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New polar bear sculpture puts focus on climate change

"Melting Ice Bear," a 9-foot-tall cast aluminum sculpture by Veronica and Edwin Dam de Nogales, was lifted into place outside the habitat's Arctic Science Center in late... Read More
March 8, 2021

Wildlife and wildfire: A Q&A with Katie Sauerbrey

Fire is a natural process in Oregon's forests, where thousands of species depend on periodic burning to provide food and habitat. But a century of tampering with natural... Read More
March 4, 2021

Zoo digs out, will reopen Feb. 19 with expanded hours

Snow and ice shuttered the Oregon Zoo over the long Presidents Day weekend, but the popular destination is set to reopen this week, with a return to regular operating... Read More
February 17, 2021

Oregon Zoo condors are on track for an eggs-ceptional year

California condors are laying eggs at a record pace this year at the Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation. With nine eggs so far — eight of them laid in... Read More
February 9, 2021

Zoo will offer inside look at Nora's new stomping grounds

Oregon Zoo visitors can get a rare bear's-eye look at history in the making Feb. 12-15. Read More
February 3, 2021