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Double the cuteness: Zoo welcomes second red panda

Moshu, a fluffy 7-year-old, was reunited with his longtime companion Mei Mei at the Oregon Zoo earlier this month, and is settling right into his new habitat. Read More
November 18, 2019

Zoo hacks: 6 pro tips for a luminous ZooLights experience

ZooLights is back! The Oregon Zoo's walk-through winter wonderland of more than 1.6 million colored lights opens for its 30th season on Nov. 21 and it's more popular... Read More
November 12, 2019

New 'Primate Forest' begins to take shape

With the new walls in place — 49 precast insulated panels, each 13 inches thick for energy efficiency and animal safety — work can begin on some of the habitat's... Read More
November 6, 2019

Beervana gets brighter: Two nights of Brewlights at zoo

On Nov. 22-23, the zoo will host its third annual BrewLights: a ZooLights experience just for the 21-and-over crowd. Visitors can sample local beers, seltzers and ciders... Read More
October 30, 2019

5 ways to help protect bats in the Pacific Northwest

We're fortunate to live in a very batty part of the country. At least 15 species of bats call Oregon and Washington home, and thankfully for us, they all eat insects. Read More
October 22, 2019

Zoo welcomes 20 tiny turtle hatchlings

Endangered Northwest species gets a head start at the zoo's turtle conservation lab The Oregon Zoo's conservation lab has 20 reasons to shell-ebrate this week as 20 baby... Read More
October 16, 2019