News: exhibit news

Penguins waddle over to new digs at zoo polar bear habitat

Humboldt penguins, native to the South American coastline off of Chile and Peru, do not migrate like some of their seabird cousins. But don't tell that to the 25 Humboldt penguins who call the Oregon Zoo home.

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April 13, 2018

A step ahead: At zoo, elephants are walking more than ever

A local conservation biologist has confirmed what millions of Oregon Zoo visitors have already seen: Elephant Lands, the visionary new home for this community's... Read More

April 9, 2018

Creative feeder toy has elephants reaching new heights

A creative new feeder, made from donated fire hose and mounted high upon a large wooden pole, made its debut in Elephant Lands this week.

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April 5, 2018

Black bear Takoda is up a tree - a true harbinger of spring

This morning, as he has done each year since his arrival in 2010, Takoda the black bear wowed zoo visitors and staff by climbing a 50-foot Douglas fir tree in his... Read More

March 28, 2018

Humboldt beginnings: Season's first penguin chick hatches

After spending a couple of peep-filled days emerging from its shell — and causing quite a stir on social media — a new chick joined the Oregon Zoo's Humboldt penguin... Read More

March 9, 2018

New kids on the block: 2-week-old goats debut at zoo

A trio of 2-week-old goats made their Oregon Zoo debut today, joining the resident chickens and adult goats in the zoo's Family Farm area.

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February 7, 2018