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Dec 13, 2012 at 5:39 PM PDT
The public will get its first glance Friday of the Oregon Zoo's baby elephant, Lily. Rose-Tu and her new calf will be together in the indoor viewing area of the zoo's Asian elephant exhibit. Viewing hours are between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Dec 10, 2012 at 12:13 PM PDT
Rose-Tu’s baby elephant finally has a name. The Oregon Zoo announced Monday that “Lily” received the most votes in the online contest to name the baby.
Dec 5, 2012 at 5:50 PM PDT

PORTLAND, Ore. - It was another big day recently for the newest arrival at the Oregon Zoo as Rose-Tu's week-old calf, an as-yet unnamed girl, met her 4-year-old big brother, Samudra.

Samudra was born at the Oregon Zoo in 2008 to...
Dec 5, 2012 at 11:58 AM PDT
The zoo released video Wednesday of the two pachyderms meeting for the first time through a gate called the "howdy gate" inside the elephant facility.
Dec 4, 2012 at 5:13 PM PDT
The California elephant rental company that legally owns the baby elephant born last week at the Oregon Zoo has been the focus of abuse allegations by multiple animal rights groups.
Dec 4, 2012 at 5:27 PM PDT
Ninety-nine percent of the time the animals, like Rose-Tu's baby, stay put, according to the Oregon Zoo's deputy director Chris Pfefferkorn.
Dec 4, 2012 at 10:23 AM PDT
Oregon Zoo Director Kim Smith stopped short of saying the calf's tenure at the zoo was guaranteed and said the zoo, which is a non-profit organization, is in negotiations with the company to own the baby elephant. But she repeated several times that...
Dec 3, 2012 at 11:00 PM PDT
According to The Seattle Times, the Oregon Zoo has a valid contract with the traveling circus known as “Have Trunk Will Travel” and doesn’t have legal custody of the calf. The Times reports that the private company will assume ownership of new elephant baby in a month.
Dec 3, 2012 at 3:02 PM PDT
Oregon Zoo elephant keepers are asking the public to pick their favorite of five names for the week-old elephant calf.
Nov 30, 2012 at 4:36 PM PDT

PORTLAND, Ore. - After a prolonged labor, mama elephant Rose-Tu gave birth to a 300-pound bundle of joy on Friday morning - and it's a girl.

Officials at the Oregon Zoo said the pregnant elephant gave birth early Friday morning after a...
Nov 30, 2012 at 8:21 AM PDT
“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 29, 2012 at 4:19 PM PDT
“We’re very much anticipating this is going to be very soon,” said Senior Veterinarian Mitch Finnegan in a YouTube video posted by the Oregon Zoo.
Nov 28, 2012 at 8:39 PM PDT
Signs indicate that Rose-Tu, the pregnant pachyderm at the Oregon Zoo, is about to go into labor.
Nov 27, 2012 at 5:49 PM PDT

Updates from the Oregon Zoo - Twitter | Facebook | Baby Blog

PORTLAND, Ore. - Veterinarians at the Oregon Zoo are making the final preparations for the arrival of the newest baby elephant - and that includes giving the expectant mother...
Nov 27, 2012 at 12:25 PM PDT
Veterinarians at the Oregon Zoo are making the final preparations for the arrival of the newest baby elephant - and that includes giving the expectant mother a little privacy.