News: arrivals and departures

Zoo mourns Borris, one of world's oldest, rarest big cats

Borris, a beloved Amur leopard who was one of the oldest of his extremely rare subspecies, will be remembered for his "one of a kind" spirit.

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October 10, 2018

Turtle power: Baby western pond turtles arrive at zoo

If good things come in small packages, it doesn't get much better than the 15 baby western pond turtles that arrived last week at the Oregon Zoo. Smaller than a... Read More

October 2, 2018

Winter is coming: Zoo welcomes new bontebok

Winter, a 3-year-old female bontebok — a species considered among the most beautiful of African antelope — debuted at the Oregon Zoo last week, where she will join... Read More

July 18, 2018

A happy, hoppy playdate for zoo's two mountain goat kids

A lot of happy hopping could be seen at the Oregon Zoo Friday when a pair of mountain goat kids, both just weeks old, met each other for the first time.

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July 12, 2018

From Chi-Town to Stumptown: Zoo welcomes new seal

The Oregon Zoo brought home the silver this summer in the form of Sterling, a female harbor seal who arrived from Chicago's Brookfield Zoo in late May.

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July 3, 2018

Conspiracy theory: Lemurs arrive at Oregon Zoo

Two black-and-white ruffed lemurs and three ringed-tailed lemurs have moved in to the zoo's primate area, next-door to the white-cheeked gibbons.

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June 20, 2018