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Zoo's spring break camp helps kids connect with nature

Northwest campers this spring are advised to be on the lookout for bears. And elephants. And flamingos. Well, if you're an Oregon Zoo Nature Ranger, that is. The zoo... Read More

February 15, 2013

Zoo rings in Year of the Snake with free admission - Feb. 10

Bubba, the Oregon Zoo's impressively huge Burmese python, will be slithering into the spotlight soon. The zoo is offering free admission Feb. 10, celebrating the... Read More

February 1, 2013

Kids to explore world of wildlife at winter break camp

When schools close for winter break, release your children into the wilds of the Oregon Zoo! The Oregon Zoo's Winter break camp program –running Dec. 18-21, Dec. 27-... Read More

November 30, 2012

Zoo to host Orangutan Awareness Week Nov. 11-17

The Oregon Zoo will mark Orangutan Awareness Week, Nov. 11-17, showcasing the highly endangered apes and their struggle to avoid extinction. Daily keeper talks and... Read More

November 8, 2012

Oregon Zoo turns 124, gears up for 'quasquicentennial'

The Oregon Zoo turns 124 years old today, and staff members are already planning celebratory events for the months leading up to next year’s 125th anniversary.... Read More

November 7, 2012