News: events

'Sunset at the Zoo' offers one more chance for summer fun

Trashcan Joe and Mr. Ben to perform as zoo extends hours on Aug. 21. The Sunset at the Zoo series — free with regular zoo admission — concludes Wednesday, Aug. 21,... Read More

August 20, 2013

Zoo to open early, close early on Aug. 13 2nd Tuesday

Visitors who travel by MAX can see the Oregon Zoo for just 50 cents a person Aug. 13 — and zoo officials are encouraging them to get an early start.

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August 1, 2013

Zoo conservationists to go 'Bowling for Rhinos' June 15

It's a critical time for rhinos worldwide. Conservationists estimate that in South Africa alone, a rhinoceros is killed every 15 hours. And with two of the five... Read More

May 6, 2013

Eggs-citing time for kids at zoo's annual 'Rabbit Romp'

Eggs-citing times are in store Saturday, March 30, when the Oregon Zoo hosts its annual Rabbit Romp, a celebration of spring for all ages. Rabbit Romp is sponsored... Read More

March 13, 2013

As spring break nears, flamingos are set to 'flock this way'

No need to book that trip to Miami: For spring break this year, locals can get their flamingo fix at the Oregon Zoo. This morning, 21 lesser flamingos waded into the... Read More

March 6, 2013