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Brookfield Zoo Animals Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day Treats

CHICAGO (CBS) — Some of the animals at Brookfield Zoo are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with shamrock-shaped and green treats.

Snacks for camels, lemurs, orangutans and gorillas consist of, according to Brookfield Zoo, a “complete-balanced biscuit and gelatin.” 36 more words


PHOTOS: Valentine's Day Treats For Animals At Brookfield Zoo

CHICAGO (CBS) — People are not the only ones who get to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

Several animals at Brookfield Zoo received heart-shaped treats from the animal care staff on Wednesday to celebrate Valentine’s Day. 286 more words


Ramar, One Of Brookfield Zoo's Male Gorillas, Turns 50

CHICAGO (CBS) — One of the residents at Brookfield Zoo reached a milestone birthday.

Ramar, a western lowland gorilla, turned 50 this month. Not only is he the oldest animal at Brookfield Zoo, but he is the third oldest male and seventh oldest western lowland gorilla in an accredited North American zoo. 365 more words


PHOTOS: Brookfield Zoo Welcomes Gray Seal Pup

CHICAGO (CBS) — Brookfield Zoo received a belated Christmas gift, closing 2017 with a zoo birth.

A gray seal pup was born Dec. 26 at Brookfield Zoo, the third pup for mother, 13-year-old Lily and sire, 13-year-old Boone. 389 more words


Brookfield Zoo Animals Enjoying Wintry Weather

CHICAGO (CBS) — The arctic blast is an invitation for most to stay indoors, but for some Brookfield Zoo animals, the cold weather means playtime! 215 more words


“Bushman at Lincoln Park Zoo and The Field Museum” by S.M. O’Connor

      Bushman, the most popular animal to ever reside in Chicago, died on this date in 1951 in his suite in the Primate House of… 3,030 more words

Museums, Zoos, And Aquariums

Nachusa Grasslands, Brookfield zoo, lap baby and lap puppy 

We made it to Chicago despite five of us sharing three seats.

Alex and I, our lap baby (who stayed on our laps most of the time and spend the rest of the time sprint crawling up and down the isle), and a guy with his large lap dog. 78 more words

Hiking / Nature Walks