News: events

Zoo's grouchy lion dad is latest cat celeb on internet

Move over, Grumpy Cat. A new grouchy feline is taking over the Internet, and — based on his size, demeanor and species — he seems to have assumed pride of place.... Read More

March 12, 2014

African lion cubs venture out with dad for first time

He's a 500-pound mega-carnivore capable of pulling a buffalo to the ground, but Zawadi Mungu now plays a new role: cat toy.

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March 6, 2014

Tori Amos to play Oregon Zoo in July, tickets on sale Friday

Tori Amos built her résumé from relentless musical curiosity. She's been nominated for Grammys, MTV Video Music Awards, German classical music honors and British... Read More

March 5, 2014

Zoo digs out, plans to reopen for Feb. 11 'Second Tuesday'

After a record February snowfall shuttered the Oregon Zoo over the past four days, officials say the popular destination is set to reopen in time for its monthly... Read More

February 10, 2014

On Groundhog Day, zoo 'hedges' its bets for an early spring

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

January 31, 2014