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When school's out, zoo camps connect kids with nature

School’s almost out — have you made plans for your kids this summer? Opportunities for summer fun and learning are going fast at the Oregon Zoo. The zoo’s popular... Read More

June 1, 2015

Zoo conservationists to go Bowling for Rhinos June 13

It's a critical time for rhinos worldwide. More than 1,000 rhinos were killed last year in South Africa alone. And with two of the five rhino species perilously... Read More

May 26, 2015

Zoo enlists visitors' help to protect endangered species

Of the roughly 230 species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates living at the zoo, more than 50 are endangered or threatened. On Saturday... Read More

May 11, 2015

Zoo cooks up Mother's Day brunch

Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and brunch reservations are fast disappearing. There’s still time to honor mom though, with a delicious spread courtesy of the... Read More

April 28, 2015

Zoo to host Safe Kids Day - May 2

For kids, summer is traditionally a time for play, with activities like swimming, skateboarding and riding bikes. To make sure the risk of injuries doesn’t rise with... Read More

April 27, 2015