April 09, 2010

Great Bear Wilderness Set to Open May 8

As guests begin their adventure through the National Park-like experience, the largest exhibit ever undertaken at Brookfield Zoo, they will learn about the animals’ past, present, and future status, their deep cultural significance to people, and the survival challenges they face.  more...

April 01, 2010

New CT Scanner Enhances Animal Care

The addition of a CT scanner at Brookfield Zoo will add to its world-class imaging suite. Donated by Loyola University Medical Center, this new piece of equipment enhances the zoo’s diagnostic capabilities and gives the Chicago Zoological Society the distinction of having the best, most comprehensive imaging suite in a North American zoo. Brookfield Zoo is the second zoo in the U.S. to own an on-site CT scanner and is the only zoo animal hospital in North America to combine digital radiology and CT technology at its facility.  more...

March 31, 2010

Ape Awareness Month

It will be a swinging time at Brookfield Zoo every weekend in APE-ril with the celebration of Ape Awareness Month featuring special programs for guests and activities for children. Ape Awareness activities will be from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on April 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, and 24-25, in Tropic World.  more...

March 25, 2010

Tortoise Name Contest Winners

Brookfield Zoo received more than 800 entries for its Name A Tortoise contest, and the winning contestants appeared during a NBC-5 morning news show.  more...

February 02, 2010

Furry Forecasters on Groundhog Day

Today, February 2, a crowd of nearly 300 guests gathered in Brookfield Zoo’s Children’s Zoo and waited in anticipation for the two furry forecasters—Cloudy and Tumbleweed—to make an appearance from their winter quarters.  more...

January 29, 2010

Dolphin Research and Conservation Insititute

The year marks the 40th year of the Sarasota Dolphin Research Program, part of the Florida Dolphin Research and Conservation Institute (DRCI), which is supported by the Chicago Zoological Society. Based in Sarasota, FL, this is the world’s longest-running study of a wild dolphin population, focusing on many aspects of dolphin biology, including health, behavior, genetics, environmental change, and adverse interactions with humans.  more...

December 08, 2009

Conservation Dinner

Polar Bears International (PBI) and its President and CEO Robert Buchanan will receive the 2010 CZS George B. Rabb Conservation Medal at the Annual Conservation Dinner. The dinner will be held on March 2, 2010, at The Art Institute of Chicago’s Modern Wing.  more...

December 08, 2009

2010 Conservation Medal Recipient Announced

The Chicago Zoological Society (CZS) is pleased to announce Polar Bears International (PBI) and its President and CEO Robert Buchanan as the 2010 recipients of its George B. Rabb Conservation Medal. He will be honored at the CZS Annual Conservation Dinner that will be held on March 2, 2010, at The Art Institute of Chicago’s Modern Wing.  more...

November 17, 2009

2009 Photo Contest Winners Announced

More than 350 photos featuring polar bears, tigers, butterflies, lizards, and many other creatures of the animal kingdom were submitted for the Chicago Zoological Society’s 2009 Photo Contest. A panel of professional photographers had the tough assignment of selecting a grand prize winner, as well as first-, second-, and third-place winners in the adult and child categories. The winning photos are on display in Brookfield Zoo’s Discovery Center lobby through mid December 2009.  more...

November 10, 2009

Orangutan Awareness Weekend

participate in Brookfield Zoo’s International Orangutan Awareness Weekend on November 14-15 in Tropic World Asia exhibit. During the event, Kekasih (KAY-kuh-see), the orangutan infant who celebrated her first birthday on October 6, 2009, will be highlighted during the festivities with her family: mom Sophia, 28; father Ben, 31; and brother Denda, 7.  more...

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