News: exhibit news

Endangered black rhino has new home at Oregon Zoo

Ruka, a 4-year-old male rhino from the Saint Louis Zoo, arrived in Portland last month, and keepers hope the rhino pair will hit it off and perhaps add to the population of this critically endangered species.

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August 25, 2015

River otter pup makes surprise debut at zoo's 2nd Tuesday

Little Pudding — the 4-month-old river otter orphaned last month near Oakridge, Ore. — made a brief debut in the zoo's Cascade Stream and Pond habitat at a little... Read More

August 11, 2015

Artist brings color-shifting sculptures to zoo's Elephant Lands

The Oregon Zoo's Elephant Lands, now in its final stages of construction, is raising the bar for elephant care across the country — but not everything noteworthy... Read More

August 5, 2015

Zoo to close early July 18 to prepare for Zoolala

The Oregon Zoo will close at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 18, to set up for the annual summer benefit, Zoolala. Visitors already in the zoo by that time may remain until... Read More

July 10, 2015

Orangutan Kumar introduced to gibbons Phyllis and Duffy

Red Ape Reserve was in "full swing" yesterday as Sumatran orangutan Kumar met the white-cheeked gibbons Phyllis and Duffy for the first time. While Inji – a long-... Read More

July 10, 2015

New orangutan Kitra debuts at Red Ape Reserve

Kitra, a 14-year-old female orangutan who arrived here from Cleveland Metroparks Zoo recently, made her Oregon Zoo debut this morning, joining 10-year-old Bob,... Read More

July 8, 2015