented by Portland General Electric. The gracefully soaring raptors, wildlife... Read More

June 16, 2015

5 ways to celebrate Pollinator Week in the Portland region

Hummingbirds, bumblebees and butterflies are among the most adorable of all charismatic microfauna, and they also all happen to be pollinators.
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June 12, 2015