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Oregon Zoo launches new sensory-inclusive program

The Oregon Zoo has partnered with KultureCity to make its grounds and all of its programs and events sensory-inclusive. The new initiative aims to promote an... Read More
April 9, 2019

Using natural behaviors to improve animal welfare: A Q&A with Barbara Heidenreich

Barbara Heidenreich, a world-renowned animal-behavior specialist, recently sat down with the zoo to discuss the important role training plays in animal well-being. Read More
April 8, 2019

With inmates' help, rare NW butterfly is homeward bound

Innovative program helps return endangered butterfly to the wild in Oregon. Read More
March 29, 2019

Helping baby orangutans stay in school: A Q&A with Cydney Sines

Oregon Zoo primate keeper Cydney Sines and some colleagues traveled to Borneo recently to help train orangutans in Forest School. Using positive reinforcement techniques... Read More
March 27, 2019

Zoo welcomes rare Amur tiger sisters

It's double the fun in Tiger Plaza this week as the Oregon Zoo welcomes two new Amur tigers, sisters Eloise and Bernadette. The 2-year-old big cats are settling in well... Read More
March 26, 2019
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