News: education

Zoo Animal Presenter becomes a teacher

Olesya Tipikina was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, and immigrated to the United States with her family when she was 4. Growing up, she had a passion for the outdoors and... Read More
July 15, 2020

Oregon Zoo live video and home activity resources

Go behind the scenes to meet animals and connect with our animal care staff. Tune in for new videos every week on our Facebook page or watch on YouTube. After each live... Read More
April 7, 2020

5 things you should know about palm oil

Palm oil is the most popular vegetable oil in the world, and the cheapest to produce. It's used in thousands of products, from cookies to lipstick. Indonesia and... Read More
February 19, 2020

Giant sea-life sculptures wash ashore at Oregon Zoo

"Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea," a series of giant sea-life sculptures made from ocean debris, debuted at the zoo this week. Read More
January 23, 2020

Zoo field trips get boost from KinderCare Education

KinderCare Education has once again signed on as presenting sponsor for Oregon Zoo field trips and Title 1 programming, helping to provide inspiring conservation and... Read More
January 14, 2020