News: arrivals and departures

Oregon Zoo panda cub update: It's a boy!

Video of Red Panda Cub Turns 6 Weeks Old Mei Mei's 6-week-old cub receives his first health checkup Veterinarians and animal-care staff conducted their first examination of Mei Mei's 6-week-old red panda cub at the Oregon Zoo today, and answered a question that's been on a lot of people's minds: It's a boy! Mei Mei, a 4-year-old red panda at the Oregon Zoo, gave birth to her cub on June 18. Since then, animal-care staff have been taking a hands-off approach, giving the mom and newborn as much... Read More
August 3, 2020

Red panda Mei Mei gives birth to tiny cub

What's cuter than a red panda? How about a baby red panda? Fluffy 4-year-old Mei Mei has given birth to a cub at the Oregon Zoo. Read More
July 1, 2020

Zoo helps find home for 8-week-old cougar cub

A tiny, orphaned cougar cub with a big appetite made a brief stop at the Oregon Zoo's veterinary medical center this week. The cub — an 8-week-old male with a fuzzy,... Read More
June 17, 2020

Egg-ceptional year for condors at conservation center

With seven fuzzy chicks now squawking in their nests, it's been an egg-cellent season for California condor recovery at the Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife... Read More
May 18, 2020

Oregon Zoo's newest resident is 11 feet high and rising

The Oregon Zoo's animal population gained 11 extra feet recently, all courtesy of Kiden, a female Masai giraffe recently arrived from South Carolina's Greenville Zoo. Read More
May 13, 2020

Zoo branching out with new beaver

"Branch manager" Filbert welcomed a new coworker this month when Maple, a 3-year-old North American beaver, joined him at the Oregon Zoo's Cascade Stream and Pond... Read More
March 27, 2020