Historical Photos

View some of the historical photos from the Brookfield Zoo archives! Click on each photo to view the full size. All photos are copyrighted by the Chicago Zoological Society. To obtain permission to use these photos, please contact.Creative Services at 708-688-8585 or send an e-mail to KRISTA.MOZDZIERZ-SKACH@CZS.org.

Photo credit: Chicago Zoological Society

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Archival Services:
Carla Owens
Manager, Library Services & Archives
Chicago Zoological Society
Phone: 708-688-8583
E-mail: Carla.Owens@CZS.org

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