Press Room

Press Room

Welcome to our online Press Room! Here you can download the latest news and announcements about Chicago Zoological Society, Brookfield Zoo, and Centers of Excellence. For media inquiries, contact Sondra Katzen, Public Relations, at (708) 688-8351 (landline) and (708) 903-2071 (cell phone) or via e-mail at

2015 Press Releases

03/20/15: Chicago Zoological Society's Whirl Fundraiser to Support Animals, Conservation, and Education Programs
03/16/15: Grizzly Bears at Brookfield Zoo Celebrate 20th Birthday
03/03/15: Brookfield Zoo's 2015 Calendar of Events (March to June)
02/24/15: National Inclusion Project and the Chicago Zoological Society Become Let's All Play Partners
02/20/15: Chicago Zoological Society to Celebrate Cesar Chavez with Launch of Art Contest in his Honor
02/20/15: Chicago Zoological Society celebra a Cesar Chavez con lanzamiento de concurso de arte en su honor
02/04/15: Fishing Cat Born at Brookfield Zoo
01/27/15: Brookfield Zoo's FREEze Day Offers Free Admission and Dog-Sledding Fun
01/14/15: Chicago Zoological Society to Honor Martin Luther King Jr.

2014 Press Releases

10/22/14: Dolphin Calves Celebrate First Birthdays at Brookfield Zoo
09/18/14: Chicago Zoological Society Announces Recipients of 2014 Conservation Leadership Awards
09/16/14: Brookfield Zoo's 2014 Fall/Winter Calendar of Events
09/12/14: Brookfield Zoo Hosting Annual Boo! at the Zoo Halloween Celebration
09/11/14: Chicago Zoological Society Now Accepting Submissions for 2014 Photo Contest
08/29/14: Chicago Zoological Society's Sarasota Dolphin Research Program Spearheads Rescue of Dolphin Calf in the Wild
08/29/14: Do the Zoo Run Run at Brookfield Zoo
08/25/14: Endangered Mexican Gray Wolf from Brookfield Zoo is Released into the Wild
08/07/14: Chicago Zoological Society Helps Raise Awareness About Elephant Crisis
07/21/14: Brookfield Zoo Orangutan Serves as Surrogate for 6-month-old Orangutan
07/16/14: ZooBrew at Brookfield Zoo to Feature More Than 60 Craft Beers
06/26/14: Chicago Zoological Society Announces Richard G. Gamble as Senior Vice President of Operations
06/25/14: White-Cheeked Gibbon Born at Brookfield Zoo
06/13/14: Enjoy Hot Music and Cool Evenings at Brookfield Zoo’s Summer Nights
06/12/14: Bison Calves Born at Brookfield Zoo
06/11/14: Celebrate the First-Ever World Giraffe Day at Brookfield Zoo!
05/14/14: Pace Launches Express Bus Service to Brookfield Zoo
05/20/14: Top Chicago Cultural Organizations Join Fight to Stop African Elephant Slaughter
05/19/14: ¡Viva la Fiesta! Returns to Brookfield Zoo
05/19/14: ¡Viva la Fiesta! Regresa a Brookfield Zoo
05/09/14: Brookfield Zoo Highlights Extraordinary Animal Moms for Mother’s Day
05/07/14: Brookfield Zoo’s Calendar of Events (June through September 2014)
04/09/14: Brookfield Zoo Goes Blue for Autism Awareness
04/08/14: Brookfield Zoo Celebrates Earth Day with Party for the Planet
04/02/14: Chicago Zoological Society Helps Increase Humboldt Penguin Numbers in Zoos
03/17/14: Spaghetti Dinner at Brookfield Zoo to Support The Vital Ground Foundation
03/03/14: Chicago Zoological Society to Sponsor “Speak Through Art” Contest to Honor Late Latino Activist Cesar E. Chavez
03/04/14: Brookfield Zoo’s 4-Month-Old Gorilla Has a Name with Honor
02/18/14: Brookfield Zoo Asking Public to Help Name 4-Month-Old Gorilla Baby
01/30/14: Dolphin Presentations to Resume at Brookfield Zoo
01/29/14: FREEze Day at Brookfield Zoo
01/23/14: Brookfield Zoo’s 2014 Winter-Spring Calendar of Events
01/16/14: Valentine’s Dinner and Brunch Offered at Brookfield Zoo
01/13/14: Chicago Zoological Society to Honor Martin Luther King Jr. with Choral Celebration
01/03/14: Grey Seal Born at Brookfield Zoo






Sondra Katzen
Public Relations
Office: 708-688-8351
Cell Phone: 708-903-2071


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