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Apr 22, 2013 at 10:08 AM
Now that the weather has warmed up, we were bound to get some cute water photos from the zoo.
Feb 8, 2013 at 10:26 AM
In an agreement finalized Friday, the Oregon Zoo assumed legal ownership of Rose-Tu’s new calf from Have Trunk Will Travel, the California-based company that had previously held rights to the young elephant.
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.
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.
Oct 25, 2012 at 1:44 PM
Want to know when that baby elephant will be arriving? Join the herd.
Jun 23, 2012 at 11:35 AM
The Oregon Zoo's Asian elephant herd will be growing by one this fall as zoo officials announce Rose-Tu reached the 16-month mark in her pregnancy Friday. This will be Rose's second calf born at the Oregon zoo.
Jun 17, 2012 at 7:00 AM
The Oregon Zoo has named Tusko the Asian elephant its 2012 Father of the Year.
Oct 20, 2011 at 9:23 AM
The Oregon Zoo’s Asian elephant Rose-Tu is pregnant, zoo officials announced today. The 17-year-old pachyderm, who gave birth to Samudra in 2008, is expected to deliver another member of the zoo’s celebrated elephant family in late 2012.
Aug 23, 2011 at 8:00 AM
Keepers say Sam maintains his impressive growth rate by nursing and eating lots of hay and produce.
Aug 7, 2009 at 4:47 PM
Keepers at the Oregon Zoo in Portland are staying busy these days, whether it's rescuing a rambunctious baby river otter or keeping an eye on a growing (1,000 pounds in a year) elephant calf.
Jan 9, 2009 at 11:32 AM
The Oregon Zoo's elephant program enjoyed a remarkable year in 2008, with Rose-Tu successfully giving birth to Samudra and local voters passing a $125 million zoo bond measure.
Dec 18, 2008 at 5:18 PM
Samudra, the Oregon Zoo's celebrated Asian elephant calf, got his first taste of snow -- literally. Keepers say the newest addition to the elephant herd romped in the snow for nearly a half hour playing with it, rolling in it and, yes, eating it.