December 9, 2010
Przewalski’s Horses are Back at Brookfield Zoo
November 16, 2010
2010 CZS Photo Contest Winners Annnounced
Thomas Mohr of Chicago, grand prize
Suzanne Ridenour of Crystal Lake, 1st place adult
Tom Morris of Bartlett, 2nd place adult
Steve Znamenski of Crystal Lake, 3rd place adult
Carol Koterski Dugan of Vandalia, Michigan, honorable mention adult
Dominic Williams of Schaumburg, 1st place child
Jack Fisher Skarr of Naperville, 2nd place child
Jordan Huerta of Elmhurst, honorable metnion child
Savannah Golla of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, 3rd place child
November 15, 2010
Thanksgiving Day Feast for the Animals at Brookfield Zoo
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November 11, 2010
Holiday Magic Lights Up Brookfield Zoo
Chicago Zoological Society Receives Top Honors in Conservation
Longest-Running Dolphin Study Recognized for Its Exceptional Conservation Efforts
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Randy Wells engaged in rehabilitation of stranded bottlenose dolphin in 1973 (jpg - Courtesy of Randall Wells)
Wild Dolphins in Sarasota Bay, Three Generations of One Maternal Lineage, Including Two 2010 Calves (jpg)
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September 30, 2010
CZS Staff Travel to Manitoba with Polar Bears International
Steve and Agnes-3 5x7 (courtesy of Polar Bears International)
polar bear closeup 5x7 (courtesy of Agnes Kovacs)
all other photos (courtesy of Steve Pine)
Agnes - taking photos
Agnes - Churchill
PBI Camp294-Tundra Buggy Lodge
(following photos by Jim Schulz/CZS)
Steve@GBW-1 (at Great Bear Wilderness)
Steve@GBW-3 (at Great Bear Wilderness)
September 23, 2010
Chicago Zoological Society Bids Farewell to Lone Elephant
Departure Enables Renovation of Indoor Elephant Habitat
September 18, 2010
Brookfield Zoo’s Bear Awareness Weekend Focuses on Bear-y Important Conservation Issue
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September 17, 2010
Frightful Fun Awaits at Brookfield Zoo’s Annual Boo! at the Zoo Halloween Celebration
Boo! at the Zoo-bat Zoo Chat
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Boo! at the Zoo--haunted hayride
September 17, 2010
Chicago Zoological Society Partners with PETCO for Pet Adoption Event
Hundreds of Animals Available for Adoption
Sept. 16, 2010
Creatures of the Night at Brookfield Zoo
Thrills, Chills, and a Frightfully Fun Time Awaits Guests
New Halloween Evening Event for Spirits of all Ages
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Sept. 15, 2010
Wines in the Wild Supports Conservation and Education Programs at Brookfield Zoo
Sept. 14, 2010
2010 Photo Contest Deadline Extended to Nov. 1
Sept. 13, 2010
National Science Foundation Awards Major Climate Change Education Grant to Consortium Led by Chicago Zoological Society
Dancing with the World - Fiesta para todos
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August 31, 2010
Orphaned California Sea Lion Pups Find a Home at Brookfield Zoo
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Caption for 1: Elizabeth Miller, a senior trainer for the Chicago Zoological Society, spends time acclimating two California sea lion pups to their new home at Brookfield Zoo. The two pups were rescued from the wild after their mothers abandoned them when they were each only a day old.
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Captions for 2-6: Two California sea lion pups born on June 7 and June 10 are getting acclimated to their new home at Brookfield Zoo. The two pups were rescued from the wild after their mothers abandoned them when they were each only a day old.
August 24, 2010
American White Pelicans Make New Home at Brookfield Zoo’s Formal Pool
Birds Rescued from Gulf Coast Due to Oil Spill
Free Kids’ Days at Brookfield Zoo
Meijer Sponsors Free Days on August 16, 17, and 18
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August 3, 2010
Shimmy and Shake at Brookfield Zoo’s Zoo Tunes Concert
Country Music Takes Center Stage on August 29
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July 28, 2010
Brookfield Zoo Saddened by Loss of Bald Eagle
Leah Resided at Zoo for 31 Years
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Chicago White Sox Players Sign Autographs at Brookfield Zoo
Chicago White Sox players appearance-1.jpg: Chicago White Sox players Daniel Hudson (left) and Andruw Jones, along with the team’s mascot, Southpaw, made an appearance at Brookfield Zoo on July 27 to sign autographs for fans.
