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Local seniors invited to free day at Oregon Zoo

Local seniors can reconnect with wildlife Tuesday, Sept. 19, during Senior Safari, a free day at the Oregon Zoo for anyone 65 or older.

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September 8, 2017

Keep calm and carrion: Zoo marks Vulture Day

The Oregon Zoo will celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day on Saturday, Sept. 2, showcasing California condors, turkey vultures and other "master recyclers,"... Read More

September 1, 2017

Free admission for first 1,000 who ride MAX to zoo Aug. 8

Here's a cool way to save a few bucks this month: MAX it to the Oregon Zoo for Second Tuesday.

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August 4, 2017

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 16, 2017

Popular 'Wildife Live' returns for summer

Summer’s in the air this week at the Oregon Zoo, as Wildlife Live presented by Portland General Electric returns for the season on June 10. The popular free-flying... Read More

June 9, 2017

Zoo conservationists to go Bowling for Rhinos June 10

It’s a critical time for rhinos everywhere — and with two of the world’s five rhino species perilously close to extinction, the Oregon Zoo’s Bowling for Rhinos... Read More

June 9, 2017