News: arrivals and departures

Zoo says goodbye to rescued river otter B.C.

B.C., an American river otter known for his playful antics and outstanding parenting skills, was humanely euthanized last week following a battle with pancreatic cancer. Read More
April 15, 2019

Zoo welcomes rare Amur tiger sisters

It's double the fun in Tiger Plaza this week as the Oregon Zoo welcomes two new Amur tigers, sisters Eloise and Bernadette. The 2-year-old big cats are settling in well... Read More
March 26, 2019

Wild bald eagles settle in above Oregon Zoo eagle habitat

Sharp-eyed visitors to the Oregon Zoo have been noticing some impressive new animals lately. For the past few weeks, a family of wild bald eagles has been perching among... Read More
March 20, 2019

Egg-citing news! Zoo welcomes first condor chick of 2019

A fluffy new chick came out of its shell at the Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation this week, kicking off what looks to be great year for the condor... Read More
March 15, 2019

Pupdate: It's 6 girls and 6 boys for painted dog Ella!

Veterinarians and animal-care staff conducted their first examination of Ella's 8-week-old pups at the Oregon Zoo today. There are 12 pups — six boys and six girls — and... Read More
January 10, 2019

Zoo forecast: Cloudy with a slight chance of pups

Ella’s pups have begun to explore the outdoor portion of the Oregon Zoo’s African painted dog habitat, but only for short periods and not according to a set schedule,... Read More
December 27, 2018