Whether you are a first-time guest or a seasoned member, there is always more to learn about the worlds at Brookfield Zoo. Browse the exhibit snapshots below, or the menu at left, to get acquainted. You can also select exhibit or animal names to dig up more fascinating facts.
Our new naturalistic habitat features iconic North American animals:
American Bison,Bald Eagle,Grizzly Bear,Mexican Gray Wolf, and Polar Bear.
Dive into ocean life and enjoy one of our world-renowned Dolphin Discovery or enjoy an up close view via our underwater viewing room:
Get jumping in the jungle:
Asian Small-Clawed Otter,Black-Handed Spider Monkey,Callimico,Colobus Monkey,Giant Anteater,Orangutan,Red-Capped Mangabey, and Western Lowland Gorilla.
Explore at the shore:
Wander through wetlands:
Alligator Snapping Turtle,Little Blue Heron, and North American River Otter.
Imagine the activity:
Mongoose Lemur,Ring-Tailed Lemur, and Barred Tiger Salamander.
Observe in the open:
Aardvark,African Painted Dog,Klipspringer,Red River Hog, and Reticulated Giraffe.
See the unseen:
Encounter a kingdom:
African Lion,Amur Leopard,Amur Tiger, and Snow Leopard.
Follow the herds:
Addax,Bactrian Camel, and Grevy's Zebra.
Think bigger than before:
Black Rhinoceros and Lowland Tapir.
Adapt to other worlds:
Bat-Eared Fox,Black-footed Cat,Caracal,Meerkat, and Naked Mole Rat.
Set your sights upward:
African Giant Millipede,Binturong,Burmese Python , and Clouded Leopard.
Discover water worlds:
California Sea Lion,Gray Seal, and Harbor Seal.
Go from the ground up:
Andean Condor,Blue Poison Frog,Cape Thick-knee,Gambel's Quail,Roadrunner, and Sungazer.
Hear the calls:
Micronesian Kingfisher,Argus Monitor,Bali Mynah, and Crested Wood Partridge .
Read every cue of the wolfpack and check out the "wolf-cam" for a close up view:
Mexican Gray Wolf.
Chart an outback adventure:
Emu,Rodrigues Fruit Bat,Southern Hairy-Nosed Wombat, and Western Gray Kangaroo.
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