Blog: Center for the Science of Animal Care and Welfare

CPS Students Take Part in Annual Science Fair at Brookfield Zoo

More than 160 students from 16 Chicago Public Schools (CPS) had the opportunity to showcase their engineering and science-based projects as a part of the Chicago Zoological Society’s annual science fair at Brookfield Zoo.

posted 2/8/2019 12:17:24 PM



Optimizing Dolphin Health with ZooMorphTrak

A new app developed at Brookfield Zoo can be used to estimate dolphin weights so that zoos, aquariums, and rehabilitation centers can continue to provide custom, optimized diets for each of their animals. These diets are continually monitored and revised for each dolphin based on their weight, age, growth rate, body condition, reproductive needs, and the season.

posted 2/1/2019 10:43:52 AM



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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