2023 Press Releases

5/26/23: Chicago Zoological Society Continues to Help Increase Genetic Diversity of Wild Mexican Wolf Population
5/24/23: Chicago Zoological Society’s Whirl Raises $1.6 Million
5/22/23: Take a Winning Shot to Enter in Brookfield Zoo’s 2023 Photo Contest
5/17/23: Eastern Black Rhinoceros Euthanized at Brookfield Zoo
5/15/23: Brookfield Zoo’s Concerts for Conservation Tickets on Sale Now
5/4/23: Dolphin Calf Rescued from Life-threatening Fishing Gear Entanglement Thanks to Efforts Led by
Chicago Zoological Society’s Sarasota Dolphin Research Program

4/28/23: Ape Awareness Weekend at Brookfield Zoo Brings Attention to Declining Wild Populations of Gorillas, Orangutans, and White-cheeked Gibbons

4/24/23: Brookfield Zoo has Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Animal-loving Moms
4/20/23: Critically Endangered Addax Calf Born at Brookfield Zoo
 New Gorilla Trek Virtual Reality Experience at Brookfield Zoo
4/7/23: Brookfield Zoo’s Giraffe Herd (and Guests) Enjoy Spring Temperatures
4/5/23: Brookfield Zoo Hosting Earth Day Events
3/31/23: Monkey Business at Brookfield Zoo--Squirrel Monkey Baby and Cotton-top Tamarins Make Debuts
3/23/23: Brookfield Zoo’s New Silverback Western Lowland Gorilla Ready to Meet Zoogoers
3/21/23: Brookfield Zoo Places 5th in the Country 
in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards 2023 for Best Zoo
3/20/23: Brookfield Zoo Expanding Space for Apes and Monkeys to Feature Outdoor Habitats
3/17/23: Animals at Brookfield Zoo Receive St. Patrick’s Day Treats and Enrichment
3/13/23: Brookfield Zoo Offering Virtual Spring Lectures
3/4/23: Brookfield Zoo and Shedd Aquarium Nominated in USA Today’s 10Best Reader’s Choice Awards
3/2/23: Nyala Calf Born at Brookfield Zoo
3/1/23: Job Fair at Brookfield Zoo on March 4
2/28/23: Dr. Lisa Freeman, President of Northern Illinois University, Elected to Chicago Zoological Society's  Board of Trustees
2/24/23: Chicago Zoological Society’s Sarasota Dolphin Research Program Leads Effort to Rescue Dolphin Calf from Entangled and Embedded Fishing Gear
2/17/23: Brookfield Zoo’s Calendar of 2023 Events
2/14/23: Animals at Brookfield Zoo Receive Valentine’s Enrichment Treats
2/13/23: Brookfield Zoo Mourns Loss of 44-year-old Bornean Orangutan
2/6/23: Brookfield Zoo Welcomes New Silverback Western Lowland Gorilla
1/19/23: Brookfield Zoo Offers Unique Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for all Ages
1/11/23: Brookfield Zoo Renews Level II Accreditation from ArbNet Accreditation Program
1/13/23Brookfield Zoo’s Animals Receive Post-Holiday Enrichment

2022 Press Releases

11/23/22: Ring-tailed Lemurs at Brookfield Zoo Enjoy 9th Annual Thanksgiving Feast

11/21/22: Remember Brookfield Zoo on Giving Tuesday—November 29
11/15/22: Holiday Magic® at Brookfield Zoo Returns for its 41st Dazzling Year
11/7/22: Veterans Day Ceremony at Brookfield Zoo
11/4/22: Brookfield Zoo Dolphins Make Temporary New Home at Minnesota Zoo
while Seven Seas Habitat Undergoes Renovations

