Keeper talks and animal activities
Talks, activities or encounters are subject to cancellation on short notice. Thank you for your understanding.
Zoo LightsNov. 19, 2023 to Jan. 7, 2024
Kids and adults agree: it wouldn't be the holidays in Portland without a visit to Zoo Lights. Enjoy an immersive and dazzling display of millions of lights!
Hello, baby! Zoo welcomes new rhinoceros calfThe Oregon Zoo’s rhinoceros family grew by about 100 pounds on Monday night.
December 5, 2023
Welcome, Homer: Stowaway opossum finds new home at zooAfter a long voyage, Homer the opossum is finally settling into his new home.
December 1, 2023
They've got game: 2 more sea otters join hoops teamSea otters Lincoln and Sushi have joined an exercise routine that’s considered a slam dunk for animal health and well-being.
November 17, 2023
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