News: Oregon Zoo Foundation

Oregon Zoo, Banfield team up on cat enrichment guide

Your cat may think he's king of the jungle as he stalks through your potted plants, pouncing on leaves — or rather, prey. Actually, our domestic companions do have a lot in common with big cats, like the lions, tigers, and cougars at the Oregon Zoo.

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November 21, 2016

Zoo awards $25K in grants for Northwest conservation

Western pond turtles, Columbia Basin pygmy rabbits, Sierra Nevada red foxes and other species native to the Pacific Northwest got some much-needed help this week as... Read More

November 16, 2016

Zoo establishes $1 million fund for elephant conservation

The Oregon Zoo Foundation announced it has earmarked $1 million to establish a permanent endowment fund supporting Asian elephant conservation.

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July 7, 2016

Zoo's popular Wildlife Live returns to central lawn

Change is in the air this summer at the Oregon Zoo's Wildlife Live program presented by Portland General Electric. The gracefully soaring raptors, wildlife... Read More

June 23, 2016

Rare montane fox kits caught on video for first time

Earlier this spring, Jon Nelson, wildlife curator at the High Desert Museum, said he knew of a Sierra Nevada red fox den with pups. At the time though, he had no... Read More

June 7, 2016

Zoo gets $224K challenge grant to expand education efforts

Want to help inspire the next generation of conservation leaders? The Oregon Zoo is endeavoring to do just that, and right now a gift to the zoo foundation's... Read More

May 17, 2016