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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!
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
Pachyderms pending: A pair of XL babies is on the way at zooA pregnant rhinoceros and elephant fill the zoo community with great expectations
November 14, 2023
New survey shows pikas on the rebound in Columbia River GorgeRecent surveys show the tiny animals are making a strong comeback.
November 8, 2023
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