News: exhibit news

Packy ventures out into South Habitat of Elephant Lands

At about 7:30 yesterday evening, the massive doors to Forest Hall opened slowly. The tip of a trunk lifted out to test the air, followed by a massive foot. Seconds... Read More

July 22, 2016

Hop on pop: 5-week-old warty pig meets dad for first time

It was a big day for the Oregon Zoo's rare Visayan warty piglet, which keepers have named Milagro. Milo, as he is known for short, turned 5 weeks old today and had... Read More

July 14, 2016

Birth of endangered piglet prompts squeals of joy at zoo

A 3-week-old Visayan warty pig — a species considered among the most endangered in the world — prompted squeals of joy from Oregon Zoo visitors yesterday as he... Read More

June 28, 2016

Zoo welcomes Dozer and Shelly, African spurred tortoises

Two huge African spurred tortoises named Dozer and Shelly are settling into their new digs at the Oregon Zoo — and despite the tortoise's slowpoke reputation,... Read More

June 23, 2016

Zoo's Elephant Lands is named project of the year

Elephant Lands, a visionary home for Portland's beloved Asian elephant family, garnered three major honors last night — including Project of the Year — at the Daily... Read More

May 6, 2016