Brookfield Zoo Backgrounds for Your Next Zoom Meeting

As many people adjust to life at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, certain new experiences are becoming more commonplace. Whether it's for work meetings, family gatherings, or simply to get together with friends and loved ones, virtual meeting applications such as Zoom have taken the world by storm. As we look for any way to share our personal experiences and provide moments of fun for one another, all eyes are turning to a specific aspect of the Zoom experience...the background.

As you may or may not know, you are able to personalize the background of your Zoom screen. Whether you forgot to clean up the house this morning, want to pretend you're actually in your favorite place, or just want to express yourself in a fun way, there are plenty of unique images and videos you can use to spice up your next conference call.

We've been Bringing The Zoo To You for a few months now and we're excited to offer another way to do that. Brookfield Zoo Zoom Backgrounds!

Choose from some of Brookfield Zoo's most awesome animals, nostalgic spots, and most serene scenes. You can mix and match as you want, too. This morning's work meeting might call for a visit from Brutus and Titus, our new African lions. But perhaps this afternoon's catch-up with the family calls for the clownfish swimming behind you from The Living Coast. Check out the full list of options below.

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1. In Zoom, click your profile in the top right corner, and click Settings
2. On the left menu, click Virtual Background
3. To upload a photo or video as your background, click the + icon next to where it says Choose Virtual Background. A pop-up will allow you to upload a photo from your computer. Click the file you'd like to use and it will appear alongside the other options for you to choose from.

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Posted: 4/16/2020 9:45:03 AM by Sean Keeley

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