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Zoo to Punxsutawney Phil: You ain't nothin' but a groundhog

Punxsutawney Phil may hog most of the attention on Groundhog Day, but Oregon Zoo traditionalists say Jabari the hedgehog is the one to watch. The spiny little... Read More

January 31, 2013

ZooLights gets greener for Silver Anniversary

ZooLights is both brighter and greener this year. The Oregon Zoo's spectacular holiday light festival, now in its 25th year, continues upgrading its displays with an... Read More

December 21, 2012

Zoo to ring in holidays with "Presents for Primates"

The holidays will come a little early this year for the non-human primates at the Oregon Zoo. Chimpanzees and orangutans will receive food-filled gift boxes and... Read More

December 13, 2012

Zoo celebrates polar bears' birthday Dec. 1

Oregon Zoo polar bears Conrad and Tasul may be getting on in years, but they still like a good party, keepers say. On Saturday, Dec. 1, the popular brother-and-... Read More

November 26, 2012

Zoo to host Orangutan Awareness Week Nov. 11-17

The Oregon Zoo will mark Orangutan Awareness Week, Nov. 11-17, showcasing the highly endangered apes and their struggle to avoid extinction. Daily keeper talks and... Read More

November 8, 2012