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A tale of 2 kitties: Zoo, Banfield Pet Hospital open new catio

A pair of frisky felines has taken up residence at the Oregon Zoo. Their new home, the Family Farm Catio, gives visitors a chance to meet the zoo's cuddliest residents, learn how to create a catio environment at home and maybe even adopt a cat of their own.

Elephant Samudra enjoys sunny weather with a pool party

After a long, cold winter, spring has finally sprung at the Oregon Zoo, and one resident in particular is diving in headfirst — trunk and all. Samudra, the 9-year-old adolescent male of the Asian elephant family, made a splash today in the pool at Elephant Lands.

Transforming the heart of the zoo, thanks to you

This summer, you'll see construction fences go up and old buildings come down as the first steps to replacing outdated facilities with new expansive and stimulating habitats for primates, polar bears and rhinos.

California condor chick gets help coming out of its shell

Since last month, five chicks have hatched at the zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation and two more chicks are on their way. Condor chicks usually emerge from their eggs on their own, but last week one of them, known as OZ07, needed an assist.

Oregon Zoo cooks up Sunday brunch for moms

Most moms appreciate the thought behind breakfast in bed, but who wants to clean up the mess afterward? Treat Mom to a delicious brunch at the Oregon Zoo this year, and let the professional catering staff take care of the prep and cleanup.