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Sea otter Uni Sushi boops the camera during Facebook Live.

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
Two young Borneo elephants play in an oil palm plantation.

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
Sea turtle and jellyfish sculptures made out of discarded plastic are displayed  as part of the Washed Ashore exhibit.

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

Zoo 'Pub Talks' to discuss return of Oregon sea otters

Once common along the Oregon coast, sea otters were hunted almost to extinction for their rich fur in the late 1700s and early 1800s. Although they have made a comeback... Read More
September 23, 2019