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Oregon Zoo set to reopen with added safety measures

After closing for nearly four months to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the Oregon Zoo plans to reopen this week, welcoming back visitors for the first time since mid-March. The zoo will open with a members-only preview July 9-11, and will open to the general public beginning Sunday, July 12. Read More
July 6, 2020

Red panda Mei Mei gives birth to tiny cub

What's cuter than a red panda? How about a baby red panda? Fluffy 4-year-old Mei Mei has given birth to a cub at the Oregon Zoo. Read More
July 1, 2020

Veterinary Spotlight: Q&A with Margot Monti

A “typical” day at work is anything but typical for Oregon Zoo veterinary technician Margot Monti. From giving a western pond turtle a CT scan to helping keepers train a... Read More
June 24, 2020

5 ways to celebrate Pollinator Week in the Portland region

Hummingbirds, bumblebees and butterflies are among the most adorable of all charismatic microfauna, and they also all happen to be pollinators. If that's not sufficient... Read More
June 23, 2020

Zoo helps find home for 8-week-old cougar cub

A tiny, orphaned cougar cub with a big appetite made a brief stop at the Oregon Zoo's veterinary medical center this week. The cub — an 8-week-old male with a fuzzy,... Read More
June 17, 2020

Veterinary Spotlight: Q&A with Banfield's Dr. Carla Lerum

Dr. Lerum, director of business partnerships for Banfield Pet Hospital, shares her insights on veterinary careers and provides hot-weather safety tips for pet owners. Read More
June 16, 2020
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