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Asian elephant Chendra is pregnant, baby due in 2020

Chendra, a 26-year-old Asian elephant at the Oregon Zoo, is pregnant and expected to deliver another member of Portland's elephant family in late 2020. Read More
July 10, 2019

It's a shellebration: Endangered baby turtles hatch at zoo

Four nickel-sized western pond turtles, which came to the lab as eggs earlier this month, are the first of this endangered species to hatch in the zoo's conservation lab. Read More
June 27, 2019

Meet Flora and Hobson: Rescued river otter pups get names

The 3-month-old orphaned pups will be called Flora and Hobson, after Oregon waterways Floras Lake and Hobson Creek. Read More
June 26, 2019

Free July 4th admission for military, first responders

On Thursday, July 4, the Oregon Zoo will mark Independence Day by offering free admission for military veterans, active military personnel and first responders (active... Read More
June 25, 2019

Elephant family enjoys early morning pool party at zoo

Before the zoo opened this morning, four members of the Asian elephant family took an early swim in the pool at Elephant Lands. Read More
June 13, 2019
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