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Love is in the air, treats in store for zoo animals on V-Day

Roses are nice, chocolates are too, but animals crave other treats at the Oregon Zoo. Keepers will spread the love Thursday, Feb. 14, delivering some nontraditional... Read More

February 13, 2013

Oregon Zoo hedgehog forecasts six more weeks of winter

It might be nice outside now, but don't pack those snow tires and chains away just yet. Jabari, the Oregon Zoo's African pygmy hedgehog, saw his shadow today,... Read More

February 2, 2013

Zoo rings in Year of the Snake with free admission - Feb. 10

Bubba, the Oregon Zoo's impressively huge Burmese python, will be slithering into the spotlight soon. The zoo is offering free admission Feb. 10, celebrating the... Read More

February 1, 2013

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

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