News: arrivals and departures

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

With pips and peeps, fluffy penguin chick hatches at zoo

After a couple of peep-filled days spent emerging from its shell, a new chick joined the Oregon Zoo's Humboldt penguin colony yesterday morning. Read More
March 24, 2020