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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

Procrastinators take note: last weekend for ZooLights

Visitors still have a few more evenings to brighten the holiday season at the Oregon Zoo. ZooLights, the zoo's winter wonderland of sparkling lights and brilliant... Read More

December 28, 2012

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