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Dec 10, 2012 at 12:13 PM
Rose-Tu’s baby elephant finally has a name. The Oregon Zoo announced Monday that “Lily” received the most votes in the online contest to name the baby.
Dec 5, 2012 at 11:58 AM
The zoo released video Wednesday of the two pachyderms meeting for the first time through a gate called the "howdy gate" inside the elephant facility.
Dec 4, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Oregon Zoo Director Kim Smith stopped short of saying the calf's tenure at the zoo was guaranteed and said the zoo, which is a non-profit organization, is in negotiations with the company to own the baby elephant. But she repeated several times that...
Dec 3, 2012 at 11:00 PM
According to The Seattle Times, the Oregon Zoo has a valid contract with the traveling circus known as “Have Trunk Will Travel” and doesn’t have legal custody of the calf. The Times reports that the private company will assume ownership of new elephant baby in a month.
Dec 3, 2012 at 3:02 PM
Oregon Zoo elephant keepers are asking the public to pick their favorite of five names for the week-old elephant calf.
Dec 1, 2012 at 6:02 PM
Mama elephant Rose-Tu and her day-old baby calf are both doing well at the Oregon Zoo.
Nov 30, 2012 at 1:18 PM
Coco was around 60 years old and had been at the zoo for the last 50 years. The median life expectancy for a female chimp is 31.7 years.
Nov 30, 2012 at 8:21 AM
“We’re all delighted at the arrival of Rose-Tu’s new calf,” said Kim Smith, Oregon Zoo director. “The calf is beautiful, healthy, tall and very vigorous."
Nov 26, 2012 at 4:28 PM
Signs indicate that Rose-Tu, the pregnant pachyderm at the Oregon Zoo, is about to go into labor.
Nov 13, 2012 at 12:24 PM
The Oregon Zoo's elephant mama is about to give birth to her second baby.
Nov 1, 2012 at 2:11 PM
On the spectrum of enigmatic beasts, the wolverine is only slightly less mysterious than a sasquatch. Between 1921 and 2000, fewer than 10 verified sightings were recorded in Oregon.
Oct 25, 2012 at 1:44 PM
Want to know when that baby elephant will be arriving? Join the herd.
Oct 3, 2012 at 3:11 PM
Utah's Hogle Zoo has a new resident: a baby giraffe.
Sep 23, 2012 at 9:15 AM
Washington state inmates have been working as ecological research assistants, partnered in recent years with scientists doing conservation projects, including the breeding of threatened butterflies and frogs.
Aug 24, 2012 at 7:00 PM
Before the last batch of pupae were sent to their new beachfront home, Oregon Zoo photographer Michael Durham captured what is believed to be the first-ever time-lapse video of a critical moment in the silverspot’s transformation.