News: conservation and species recovery

Three's company: third bird joins zoo's new condor-minium

"Keep calm and carrion" seems to be the motto of three California condors settling in at the Oregon Zoo this month. Keepers say the critically endangered scavengers... Read More

April 23, 2014

California condors land in Portland

On Wednesday morning, two hydraulic doors opened inside the Oregon Zoo's new Condors of the Columbia habitat following a cue from a keeper radio call: "Release the... Read More

April 10, 2014

Nocturnal camera trap pics show rare carnivore standoff

A rarely seen nocturnal encounter between a leopard and a brown hyena was photographed during a recent carnivore research project supported by the Oregon Zoo

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April 7, 2014

'Frogzilla' photobombs zoo conservation crew

Oregon Zoo conservationists working in Washington's Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge may have unintentionally documented a record-breaking bullfrog, which... Read More

April 1, 2014

Zoo vet, keepers help condor chick break out of shell

It's been a busy week at the Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation. The first California condor chick of 2014 arrived Tuesday with quite a commotion... Read More

March 21, 2014