Blog: Center for the Science of Animal Care and Welfare

Animal Hospital Update: Addax Check-Up

Did you know that every new animal that comes to Brookfield Zoo receives a thorough “check-up” by our veterinary staff?  Additionally, each animal spends a few weeks at the zoo’s animal hospital to ensure they are in good health and adjusting well to their home before they move to their habitat area.

posted 4/8/2015 1:12:08 PM

Making a Difference for Dolphins and Sharks

From the time she was in third grade, Krystan Wilkinson knew she wanted to be a marine biologist working with sharks and dolphins. Now a graduate student at the University of Florida, Krystan has made her dream a reality. She conducts a research study on shark-dolphin interactions in Sarasota Bay, Florida, as part of the world-renowned Sarasota Dolphin Research Program (SDRP) managed by the Chicago Zoological Society.

posted 4/7/2015 1:03:10 PM

Center for the Science of Animal Care and Welfare

Read the latest exciting stories about how our experts are advancing the science of “animal-directed” care through innovative programs at Brookfield Zoo and global field efforts.


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