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  • Rare Shedd dolphin is pregnant; baby expected in June

    Rare Shedd dolphin is pregnant; baby expected in June
    A Pacific white-sided dolphin at the Shedd Aquarium is pregnant and expected to give birth in early June, the aquarium announced Wednesday. The news puts a spotlight on the little-studied open-water mammals that are abundant in nature but rare in captivity.
  • Police: Man punches pregnant girlfriend at Brookfield Zoo

    Police: Man punches pregnant girlfriend at Brookfield Zoo
    A man wrapped his 11-month-old's blanket around his fist and beat the child's pregnant mother at Brookfield Zoo over the weekend, according to police. Patrick O’Meara, 28, of the 700 block of Wenonah Avenue in Oak Park, was charged with two counts...

    Chicago job Q and A: How do you go about finding an outdoor job?

    Chicago job Q and A: How do you go about finding an outdoor job?
    For some workers, being confined inside all day is torture. As vice president of institutional planning and inclusion at the Chicago Zoological Society (which manages Brookfield Zoo), Jo-Elle E.H. Mogerman focuses on increasing awareness about jobs in...

    Riverside Brookfield High School selling naming rights for stadium

    Riverside Brookfield High School selling naming rights for stadium
    While more school districts across the state face financial hardships, one west suburban high school is hoping to generate extra cash by offering up the naming rights of its outdoor athletic facility. Riverside Brookfield High School officials announced...

    Brookfield wolf, freed for recovery program, found dead in New Mexico

     Brookfield wolf, freed for recovery program, found dead in New Mexico
    Ernesta, the Mexican wolf removed from captivity at Brookfield Zoo to be part of a recovery program in the wild, was found dead in western New Mexico, officials have announced. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service confirmed that Ernesta's body was found...