News: events

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

Thousands flock to zoo to 'test-drive' new Elephant Lands

More than 4,000 visitors showed up at the Oregon Zoo today for the once-in-a-lifetime chance to “test drive” a section of Elephant Lands before Lily, Samudra and the... Read More

April 27, 2015

Zoo announces concert lineup, tickets go on sale 4/24

With 15 concerts taking place from June through September, the series will showcase a variety of world-renowned artists — from new wave party-rockers the B-52s to... Read More

April 13, 2015