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Zoo's popular Wildlife Live returns to central lawn

Change is in the air this summer at the Oregon Zoo's Wildlife Live program presented by Portland General Electric. The gracefully soaring raptors, wildlife conservation theme and lighthearted humor are back as usual, but this year's program also features some new animals and a much-anticipated return to the zoo's central lawn.

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June 23, 2016

Carpe P.M.: Zoo extends hours for 'Twilight Tuesdays'

The Oregon Zoo is offering visitors a little something extra this summer: Twilight Tuesdays, featuring late hours in the park at a deep discount.

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June 17, 2016

Zoo invites visitors to help fight extinction May 21

Sea otters, Asian elephants and California condors are three of the most iconic species at the Oregon Zoo. They are also among the most threatened. On Saturday, May... Read More

May 18, 2016

Zoo's Elephant Lands is named project of the year

Elephant Lands, a visionary home for Portland's beloved Asian elephant family, garnered three major honors last night — including Project of the Year — at the Daily... Read More

May 6, 2016

Oregon Zoo cooks up Sunday brunch for moms

Treat mom to a delicious brunch and shower her with kindness at the Oregon Zoo this year. The zoo's annual Mother's Day brunch, presented by KIND Healthy Snacks,... Read More

April 6, 2016

Runners hit the road to help orangutans

To help save this endangered species, which shares nearly 98 percent of its DNA with humans, the Portland chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers has... Read More

April 5, 2016