11/1/22: West African Dwarf Crocodile Hatches — Marking a First for Brookfield Zoo
10/27/22: Groundbreaking of Brookfield Zoo Happened 100 Years Ago Today, October 27, 1922
10/21/22: Chicago Zoological Society Recognizes Its Dedicated 400 Volunteers
10/19/22: Brookfield Zoo’s Animals Receive Halloween Treats
10/14/22: Thousands of Endangered Crested Toad Tadpoles from Brookfield Zoo to be Released to the Wild in Puerto Rico
9/22/22: Have a Fang-tastically Fun Halloween at Brookfield Zoo’s Boo! at the Zoo
9/20/22: Chicago Zoological Society Announces 2022 Photo Contest Winners
9/19/22: Brookfield Zoo Featuring Virtual Fall Lecture Series
9/16/22: Celebrate Oktoberfest at Brookfield Zoo
9/14/22: Chicago Zoological Society Mourns Loss of 27-year-old Brown Bear
9/9/22: HOWL Fundraiser to Benefit Chicago Zoological Society’s Animal Care and Welfare Initiatives
8/22/22: Meet First Responders at Brookfield Zoo
8/15/22: Registration Open for Brookfield Zoo’s Annual Zoo Run
8/10/22: Brookfield Zoo Names New Senior Vice President, Development
8/4/22: ZooBrew Untaps at Brookfield Zoo
7/22/22: Brookfield Zoo’s 2-Month-Old South American Tapir Calf now Outdoors
7/21/22: Kids’ Free Days at Brookfield Zoo
7/19/22: Addax—a Critically Endangered Antelope—Born at Brookfield Zoo
7/12/22: Pygmy Hippopotamus Arrives at Brookfield Zoo
7/6/22: Arrest Made in Connection with Threat to Brookfield Zoo
7/5/22: Statement from the Chicago Zoological Society
7/1/22: Animals at Brookfield Zoo Receive Patriotic-themed Enrichment
6/22:22: Chicago Zoological Society now Accepting Digital Entries for 2022 Photo Contest
6/17/22: Puggle—a Baby Short-beaked Echidna—Hatches at Brookfield Zoo
6/15/22: Brookfield Zoo Premieres New Summer Concert Series with Twilight Tunes
5/31/22: Grey Seal Pup Born at Lincoln Park Zoo Joins Seal Colony at Brookfield Zoo
5/27/22: Mexican Wolves Born at Brookfield Zoo Venture Out of Den
5/24/22: South American Tapir Born at Brookfield Zoo
5/18/22: Butterflies! Reopens at Brookfield Zoo on May 28
4/12/22: Brookfield Zoo’s Earth Day: A Party for the Planet Features Recycling and Fun Run
4/5/22: Brookfield Zoo’s 2022 Calendar of Events
3/29/22: Brookfield Zoo Welcomes a Porcupette
3/24/22: Bottlenose Dolphin returns to Brookfield Zoo as Another Departs
3/23/22: Ice Age Giants Opens April 1 at Brookfield Zoo--Temporary Exhibit Features more than 30 Animatronics
3/17/22: Animals at Brookfield Zoo Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day Treats
3/15/22: Asian Small-clawed Otter Pups Beginning to Explore Home at Brookfield Zoo's Tropic World Asia
3/4/22: Humboldt Penguin Chick Hatches at Brookfield Zoo
3/3/22: Work on the Wild Side at Brookfield Zoo--SSA Group to Host Job Fair on March 12
3/2/22: Brookfield Zoo’s Virtual Spring Lecture Series Highlights Local and State Wildlife
2/21/22: Klipspringer Arrives at Brookfield Zoo
2/16/22: Chicago Zoological Society’s Randall Wells, Ph.D, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from 
                   Society for Marine Mammalogy

2/14/22: Brookfield Zoo’s Animals Receive Valentine’s Day Treats
2/11/22: Names Chosen for Brookfield Zoo’s Asian Small-clawed Otter Pups
1/25/22: Brookfield Zoo Offers Unique Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day
1/19/22: National Popcorn Day Celebrated at Brookfield Zoo
1/17/22: Christmas Trees Repurposed as Enrichment for Animals at Brookfield Zoo
1/14/22: Asian Small-clawed Otter Pups Born at Brookfield Zoo

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Sondra Katzen
Director of Public Relations
Office: 708-688-8351
Cell Phone: 708-903-2071
E-mail: Sondra.Katzen@CZS.org


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