News: community

Bob, Kumar enjoy some orangutan hang time

Kumar, the young male orangutan who debuted at the Oregon Zoo last month, has a new pal to hang around with.

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February 17, 2015

Zoo to engage hunters on wildlife-lead issue

The Oregon Zoo took an important step toward reducing lead exposure to wildlife this month with the hiring of a wildlife and lead outreach coordinator.

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February 13, 2015

Zoo steps up support for anti elephant-poaching campaign

For the second year in a row, the Oregon Zoo has partnered with the Wildlife Conservation Society on a campaign to combat the illegal ivory trade.

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February 11, 2015

Regence presents free day at Oregon Zoo, Feb. 14

Community members can enjoy a free day at the zoo Saturday, Feb. 14, presented by Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon.

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February 11, 2015

Zoo Doo compost will be offered to public this winter

For local gardeners, tantalized by the prospect of an early spring, the Oregon Zoo has just the stuff to get you growing: free poop.

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February 4, 2015