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  • Baby bison is newest addition at Brookfield Zoo

    Baby bison is newest addition at Brookfield Zoo
    It's springtime at Brookfield Zoo and that means it's time for the pitter-patter of little hooves.  The zoo welcomes its newest addition; a baby bison calf born May 16.  She doesn't have a name yet but you can find her roaming around with her mom and...
  • At the Lincoln Park Zoo, camping out under the monkeys

    At the Lincoln Park Zoo, camping out under the monkeys
    The campfire was in a metal pit, under a great, wide roof. The tents were pitched on a well-tended lawn, with help from people who work for an outdoors store. Bears were a threat only if someone had forgotten to lock an enclosure door. And dinner was...
  • Oh, baby! New male gorilla at Brookfield Zoo gets to know potential mates

    Oh, baby! New male gorilla at Brookfield Zoo gets to know potential mates
    JoJo, an enormous silverback gorilla who recently moved into Brookfield Zoo, had brunch Tuesday with his new female friends Binti Jua and Koola atop a miniature mountain at his new home. But it wasn't their first date. As part of a breeding program, 32-...
  • "JoJo" finds mojo at Brookfield Zoo

    "JoJo" finds mojo at Brookfield Zoo
    The silverback gorilla named "JoJo" finds his "mojo" at the Brookfield Zoo.    The 32 year-old was sent there from the Lincoln Park Zoo to accomplish once crucial task: Help expand the critically endangered western lowland gorilla species. During the...
  • JoJo the gorilla settles in at Brookfield Zoo

    JoJo the gorilla settles in at Brookfield Zoo
    It wasn’t their first date. JoJo, an enormous silverback gorilla from Lincoln Park Zoo, and his female companions, Binti Jua and Koola, met for brunch Tuesday atop a miniature mountain in west suburban Brookfield. As part of breeding program,...
  • January 24: Focus on Family - Cabin Fever Remedies

    January 24: Focus on Family - Cabin Fever Remedies
    Cabin Fever Remedies for Kids in Chicago Mom & Tot Bowling at Pinstripes Pinstripes is an upscale and sophisticated entertainment / dining facility where you can bowl or play bocce ball. There are two locations: in Northbrook and South Barrington. On...
  • 10 museum exhibits for your fall 2012

    10 museum exhibits for your fall 2012
    Here are some shows and exhibits to watch for at Chicago's museums and zoos this fall, roughly in order of appearance: "Kouzina": Annual celebration of Greek and Mediterranean cuisine. 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 20 at the National Hellenic Museum, 333 S....
  • Brookfield Zoo's Mexican gray wolves undergo CAT scans for new study

    Brookfield Zoo's Mexican gray wolves undergo CAT scans for new study
    It's easily the closest I've ever gotten to a wolf. Luckily, it was sleeping. The Mexican gray wolf was once considered an extinct species. Today, with the help of organizations like the Species Survival Plan's Mexican Gray Wolf Management Group,...
  • 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,...
  • 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