News: exhibit news

Elephant Lands project earns 2 green building honors

The Oregon Zoo's efforts to improve animal welfare and sustainability — funded in large part through the community-supported 2008 zoo bond measure — drew major kudos... Read More

June 5, 2015

Zoo marks another big milestone for Elephant Lands

With construction on Elephant Lands, the Oregon Zoo's expansive new home for elephants, now in the homestretch, the milestones just keep coming.

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June 4, 2015

Change-averse Packy moves into huge new elephant barn

After six days, 400 pounds of carrots, a ton of sweet potatoes and an equal measure of encouraging words, the famously change-averse Packy finally ambled into the... Read More

May 27, 2015

Elephant family moves into huge indoor digs

Construction of the $57 million Elephant Lands, the most ambitious project in zoo history, reached a big milestone yesterday as crews completed work on the new... Read More

May 19, 2015

Citizen oversight group praises zoo bond implementation

The Oregon Zoo continues to deliver on promises made in 2008, when the region's voters approved a $125 million zoo bond measure promoting animal welfare and... Read More

April 12, 2015