News: elephants

Zoo chef, nutritionist prep healthy cake for Packy's party

Paul Bosch, the Oregon Zoo's new executive chef, may have worked for Elephants Delicatessen before, but he's never cooked for an actual elephant — until now. "I'm... Read More

April 12, 2013

Famous elephant Packy is turning 51 at Oregon Zoo

The Oregon Zoo is throwing an elephant-sized party to celebrate the species that made it famous. Elephantastic, held each year on or near Packy's birthday, takes... Read More

April 9, 2013

Has trunk, won't travel: Lily belongs to Oregon Zoo

The Oregon Zoo has it in writing: Lily the elephant is here to stay. In an agreement finalized today, the zoo assumed legal ownership of Rose-Tu's new calf from Have... Read More

February 7, 2013

Masto-gone: zoo's ice age visitor to return to Smithsonian

The Oregon Zoo’s Lilah Callen Holden Elephant Museum — home to elephant-related art, historical artifacts and a 7,000-year-old fossilized mastodon skeleton — will... Read More

January 8, 2013

Wrinkles in time: a trunkful of memories from 2012

It's been a big year for Oregon Zoo elephants, from the 50th birthday of Packy in April to the birth of the newest member of the herd, Lily, in November. As the zoo... Read More

December 28, 2012