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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 this year in Baltimore. 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
Tony the house cat lounges in the Oregon Zoo Catio.

The latest mews: Furry friends move in at Oregon Zoo Catio

Two friendly new felines have taken up temporary residence at the Oregon Zoo's Catio, presented by Banfield Pet Hospital. The Catio — a patio for cats — gives guests a... Read More
May 19, 2022
A beaver chews a stick at the Oregon Zoo.

Living with beavers: tips and tools for coexistence

With prevention and planning, beavers and humans can coexist. Learn more about effective strategies and find links for more information. Read More
January 27, 2022
A lowland rainforest in the Kinabatangan region of Sabah, Malaysia.

Stopping illegal deforestation will protect wildlife and people

The FOREST Act comes at a critical time for global wildlife, Indigenous peoples and the ecosystems we all depend on. Read More
January 10, 2022