News: community

Orphaned river otter pup finds temporary home at zoo

A playful 10-week-old river otter pup has taken up residence at the Oregon Zoo this summer after being orphaned along a roadside in Deer Island, Ore., last month. Read More
July 28, 2021

Zoo offers expanded hours, programs as Oregon re-opens

As people begin returning to their favorite pre-pandemic pastimes, the Oregon Zoo is ready, with longer hours and a host of seasonal activities. Read More
July 8, 2021

Condor hatching season rates a '10' with conservationists

Ten fuzzy California condor chicks are squawking in their nests this spring at the Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation — the biggest batch yet in the... Read More
June 15, 2021

Teledyne-FLIR nest-cams show record year for zoo condors

Nine California condors have hatched so far this spring at the Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation — the biggest batch of chicks in the zoo's 18-year... Read More
May 20, 2021

Call for ponds: community help needed to find turtles

Yamhill County property owners are being asked to help search for a rare Pacific Northwest native reptile: the northwestern pond turtle, also known as the western pond... Read More
May 19, 2021

Citizen oversight group praises zoo bond implementation

Despite a global pandemic, the Oregon Zoo continues to deliver on promises made in 2008, when the region's voters approved a $125 million zoo bond measure promoting... Read More
May 7, 2021