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Unions Seek Deals At U. of I., Brookfield Zoo

CHICAGO (CBS) — There are new developments in two separate labor contract negotiations in Illinois, one in Urbana-Champaign and the other in Brookfield.

Non-tenured faculty at the University of Illinois are on strike today and tomorrow, WBBM’s Terry Keshner reports. 122 more words

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"Potoka" the giraffe frolics around Brookfield Zoo in celebration of spring

BROOKFIELD, IL– A giraffe¬†at the Brookfield Zoo was so excited about the unseasonably warm temperatures we’ve been having it decided to do a happy dance! 50 more words

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VIDEO: Brookfield Zoo Giraffes Literally Dancing With Joy

It’s been unusually warm in Chicago the past few days, and everyone’s celebrating — even the giraffes!

That’s not a joke.

The reticulated giraffes at… 60 more words

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Brookfield Zoo - Free Admission - Freeze Day

Location: West Mall Date: Sunday, February 14

Free Admission Freeze Day!

We love the cold and so do our animals. Join the Green Valley Dog Drivers for dogsled demonstrations, sled runs, and other winter animal fun. 167 more words

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Brookfield Zoo's Polar Bears Right At Home In Chicago's Arctic Chill

CHICAGO (CBS) — You might have been doing everything you can to go outside the past few days, but a few creatures in Chicago are loving the frigid temperatures. 311 more words

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Introducing The New Gray Seal Pup At Brookfield Zoo!

Could you imagine giving birth to a 33 pound baby?

That’s how much the new gray seal pup at Brookfield Zoo that was born January 2nd weighed! 61 more words

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Gray Seal Pup First Birth of 2016 At Brookfield Zoo!

Brookfield Zoo has welcomed their first addition of 2016.

An 11-year-old gray seal named Lily gave birth to a female seal on January 2nd.

Officials say the baby was a little over 30 pounds when she was born, but¬†that’s expected to triple in a few weeks. 74 more words

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