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Brookfield Zoo

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  • Havens for wildlife that thrive in captivity

    The July 31 article regarding the benefits of visiting Lincoln Park Zoo was indisputably compelling. The majestic and in many instances imperiled wildlife species that are housed there are treated with the utmost compassion and respect. The staff and volunteers have profound knowledge and affection for the vast array of creatures who live in comfortable habitats that frequently simulate their native environs. All visitors and especially children are encouraged to help in the imperative endeavor to conserve and protect endangered wildlife species throughout the world.
  • 3rd mom's the charm for Brookfield orangutan

     3rd mom's the charm for Brookfield orangutan
    Anyone who doubts the importance of early maternal care need only meet Kecil. The 6-month-old male orangutan came to Brookfield Zoo last month to bond with Maggie, a 53-year-old orangutan. Maggie may be older than typical mothers, but she turned out...

    Rare white-cheeked gibbon born at Brookfield Zoo

    Rare white-cheeked gibbon born at Brookfield Zoo
    It's easy for visitors to miss Brookfield Zoo’s newest addition: A newborn white-cheeked gibbon, clinging to his mother’s blonde fur. He was born June 9 and joins a small family of gibbons at the zoo's Tropic World: his mother Indah, his...

    Pace buses to connect CTA train stops and Brookfield Zoo

    Pace buses to connect CTA train stops and Brookfield Zoo
    Pace is launching weekend bus routes that will carry riders from CTA train stations to Brookfield Zoo, the agency announced Wednesday. Starting Memorial Day, one route will connect passengers to the zoo from the Harlem/Lake Station on CTA's Green Line...

    Zoos and Shedd Aquarium join elephant campaign

    Brookfield Zoo, Lincoln Park Zoo and the Shedd Aquarium announced Tuesday they are joining a fight to protect African elephants through the newly launched 96 Elephants Campaign. The campaign aims to help the endangered animals in their homeland, educate...