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America’s Top 5 Must-Visit Aquariums

Want to explore the ocean’s depths while staying on dry land? Visit 5 of the most must-visit aquariums in the U.S. according to Sy Montgomery, author of, “The Soul Of An Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into The Wonder Of Consciousness.”


An European grey wolf (Credit: JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Timber Wolf Found Dead Along Road Near Morris, Ill.

Last year, Illinois had a wandering black bear and this year, a wandering wolf, which wasn’t as lucky on his Prairie State tour.


The Lincoln Park Zoo set up 100 cameras across the Chicago area, which photographed various wildlife including foxes, coyotes, snapper turtles, hermit thrushes, and Virginia rails. (Credit: Chicago Wildlife Watch)

Lincoln Park Zoo Asks For Help From Chicagoans To Catalog Native Wildlife

There more to urban life than pigeons and dog, and the Lincoln Park Zoo is enlisting Chicagoans to sort through thousands of pictures to see what’s around and how they can coexist with people.


Experts aren't sure why garter snakes like this specimen are popping up more in Bridgeport. (CBS)

Chicago Area Wildlife Showing Signs Of Spring Despite Cold Temps

Morning thermometers read 20 degrees but the calendar said spring for some early risers, reports WBBM’s John Cody.


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Police: Man Sold Indiana Wildlife To Chicago Restaurants

A Chicago man has been accused of funneling Indiana wildlife into Chinatown dinners. WBBM’s John Cody has more.



Some Wildlife Can Handle Cold, Some Can’t

Some animals suffer, while some persevere, as cold hits wildlife as well as the rest of us around Chicago.

WBBM Newsradio–02/10/2011

Photo Of A Deer On Highway (CBS/YouTube Photo)

Station Wagon Hits, Kills Deer On Kennedy Expressway

An unusual occurrence for the area.