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A beaver chews a stick at the Oregon Zoo.

Beaver 'Stumptown Fil' Calls Fur More Winter

Filbert the beaver — aka Stumptown Fil — has made his weather prediction at the Oregon Zoo: six more weeks of winter. Read More
February 2, 2023
A condor egg and adult condor in their nest box

Zoo welcomes first California condor egg of season

The first California condor egg of 2023 arrived at the Oregon Zoo’s Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation on Jan. 29. Read More
January 31, 2023
Polar bear Nora swims underwater at the Oregon Zoo's Polar Passage habitat.

Polar bear Nora helps with Arctic conservation challenge

Nora has been beta testing the “Burr on Fur” — a prototype tech innovation designed by 3M in partnership with Polar Bears International to give conservation scientists a... Read More
January 24, 2023
A rhinoceros bends down to eat a watermelon

Zoo serves conservation message to 2 million TikTok fans

With a combination of fun animal snacking videos and in-depth conservation stories, the Oregon Zoo hit a social media milestone, surpassing 2 million followers on TikTok... Read More
January 17, 2023
Guests stroll through ZooLights at the Oregon Zoo.

Bright lights, big savings: Discounted ZooLights Jan 6-8

Holiday-light lovers have a few extra evenings to brighten their winter season — and enjoy some big savings — at the Oregon Zoo this weekend. ZooLights, presented by U.S... Read More
January 3, 2023
A California condor perches at the Oregon Zoo.

Zoo is awarded $2 million to help save California condors

California condors received a much-needed boost this month as the Oregon Zoo was awarded $2 million to support the conservation of this critically endangered species.... Read More
December 28, 2022
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