Snow days bring the animals a new world to explore

February 8, 2019 - 3:30pm

Snow turns the Oregon Zoo into a winter wildlife wonderland

Portland, Oregon, gets a few snow days each year. When this happens, the Oregon Zoo closes to the public, but essential staff come in to care for the animals. Some species are winter specialists, while others are just curious, and choose come out to explore. When they’re done playing, all of them have toasty indoor areas to return to. Winter weather brings an exciting new world for animals to explore and play in, making snow days otterly enjoyable.