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A rhinoceros bends down to eat a watermelon

Zoo serves conservation message to 2 million TikTok fans

With a combination of fun animal snacking videos and in-depth conservation stories, the Oregon Zoo hit a social media milestone, surpassing 2 million followers on TikTok along with more than 40 million likes. Read More
January 17, 2023
Guests stroll through ZooLights at the Oregon Zoo.

Bright lights, big savings: Discounted ZooLights Jan 6-8

Holiday-light lovers have a few extra evenings to brighten their winter season — and enjoy some big savings — at the Oregon Zoo this weekend. ZooLights, presented by U.S... Read More
January 3, 2023
A California condor perches at the Oregon Zoo.

Zoo is awarded $2 million to help save California condors

California condors received a much-needed boost this month as the Oregon Zoo was awarded $2 million to support the conservation of this critically endangered species.... Read More
December 28, 2022
Dan Ashe from AZA (white male) holds a small turtle

Zoo earns kudos from AZA accrediting committee

The Oregon Zoo earned kudos and another four years of accreditation from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums this week at the association’s annual conference, held... Read More
September 1, 2022
An Oregon Zoo-reared northern leopard frog is released into the wild.

Endangered frogs hop from Oregon Zoo back into wild

More than a hundred northern leopard frogs reared at the Oregon Zoo are hopping back into the wild this month, thanks to a collaborative effort to save one of the last... Read More
August 23, 2022

Zoo urges passage of wildlife conservation bill

The future of Oregon’s most iconic species may soon be brighter as the bipartisan Recovering America’s Wildlife Act makes its way through Congress. Read More
July 15, 2022