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Oct 5, 2012 at 9:45 AM PDT

From the Oregon Zoo:
She’s about 84 weeks pregnant, but Rose-Tu is still hitting the gym as hard as ever. Her daily workout routine includes wall climb, leg kicks, abdominal lifts, sand plows and, of course, plenty of...
Jul 16, 2012 at 5:14 PM PDT

Rose-Tu and Samudra had a whole lot of fun splashing around in the water on Monday. The zoo sent us this adorable video of the pair. 'It's like Jamison Fountain for elephants!' the zoo's Media & Public Relations Officer, Hova Najarian, said in an email.
Jun 23, 2012 at 11:46 AM PDT

PORTLAND, Ore. ­­–– Let the countdown begin. Asian elephant Rose-Tu has reached the last stage of her pregnancy, according to Oregon Zoo animal-care staff, leaving behind what in human terms would be considered the “golden” second trimester and...
Jun 23, 2012 at 11:35 AM PDT
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 11:43 AM PDT

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Zoo has named Tusko the Asian elephant its 2012 Father of the Year.

As his offspring, Samudra, grows up and begins to wean, Tusko has been taking on the fatherly responsibility of showing him the ropes of...
Jun 17, 2012 at 7:00 AM PDT
The Oregon Zoo has named Tusko the Asian elephant its 2012 Father of the Year.
May 23, 2012 at 5:34 PM PDT

PORTLAND, Ore. - Summer construction season is about to begin here in Portland and there is a long list of projects that crews will be working on throughout the city.

"I know that motorists aren't happy to see us," said Sabine...
May 23, 2012 at 5:21 PM PDT
Summer construction season is about to begin here in Portland and there is a long list of projects that crews will be working on throughout the city.
Apr 23, 2012 at 2:32 PM PDT

From the Oregon Zoo:
A day at the zoo teaches us many things about how primates interact, eat and communicate with one another — especially when those primates are our very own family members. On May 13, human moms, their mates and their...
Dec 30, 2011 at 10:16 AM PDT

From the Oregon Zoo:
The Oregon Zoo will ring out 2011 in record fashion this weekend with the final nights of its best-attended ZooLights ever –– and then ring in 2012 with a celebratory day of free admission on Monday, Jan....
Oct 20, 2011 at 10:28 PM PDT
One of the Oregon Zoo's favorite animals, Samudra the elephant won't be the baby of his family much longer. His mother, Rose-Tu, is pregnant for the second time.
Oct 20, 2011 at 8:28 AM PDT

PORTLAND, Ore. - Rose Tu is pregnant with baby elephant No. 2.
That's the word from the Oregon zoo, which issued a press release Thursday saying the popular pachyderm is expecting another baby and should give birth next fall or...
Aug 22, 2011 at 8:52 PM PDT
Our city's most lovable little elephant is turning 3 years old on Tuesday and you're invited to the celebration. Here's the skinny from the Oregon Zoo:Asian elephant calf Samudra will reach two milestones this month. He turns 3 years old Tuesday,...
Aug 7, 2009 at 4:52 PM PDT
On his big day, Sam will get to chow down on a cake made by the zoo's Executive Chef Paul Warner, but he won't be the only one celebrating. The zoo will throw a party in Sam's honor on Sunday, Aug. 23, and all zoo visitors are invited.
May 8, 2009 at 6:16 PM PDT
The popular Asian elephant pulled in a whopping 68 percent of the zoo's online votes. Her closest contender, Coco the chimpanzee, lagged behind with 18 percent of the vote, while last year's winner, Mali the colobus monkey, placed third with 14 percent.