Chicago White Sox players appearance-2.jpg: Chicago White Sox pitcher Daniel Hudson gives a high-five to a young fan during an autograph session at Brookfield Zoo on July 27.
Chicago White Sox players appearance-3.jpg: During an autograph session at Brookfield Zoo on July 27, Chicago White Sox pitcher Daniel Hudson signs a young fans jersey.
Chicago White Sox players appearance-4.jpg: Chicago White Sox outfielder Andruw Jones autographs a photo for a young fan at Brookfield Zoo.
July 21, 2010
White Pelicans Affected by Gulf Oil Spill Find New Home at Brookfield Zoo
Chicago Zoological Society Continues Rescue and Research Efforts in Response to the Disaster
White Pelican images:
July 14, 2010
Zoo Tunes at Brookfield Zoo Features Latin Music on Sunday, July 18
Enjoy the Sounds of Latin Grammy-Nominated Artist Belinda
July 1, 2010
Brookfield Zoo Celebrates Corky the Turtle’s 65th Birthday
Dime Store Turtle Makes Home at Zoo for Past 30 Years
June 29, 2010
Golden Lion Tamarins Roam the Woods at Brookfield Zoo: Small Primates Released near Indian Lake for the Summer
Golden-Lion-Tamarin-1: Diabo, a male golden lion tamarin, can be seen outdoors at Brookfield Zoo. Delilah, and her mate, Diabo, are radio collared with transmitters so Animal Programs staff can monitor them in the event they wander too far away from their nestbox.
Golden-Lion-Tamarin-2: Diabo, a male golden lion tamarin, can be seen outdoors at Brookfield Zoo. He and his mate, Delilah, are radio collared with transmitters so Animal Programs staff can monitor them in the event they wander too far away from their nestbox.
Golden-Lion-Tamarin-3: Delilah, a female golden lion tamarin, can be seen outdoors at Brookfield Zoo. Delilah, and her mate, Diabo, are radio collared with transmitters so Animal Programs staff can monitor them in the event they wander too far away from their nestbox.
Golden-Lion-Tamarin-4: Delilah, a female golden lion tamarin, can be seen outdoors at Brookfield Zoo. Delilah, and her mate, Diabo, are radio collared with transmitters so Animal Programs staff can monitor them in the event they wander too far away from their nestbox.
Golden-Lion-Tamarin-5: Golden lion tamarins, Diabo (left) and Delilah, can be seen in a wooded area adjacent to Brookfield Zoo’s Indian Lake.
Golden-Lion-Tamarin-6: Golden lion tamarins, Diabo (left) and Delilah, peek out from the nestbox (a cooler).
Golden-Lion-Tamarin-7: Diabo, a male golden lion tamarin, can be seen outdoors at Brookfield Zoo. He and his mate, Delilah, do not stray too far from their nestbox.
June 25, 2010
Trumpeter Swans Hatch at Brookfield Zoo
June 17, 2010
Zoo Camp Offers Animal Adventures
Zoo Camp Peacock
Zoo Camp Hamill Play Zoo
June 16, 2010
Brookfield Zoo’s Cookie Cockatoo Makes Public Appearance for 77th Birthday Celebration
June 14, 2010
Chicago Zoological Society Receives Grant from Morris Animal Foundation
Funding Supports Research on Long-Term Effects of Gulf Oil Spill on Dolphins in Sarasota Bay
(Pictured from left to right: Aaron Barleycorn, research assistant for Chicago Zoological Society, takes a photo of dolphins' dorsal fin in order to identify them; Randall Wells, Ph.D., senior conservation scientist for the Chicago Zoological Society; John Taylor, chief operating office for the Morris Animal Foundation; and Tina Martinez, marketing and media relations manager for the Morris Animal Foundation. The Morris Animal Foundation's Betty White Wildlife Rapid Response Fund presented a grant to the Chicago Zoological Society's Sarasota Dolphin Research Program to conduct research on the effects the Deepwater Horizon oil spill could have on dolphins living in the region.
