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Carpe P.M.: Oregon Zoo adds evening hours for summer fun

This year has brought about many changes, but it's still possible to spend an idyllic summer evening at the Oregon Zoo. Read More
August 5, 2020

Zoo acts to relieve poaching crisis heightened by COVID

Amid a poaching crisis heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Oregon Zoo and the Uganda Wildlife Authority have announced a new partnership to protect the rare... Read More
August 5, 2020

Don Moore — aka 'Dr. Don' — to retire from zoo this summer

Oregon Zoo director Dr. Don Moore has announced his plans to retire this summer, capping off an illustrious 45-year career in zoo management, animal-welfare science and... Read More
August 3, 2020

Oregon Zoo panda cub update: It's a boy!

Video of Red Panda Cub Turns 6 Weeks Old Mei Mei's 6-week-old cub receives his first health checkup Veterinarians and animal-care staff conducted their first examination... Read More
August 3, 2020

Zoo, partners return endangered turtles to the wild

Summer's just heating up in Portland, but for 23 western pond turtles reared at the Oregon Zoo, a nine-month stretch of warm days and nights is drawing to an end. Read More
July 30, 2020

Zoo Animal Presenter becomes a teacher

Olesya Tipikina was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, and immigrated to the United States with her family when she was 4. Growing up, she had a passion for the outdoors and... Read More
July 15, 2020