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Feb 19, 2013 at 2:11 PM
Oregon Zoo marine life keepers say Eddie the sea otter can dunk with the best of them and just might have the highest shooting percentage in town.
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.
Jan 28, 2013 at 3:13 PM
A pair of young cougar cubs found orphaned and starving near Missoula, Mont., have briefly taken up residence behind the scenes at the Oregon Zoo while they await a flight out of town.
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 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.
Sep 6, 2012 at 12:58 PM

From a press release
Volunteering outdoors with Mount Pisgah Arboretum is a great way to get outside in all seasons and connect with nature on a deeper level.  All ages are welcome and encouraged to join us as we work to preserve some of...
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.
Jun 6, 2012 at 8:00 AM
The Oregon Zoo’s butterfly conservation lab is aflutter with activity this week, as keepers balance the complex needs of two imperiled species native to the Northwest.
May 18, 2012 at 4:25 AM
Riley, a 17-foot-tall giraffe from Utah’s Hogle Zoo, is crashing at the Oregon Zoo while his exhibit back home is remodeled.
Mar 30, 2012 at 4:31 PM
Two days after it first tried to hatch from its egg, the Oregon Zoo’s newest California condor successfully made its way into the world March 29.
Mar 29, 2012 at 8:00 AM
The Oregon Zoo is home to some of the world’s greatest thinkers – many of whom are furry, four-legged or feathered.
Jan 11, 2012 at 10:53 AM
Palus the cougar cub has grown up. She leaves Jan. 17 for her new home: the Caldwell Zoo in Texas.
Dec 21, 2011 at 2:58 PM


Greenbelt Land Trust announced Wednesday the acquisition of conservation easements on more than 300 acres of Willamette River frontage property in Benton County that will benefit a number of species including chinook salmon,...