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1,200 endangered caterpillars to be released

For hundreds of endangered butterflies raised at the Oregon Zoo during the past year, naptime is over.

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March 24, 2017

Zoo announces 6 summer concerts, tickets on sale now

Much as the Oregon Zoo presents a world of natural wonders, so the 2017 Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts offer a far-ranging array of musical marvels, from influential... Read More

March 23, 2017

Zoo unveils spring nature camps in a brand-new space

With spring just around the corner, Northwest campers should be prepared for encounters with bears, cougars and bobcats — not to mention elephants, lions and... Read More

March 16, 2017

Young mountain goat Sassy has new home at Oregon Zoo

Sassy, a young mountain goat nanny from Calgary, Alberta, has joined the Oregon Zoo family, spending much of the past two weeks with male mountain goat Honovi in... Read More

March 7, 2017

5 wildlife-friendly spring cleaning tips

Cleaning usually means removing stuff you don't want - like a stain, dust or clutter. Here are five ways to get rid of things without making them nature's problem.... Read More

March 7, 2017

Otter babies: River otter Tilly is raising 2 new pups

Tilly, a North American river otter, is raising two tiny pups, born Feb. 26 at the Oregon Zoo. The new arrivals — one male and one female — weighed around 4 ounces... Read More

March 6, 2017