News: events

Two Native American totem poles restored, reinstalled at zoo

Two Native American totem poles that loom tall in Oregon Zoo history have reappeared on the zoo campus — newly refurbished, brightly painted and more striking than ever.

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October 16, 2014

So two condors and a lion walk into a bar… Zoo to host comedy night

Cackling geese, laughing hyenas and hard-to-amuse humans all stand to benefit from the Oregon Zoo's second annual comedy night Saturday, Nov. 1., featuring comedians... Read More

October 1, 2014

Regence presents Community Free Day at Oregon Zoo, Oct. 4

Community members can enjoy a free day at the Oregon Zoo on Saturday, Oct. 4, presented by Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon.

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September 29, 2014

Talk highlights plight of Bornean elephants, orangutans

Malaysian Borneo boasts one of the world's greatest assemblages of wildlife, including orangutans, Borneo pygmy elephants, sun bears, clouded leopards and Sumatran... Read More

September 24, 2014

Oregon Zoo to host Sea Otter Awareness Day, Sept 21

Otter lovers, take note! The Oregon Zoo will host Sea Otter Awareness Day on Sunday, Sept. 21, with activities aimed at showcasing these playful marine mammals and... Read More

September 15, 2014

Keep calm and carrion: Zoo marks Vulture Awareness Day

The Oregon Zoo will celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day on Saturday, Sept. 6, showcasing California condors and highlighting the critical role vultures... Read More

September 5, 2014