News: exhibit news

Bob, Kumar enjoy some orangutan hang time

Kumar, the young male orangutan who debuted at the Oregon Zoo last month, has a new pal to hang around with.

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February 17, 2015

Sumatran orangutan, Kumar, ventures out for first time

Kumar, the 9-year-old male orangutan who arrived at the Oregon Zoo in November, has moved into his new digs at Red Ape Reserve, and this week he began exploring the... Read More

January 21, 2015

New form of lumber makes debut at Elephant Lands

In a state famous for its timber industry, a new form of lumber is making its debut at an Oregon Zoo construction project. A visitor center at the Oregon Zoo's under... Read More

January 12, 2015

Winter at the zoo: Lion cubs, new condors, orangutans

After a record-breaking ZooLights, the Oregon Zoo switched to its regular winter hours this week. From now through Feb. 28, the zoo's gates will be open 10 a.m. to 4... Read More

January 7, 2015

Testing the waters at Oregon Zoo's Elephant Lands

The new elephant pool passes its first test, setting the stage for big splash in 2015.

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December 10, 2014