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Trick or meat: zoo tiger celebrates Halloween birthday

The Oregon Zoo's Amur tiger Mikhail turned 19 today, and keepers treated the big cat to a Halloween-themed birthday with assorted party favors and jack-o'-lanterns... Read More
October 31, 2017

Treats in store for animals, visitors at zoo's 'Howloween'

Trick-or-treaters can fill their bags with goodies and learn about wildlife Oct. 28-29, during Howloween at the Oregon Zoo, presented by Banfield Pet Hospital. The event... Read More
October 25, 2017

Oregon Zoo wins national awards for excellence ... again

The Oregon Zoo drew praise from colleagues at zoos and aquariums across the continent this week, earning two prestigious awards from the Association of Zoos and... Read More
September 12, 2017

Local seniors invited to free day at Oregon Zoo

Local seniors can reconnect with wildlife Tuesday, Sept. 19, during Senior Safari, a free day at the Oregon Zoo for anyone 65 or older. Read More
September 8, 2017

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
September 7, 2017