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Carpe P.M.: Zoo extends hours for 'Twilight Tuesdays'

Twilight Tuesdays take place the third Tuesday of the month from June through August (June 19, July 17 and Aug. 21). Each event features animals that are active at dusk, fun activities for families, pettable animals and live entertainment. Zoo admission is just $5 per person after 4 p.m. (free for zoo members).

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June 19, 2018

Double the fun: Zoo welcomes second mountain goat kid

The only thing cuter than one baby mountain goat? Two baby mountain goats.

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June 18, 2018

5 ways to celebrate Pollinator Week in the Portland region

Hummingbirds, bumblebees and butterflies are among the most adorable of all charismatic microfauna, and they also all happen to be pollinators. If that's not... Read More

June 14, 2018

Zoo marks train birthday with 60¢ rides

The Oregon Zoo is inviting visitors to ride the rails for 60 cents on Saturday, June 9, as its original train — the sleek, retro-modern Zooliner — turns 60 years old... Read More

June 8, 2018

Lions and tigers and ... beers! PDX Beer Week kicks off at zoo

What has six trunks and hops? Portland is about to find out, as an 11-day celebration of beer in the world's greatest beer city kicks off Thursday, June 7, from 4 to... Read More

June 4, 2018

Zoo welcomes summer with extended hours, programs

The Oregon Zoo is ready to welcome summer, with longer hours and a host of seasonal special events. Beginning Saturday, May 26, the zoo will open at 9:30 a.m. and... Read More

May 25, 2018