News: exhibit news

Walls go up for largest building in zoo history

Construction crews reached a turning point on Elephant Lands today as the most challenging tall walls of the new indoor holding area were completed. With its solid... Read More

June 30, 2014

Humboldt penguin chicks get in the swim of things

The three new Humboldt penguin chicks that hatched at the Oregon Zoo this spring have begun to emerge from their nest boxes and explore their surroundings, keepers... Read More

June 27, 2014

Make way for ducklings: Northen shovelers hatch at zoo

Six downy puffballs — aka northern shoveler ducklings — hatched at the Oregon Zoo on Sunday, and they're already stealing the hearts of visitors. The sextuplet can... Read More

June 25, 2014

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