As of Thursday afternoon, the names Magdalena, Inigo, and Aldo were leading the voting.
Learning about animals, captaining a boat, sing a longs, nature hikes, and aerial magic can offer children a summer of discovery and memories they will never forget.
Despite pleas from Brookfield Zoo and members of the Lake County Board to do away with an event featuring monkeys riding dogs, the Lake County Fair plans to keep the popular Banana Derby race.
The Brookfield Zoo is mourning the loss of four southern sting rays and 50 cownose rays after a drop in the oxygen level at the the zoo’s Stingray Bay habitat on Friday, the zoo said in a press release.
Newborn zebras can stand, walk and even run up to 40 miles per hour within an hour of birth.
It’s the first time an anteater has been born at the Brookfield Zoo, and is the result of a successful breeding initiative begun last year, the Brookfield Zoological Society said in a news release Friday.
Officials at Brookfield Zoo said they have taken “prompt action,” after receiving multiple complaints about an employee’s Facebook post complaining about “rude ass white people.,” but the zoo would not say if the worker was disciplined or fired.
Ten students suffered minor injuries when two school buses collided on an outing Tuesday to the Brookfield Zoo.
Some local fish are having surgery Thursday in the name of science, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.
While some art and craft activities cater only towards youngsters, Chicago offers some great venues that allow the whole family to participate. Rather than visiting your local park again, visit an arts & crafts center that can stimulate creativity and imagination.
A west suburban man is facing domestic battery charges after he punched his pregnant girlfriend in the face while she was holding a child Saturday afternoon at Brookfield Zoo, according to police.
CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports no one’s ever said the streets around Riverside-Brookfield High School are paved with gold, but school officials are hoping to change that.
Brookfield Zoo’s three resident polar bears, six bison and two snow leopards are used to this kind of weather but Spokesman Bill Zeigler says they make sure the animals have indoor and outdoor access during severe cold.
Zoo officials are “cautiously optimistic” as things have gone swimmingly for a new dolphin calf born Friday afternoon at Brookfield Zoo.
Nora, a western lowland gorilla that weighed about 3.5 pounds at birth, now weighs close to 12 pounds, according to a press release from the zoo.
The main entrance at Brookfield Zoo had to be closed Friday after a gas main break nearby, and its smaller south parking lot quickly filled to capacity.
Pace wants to make it easier this summer for CTA riders to get to the Brookfield Zoo.
More than two million people live with autism and on Saturday, Governor Quinn visited the Brookfield Zoo to proclaim Autism Awareness Day.
While it may be difficult to pick just one, some of Chicago’s best attractions for kids include museums, zoos, discovery centers, LEGOS and dolls.
Nora is a female gorilla born last November to Koola, her 18-year-old mother. The name means “honor” or “light.”