News: events

Zoo shows off stripes, spots during ‘Tiger and Leopard Awareness Day’

Two critically endangered cat species will share the spotlight Sept. 30, during the zoo's first Tiger and Leopard Awareness Day, presented by Banfield Pet Hospital.... Read More

September 26, 2012

Local seniors invited to free day at Oregon Zoo

Local seniors can reconnect with wildlife Tuesday, Sept. 18, during Senior Safari, a free day at the Oregon Zoo for anyone 65 or older. "People tend to think of the... Read More

September 7, 2012

Oregon Zoo’s youngest elephant, Samudra, turns 4 years old

The Oregon Zoo's youngest elephant, Samudra, turns 4 years old Thursday, Aug. 23, and keepers say the popular pachyderm has done quite a bit of growing up this past... Read More

August 22, 2012

Oolala reigns at this year's Zoolala!

What do Oregon Zoo residents and zoo supporters have in common? They all turned into party animals on the eve of Saturday, July 21 in honor of Zoolala, the Oregon... Read More

July 26, 2012

Zoo Doo is back

The Oregon Zoo is once again offering Zoo Doo to the public. Zoo Doo is produced from herbivore manure and bedding – much of it courtesy of the prolific pachyderms... Read More

July 24, 2012