Oregon Zoo

The Oregon Zoo is located along the MAX light rail line, five minutes from downtown Portland. Completed in 2015, the Oregon Zoo’s Elephant Lands, was designed around the social structure of elephants.The bulls and the female group choose when to spend time on their own, with each other and near or away from people. The Oregon Zoo works in conjunction with other research groups to to provide information that aid in the conservation of animals like the Borneo elephant, polar bears, and California condors.

Other animals include crocodiles, giraffes, hippos, monkeys, penguins, snakes, turtles, zebras and the list goes on.