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Zoo readies treats for guests, animals during Howloween

For many families, trick-or-treating is not in the cards this year, but that doesn't mean we can't get in the Halloween spirit. During the Oregon Zoo's annual Howloween festivities, presented by The Oregonian, kids can show off their costumes and learn about wildlife in a fun and safe setting, Oct. 24­–25 and Oct. 29­–Nov. 1 Read More
October 19, 2020

Meet Pabu: Oregon Zoo panda cub has a name

When red panda Mei Mei gave birth to a fluffy baby this summer, keepers handed naming honors over to the Oregon Zoo Foundation, which raffled off a chance to help "dub... Read More
October 6, 2020

Zoo 'ZAP' program turns 21 with an assist from First Tech

Now in its 21st year, the Zoo Animal Presenter program, presented by First Tech Federal Credit Union, is older than some of its graduates. The three-year, paid... Read More
September 22, 2020

Dub the cub: Help name the zoo's red panda baby

Mei Mei's red panda cub has begun venturing outside, and Oregon Zoo keepers say it's time for the little guy to get a name. That's where you come in! Read More
September 17, 2020

Condors evacuated as fires threaten zoo offsite facility

Forty-four critically endangered California condors were evacuated from the Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation this week as fires threatened the... Read More
September 11, 2020

Zoo program to explore anti-racism, conservation and environmental justice

Coming this fall: a chance for middle-school students of all backgrounds to explore the close connections between conservation and social justice. The zoo's new... Read More
September 11, 2020