News: arrivals and departures

Snowy Owl sitting on a branch

Hoot hoot hooray: Zoo welcomes pair of snowy owls

Two snowy owls are making themselves at home in the zoo’s North America area this month. Read More
May 10, 2023
Tan colored gibbon looking to the side

Primate prime time: Zoo welcomes white-cheeked gibbon

New arrival Harper joins fellow white-cheeked gibbon Duffy in Primate Forest. Read More
May 4, 2023
Bontebok calf running outside in the green grass

3-week old bontebok calf makes zoo debut

The calf frolicked around with mom, exploring his grassy habitat in the zoo’s Africa Savanna area. Read More
April 25, 2023
A newly hatched penguin chick opens her beak

With pips and peeps, fluffy penguin hatches at zoo

A new chick has joined the Oregon Zoo’s Humboldt penguin colony. Read More
April 14, 2023
A baby bontebok looks at the camera

Zoo welcomes bouncing baby bontebok

The Oregon Zoo welcomed a rare African bontebok calf this month. Read More
April 10, 2023

Zoo mourns loss of black bear Takoda

The Oregon Zoo is in mourning following the sudden and unexpected loss of Takoda, the youngest of the zoo’s black bear family. Read More
April 7, 2023