News: events

Summer at the zoo: Longer hours, new exhibit

As the Oregon Zoo switches to summer hours this weekend, visitors will be treated to some new viewing opportunities. Starting Saturday, May 24, the zoo's gates will... Read More

May 23, 2014

Zoo supporters to dine, dance at summer's 'wildest' event

Animal lovers and party animals can spend a wild evening under the stars July 19 — sipping complimentary wine and beer, savoring small plates from the region's best... Read More

May 23, 2014

Season's last condor chick hatches at zoo breeding facility

The Oregon Zoo concluded its California condor breeding season in timely, and slightly unusual, fashion this week. The zoo's sixth and last chick of the season... Read More

May 22, 2014

Zoo enlists visitors' help to protect endangered species

Asian elephants, African wild dogs and Sumatran orangutans are three of the most beloved animals at the Oregon Zoo. In the wild, they share a more troubling... Read More

May 14, 2014

Visitors will come nose-to-beak with condors at new exhibit

After more than 100 years, California condors have returned to Portland. Though native to the region, and commonly seen here during the time of Lewis and Clark, the... Read More

May 13, 2014