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The Zoo was founded in 1888 & is Oregon's largest paid attraction. In 1962 Packy, the first elephant born in the Western Hemisphere in 44 years, was born. He is the tallest Asian elephant in the US.
Nothing beats a timeless, family-friendly trip to the zoo. Come meet otters, lions, apes, snakes, elephants, and many more. Don't forget to bring a camera for up close shots of creatures of the wild!
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In the summer you can enjoy their Summer Concert Series!
rating 4.2 out of 5
I feel like this is one of the best Zoos in the country; they really take care of their animals here. I get their emails every week about the welfare of each animal. They are transparent about their business, construction, pregnancies, births, and even deaths.
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My wife, kids and I just recently moved from Seattle and I had previously lived in LA. Both having bigger zoos then Oregon's. We were not expecting the same experience at the Oregon Zoo. We were pleasantly surprised at how great the zoo was. Ya, it might not be as big but it has a great selection of....
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First off, we went on a Friday morning. There was no parking; we circled for a while before finding one recently vacated spot in the lot next to the exit.
The zoo was absolutely packed with multiple schools or daycare centers farming out their kids here for the day. It was not particularly good we....