News: exhibit news

Zoo welcomes summer with new otter, special programs

Summer officially starts this weekend, and the Oregon Zoo will usher in the season with frisky new otter pup and a host of seasonal special events.

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June 20, 2014

Rescued sea otter pup is almost ready for zoo debut

Oregon Zoo visitors might get to meet a new otter soon. Juno, the rescued sea otter pup who has been settling in behind the scenes at the Steller Cove habitat, had... Read More

June 17, 2014

Zoo elephants won't know where to find their next meal

Soon the Oregon Zoo's famous family of elephants won't know where their next meal is coming from. And that's a good thing, animal experts say. "In Southeast Asian... Read More

June 6, 2014

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

Playful pup Juno to join two elderly otters at Steller Cove

Precious cargo arrived Tuesday, May 13, on the Oregon coast in ice-filled crates, when a single-engine turboprop plane touched down at Newport Municipal Airport.... Read More

May 15, 2014