News: arrivals and departures

Let the games begin: Reindeer arrive at zoo

Two furry reindeer arrived at the Oregon Zoo earlier this week, and are making themselves right at home. Read More
November 20, 2019

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

The cuteness is here: Zoo welcomes Pacific lamprey

Five Pacific lamprey moved into the Cascade Stream building in the Great Northwest area earlier this month, and the ancient fish are making themselves right at home. Read More
August 5, 2019

Tilly and the pups: Orphaned otters meet for the first time

Tilly, the zoo's adult river otter, joined a pair of 3-month-old orphaned pups outside in the Cascade Crest habitat for the first time this week and much happy squeaking... Read More
July 24, 2019

Flock this way: Baby flamingo chicks learn to walk

The Oregon Zoo's bird family was tickled pink this week as five fluffy baby flamingos learned to walk. Read More
July 19, 2019

Meet Flora and Hobson: Rescued river otter pups get names

The 3-month-old orphaned pups will be called Flora and Hobson, after Oregon waterways Floras Lake and Hobson Creek. Read More
June 26, 2019