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Wildlife workshop at zoo aims to get the lead out

Lead poisoning has been called one of the most preventable environmental health problems. Since the 1980s, lead has been eliminated from paint, gasoline and plumbing... Read More

November 15, 2013

Zoo to illuminate holidays with 1.5 million colorful lights

The Oregon Zoo invites visitors to brighten their holiday nights at ZooLights, where sparkling lights and brilliant hues transform the zoo into a winter wonderland.... Read More

November 12, 2013

Oregon Zoo turns 125, unveils online photo gallery

The Oregon Zoo is celebrating its "quasquicentennial" — or 125th anniversary — today by looking back at the past century and a quarter through the eyes of its... Read More

November 7, 2013

Lace up Thanksgiving morning for zoo's annual Turkey Trot

The Oregon Zoo invites runners and walkers of all ages to its annual Turkey Trot on Thursday, Nov. 28. The Thanksgiving Day event, organized by the Oregon Road... Read More

November 6, 2013

Zoo offers free Veterans Day admission for military

Active and retired military personnel and their families to be admitted free Nov. 11. The Oregon Zoo will mark Veterans Day by offering free admission on Monday, Nov... Read More

November 1, 2013