News: exhibit news

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

Orphaned river otter finds home and health at Oregon Zoo

A boisterous, squeaky river otter pup, orphaned last month near Cottage Grove, Ore., has just taken up residence at the Oregon Zoo. A passing motorist spotted the... Read More

July 7, 2015