News: elephants

Zoo vets formulate new plan for treating Packy's TB

After a couple of false starts, Oregon Zoo veterinarians are planning a new course of treatment for combating Asian elephant Packy's tuberculosis, first discovered... Read More

January 24, 2014

Zoo calls for new ivory laws, anti-poaching efforts

The Oregon Zoo has ramped up efforts to combat the illegal ivory trade by partnering with The Wildlife Conservation Society on the recently launched 96 Elephants... Read More

January 9, 2014

Winter at the zoo: New hours, cubs trek out, pup swims

As the Oregon Zoo switches to winter hours this month, visitors will be treated to some new baby-viewing opportunities plus a chance to see history in the making... Read More

January 3, 2014

ZOOMG! 2013's top 10 stories of conservation, cuteness

From cruller-sized pygmy rabbits to slam-dunking sea otters, 2013 was a big year for conservation, animal welfare and general adorableness at the Oregon Zoo. Here's... Read More

December 19, 2013

An awww-inspiring year: Lily the elephant turns 1

She was born big — with an outsize personality to match — and she's had a big impact on the Oregon Zoo's world famous Asian elephant herd and zoo visitors alike.... Read More

November 29, 2013