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Travel the world with Oregon Zoo wildlife experts

This October, adventurers have two opportunities to travel alongside Oregon Zoo animal experts and learn how the foundation is helping the zoo save species and create a better future for wildlife. Read More
June 13, 2019

Zoo welcomes summer with extended hours, programs

It feels like summer and the Oregon Zoo is ready, with longer hours and a host of seasonal special events. Read More
June 12, 2019

Gov. Brown signs critical wildlife legislation into law

Oregon has the West Coast's highest rate of vehicle-wildlife collisions, but road trips could soon be safer for both people and animals, thanks to new legislation signed... Read More
June 7, 2019

Two orphaned river otter pups find home, health at zoo

Two boisterous, squeaky river otter pups, one female and one male, have just taken up residence at the Oregon Zoo, after being orphaned this month in different parts of... Read More
May 28, 2019

I am Sam, Sam I am: Samudra meets Samson at Oregon Zoo

It was a meeting of the two Sams today at the Oregon Zoo. A pair of 4-ton male Asian elephants — 10-year-old Samudra and 21-year-old Samson — had their first tusk-to-... Read More
May 23, 2019

Citizen-oversight group praises zoo bond implementation

The Oregon Zoo continues to deliver on promises made over a decade ago, when the region's voters approved a $125 million zoo bond measure promoting animal welfare and... Read More
May 16, 2019