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Brookfield Zoo's New Baby Orangutan Is Ready To Make Her Debut!

On December 20th a new baby orangutan was born at Brookfield Zoo, but I think the little lady was a bit shy.

Even though it’s been over two weeks, Mom and baby are just now coming out into public view in the Tropic World: Asia Habitat. 106 more words


2-Week-Old Bornean Orangutan Makes Debut At Brookfield Zoo

CHICAGO (CBS) — A baby Bornean orangutan born just before Christmas made her debut Tuesday at the Brookfield Zoo.

The two-week-old female orangutan, who has not yet been named, can be seen with her mother Sophia at the Tropic World: Asia habitat, according to a release from the west suburban zoo. 225 more words


A Christmas Gift: Critically Endangered Orangutan Born At Brookfield Zoo

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Chicago Zoological Society announced Friday the birth of a Bornean orangutan at Brookfield Zoo.

The Bornean orangutan was born Tuesday, Dec. 20 to the zoo’s 35-year-old orangutan, Sophia. 213 more words


Winter Weather Elicits Playtime For Brookfield Zoo's Furry Creatures

CHICAGO (CBS) — The brutally cold weather is an invitation for most to stay indoors, but for some animals at Chicago’s zoos the cold weather means good times. 180 more words


Ziggy & Hank, Two Antelopes At Brookfield Zoo, Just Became Parents!

Baby antelopes are pretty cute aren’t they?

I was watching the Channel 7 News last night when they showed this story about a baby antelope being born at Brookfield Zoo a couple of weeks ago: 64 more words


Brookfield Zoo's Amur Leopard Cub Makes His Public Debut

CHICAGO (CBS) — Brookfield Zoo’s 4-month-old Amur leopard cub debuted Wednesday to the public, in his outdoor habitat at Brookfield Zoo’s Big Cats area.

Temur was… 215 more words