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2014-11-18 Jungle Love

Taking a little break from the colorful leaves…


Brookfield Zoo's Baby Gorilla Turns 1

(STMW) – It’s not just Election Day — Tuesday is the first birthday of the Brookfield Zoo’s baby western lowland gorilla, Nora.

Nora, who weighed about 3.5 pounds at birth, now weighs close to 12 pounds, according to a press release from the zoo. 146 more words


2014-11-01 National Bison Day

Today is National Bison Day. Next spring I’ll be traveling – finally – to the Nachusa Grasslands, in Northwestern Illinois, to photograph the newly restored Bison herd.


Happy Birthday To The Dolphins Magic & Merlin At Brookfield Zoo!

Do you give dolphins birthday cake?

The Brookfield Zoo announced yesterday that dolphins Magic and Merlin just turned one.

What makes it more amazing is that while Magic had his Mom raise him, Merlin was raised by zoo staff. 26 more words


Shake Your Tail Feathers

If you haven’t noticed, apart from architecture, I am mildly obsessed with nature and animal photography. So when I go to the Brookfield Zoo, it’s hard to pry myself away from behind the camera. 55 more words


Face Your Fears Friday: Showbiz Shelly

It’s Showbiz Shelly’s turn to face her fears! Last week Producer Gabe faced his fear by skydiving! Now Shelly’s going to face what freaks her out the most! 122 more words