June 10, 2010
Elephant Celebration at Brookfield Zoo
Shake, Rattle, and ROAR!
Zoo Tunes Kicks Off June 13 at Brookfield Zoo
photo credit: Clay Patrick McBride
May 26, 2010
Brookfield Zoo Dolphins Make a “Big Splash”
Chicago Zoological Society Opens Renovated Seven Seas Exhibit and Celebrates 50 Years of Dolphin Care with New Anniversary Show
Dolphin-5, 6, 7, 9.jpg: Brookfield Zoo guests can see dolphins presentations daily in the newly renovated Seven Seas Dolphin Arena.
Dolphin-8.jpg: Dolphins can be seen swimming from the underwater viewing gallery at Brookfield Zoo’s newly renovated Seven Seas exhibit.
May 20, 2010
Summer Fun Awaits Guests at Brookfield Zoo’s Popular Seasonal Exhibits
Butterflies! and Stingray Bay Opening Soon
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May 14, 2010
Poetry Project Inspires Connection to Nature at Brookfield Zoo’s Great Bear Wilderness
Zoo Partners with Poets House to Deepen Conservation Awareness
April 23, 2010
4th Annual Party for the Planet at Brookfield Zoo
Party for the Planet-1: During Brookfield Zoo’s Party for the Planet, youngsters can plant seeds to take home and watch them grow.
Party for the Planet-2: Children can play games while learning about animals and nature during Brookfield Zoo’s Party for the Planet celebration.
Party for the Planet-3: Young guests can help Brookfield Zoo staff plant a tree at the 4th annual Party for the Planet celebration.
April 15, 2010
Dolphins Return to Renovated Seven Seas
April 1, 2010
Brookfield Zoo Becomes Second U.S. Zoo with On-site CT Scanner
Chicago Zoological Society’s Announces Newest Addition to Imaging Suite, Now the Best-Equipped in the Country
Click here for a list of Brookfield Zoo's Imaging Suite Equipment
(pictured left to right) Michelle Soszynski, senior keeper/Veterinarian Services at Brookfield Zoo; Jackie Zdziarski, veterinarian at Brookfield Zoo; and Judy Seraphin, 3-D lab/CT technologist from Loyola University Medical Center, prepare Bernarrd, a 26-year-old aardvark for a CT scan.
Michelle Soszynski, senior keeper/Veterinarian Services at Brookfield Zoo (left), and Judy Seraphin, 3-D lab/CT technologist from Loyola University Medical Center, prepare Bernarrd, a 26-year-old aardvark for a CT scan.
Jackie Zdziarski, veterinarian at Brookfield Zoo (left), and Michelle Soszynski, senior keeper/Veterinarian Services at Brookfield Zoo, prepare one of the zoo’s Mexican gray wolves for a CT Scan.
Veterinarian Services staff at Brookfield Zoo view CT scan images of Bernaard, a 26-year-old aardvark.
Swing into Ape Awareness Month at Brookfield Zoo
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March 29, 2010
Brookfield Zoo Announces Names of Galápagos Tortoises
Image - Galapagos Tortoises Named
Pictured left to right: Jeff Mitchell, associate curator of reptiles at Brookfield Zoo, Leena Pontikes of Park Ridge; Zoraida Sambolin, NBC 5 news anchor; Sam Peters of LaGrange Park; Lexi Reaume of Frankfort; Rob Elgas, NBC 5 news anchor; and Maggie Defend of Chicago.
March 25, 2010
Go Eye-to-Eye with Iconic North American Animals at Brookfield Zoo’s Great Bear Wilderness
State-of-the-Art Naturalistic Habitat Opens May 8, 2010
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Feb. 19, 2010
Wallow in Fun at Brookfield Zoo’s National Pig Day Celebration
Feb. 17, 2010
Help Name Brookfield Zoo’s Newest Residents: Galápagos Tortoises
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Feb. 16, 2010
Chicago Zoological Society’s Spring Lecture Series Features Inspiring Talks on Iconic Animals in Brookfield Zoo’s New Great Bear Wilderness Exhibit
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