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Sumatran orangutan, Kumar, ventures out for first time

Kumar, the 9-year-old male orangutan who arrived at the Oregon Zoo in November, has moved into his new digs at Red Ape Reserve, and this week he began exploring the... Read More

January 21, 2015

County-wide survey yields no trace of rare native turtle

A two-year comprehensive turtle survey, the first of its kind in Clackamas County, has failed to document any trace of the imperiled western pond turtle during its... Read More

January 13, 2015

Winter at the zoo: Lion cubs, new condors, orangutans

After a record-breaking ZooLights, the Oregon Zoo switched to its regular winter hours this week. From now through Feb. 28, the zoo's gates will be open 10 a.m. to 4... Read More

January 7, 2015

Popular PDX attractions offer each others' member free admission in 2015

Some of the most popular attractions in our region - including the The Portland Japanese Garden, Portland Children's Museum, and Oregon Historical Society - are... Read More

January 1, 2015

2014: The year in photos at the Oregon Zoo

A month-by-month look back at of some of the most stunning images taken at the Oregon Zoo in 2014.

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December 26, 2014