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  • Shedd says it draws most visitors of any U.S. aquarium

    Shedd says it draws most visitors of any U.S. aquarium
    The Shedd Aquarium reclaimed its attendance title among the nation’s major non-profit aquariums after trailing the relatively new Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta for the last five years. Nearly 2.17 million people visited the Shedd in 2012, a 2 percent...
  • Gibbon and orangutan meet, hang at Brookfield Zoo

  • Cops: Handicapped Plano man missing

    Cops: Handicapped Plano man missing
    Plano police have issued a missing person report for a man with cerebral palsy who was last seen Friday evening. Corey M. Cann, 21, was last seen at his home on the 500 block of Hale Street in Plano at 7 p.m. Friday and has not be heard from since,...
  • African wild dogs make themselves at home at England's Chester Zoo

     
    A pack of seven African wild dogs who recently moved from a zoo in Sweden are already settling into their new habitat -- a specially designed enclosure intended to mimic the conditions in their native sub-Saharan African plains -- at......
  • Seriously, why all the coyotes?

     
    RedEye's Leonor Vivanco talked to the director of Cook County Animal & Rabies Control about why there's been such an uptick in Chicago's critter population: With coyotes roaming the streets of Chicago like it's the great outdoors, there have been at...
  • Songs of Good Cheer essay contest entries

     
    The prompt for this year's "Songs of Good Cheer" reader contest was simple: "Write a short essay about a memorable moment involving a holiday song." My co-host for the "Songs..." concerts, Mary Schmich, writes about the results in her Wednesday......
  • How I got into photography: Anne Cusack

     
    We asked staff photographer Anne Cusack what sparked her interest in photography. This is the first in an occasional series of posts from our staff on how they got into the "business."...
  • Actor loves 'starchfest'

    Actor loves 'starchfest'
    Larenz Tate has been in Oscar-winning films and critically acclaimed TV shows ("Ray," "Crash," "Rescue Me"), but to his young children, he's just the "blueberry pancake guy." "They have no idea what I do for a living," said the 34-year-old actor, who...
  • Free family Valentine's Day outings in Chicago this weekend

    Free family Valentine's Day outings in Chicago this weekend
    Here are some free ways for families to celebrate Valentine's Day in Chicago this weekend: - Go to Marble Slab Creamery on Michigan Ave. for a free sample of a tiramisu ice cream creation. - Get a free Caribou Coffee when you buy one, with this coupon....
  • Brookfield Zoo introduces African pups

    Brookfield Zoo introduces African pups
    Ten African wild dogs born to the same mother in November at Brookfield Zoo didn’t seem as wild as their name suggests as they were getting 12-week exams and vaccinations in assembly line fashion on Thursday. Some were shaking and scared. Others...
  • Ride the rails to suburban fun

    Ride the rails to suburban fun
    The suburbs of Chicago are like people: Each one has a unique personality with its own appeal and claim to fame. The problem is that (many) city-dwellers balk at the idea of going to the suburbs, and (lots of) suburbanites think first of Chicago —...