News: exhibit news

River otter Molalla is all grown up, moving to Seattle

They grow up so fast.... On Jan. 28, 2013, Molalla, the first river otter to be born at the Oregon Zoo, arrived. Weighing just 4 ounces, unable to see or walk, let... Read More

January 17, 2014

Condors of the Columbia habitat nears completion

Four stories, a "magic food room" and a carcass-friendly swimming pool: it's all included in the condor-minium. Construction on Condors of the Columbia — a new... Read More

January 16, 2014

Oregon Zoo attendance tops 1.6 million for year

The numbers are in. For the third time in the past five years, attendance at the Oregon Zoo has topped 1.6 million, with 1,625,296 visits in 2013. The total is the... Read More

January 8, 2014

Winter at the zoo: New hours, cubs trek out, pup swims

As the Oregon Zoo switches to winter hours this month, visitors will be treated to some new baby-viewing opportunities plus a chance to see history in the making... Read More

January 3, 2014

Time for families, herds, prides to gather together

The holiday season is a time for family gatherings — even, it seems, for some of the best known animals at the Oregon Zoo. In the days leading up to Thanksgiving,... Read More

November 27, 2013