Brookfield Zoo To Light Up With Holiday Magic On Weekends In DecemberHoliday Magic at Brookfield Zoo, the Chicago area’s longest-running holiday lights show starts Saturday night, filled with family-friendly activities and more than 1 million LED lights.
Thanksgiving Comes Early For Brookfield Zoo LemursThe lemurs have celebrated Thanksgiving at the zoo for the past six years.
Brookfield Zoo Animals Celebrate Halloween Early With Pumpkin TreatsAnimals ranging from sloths and porcupines to bears and hippos enjoyed festive pumpkin treats.
Zoo Animals Beat The Heat With Large Frozen TreatsWhirl, an Amur tiger, got ice filled with chuck meat and bones. Meanwhile Axhi, one of the zoo's grizzly bears, will enjoy a 300 pound block of ice as well as smaller pieces with fruit inside.
Sea Lion Pup Charger Makes Debut At Brookfield ZooCharger, a month-old sea lion pup, debuted at Brookfield Zoo on Friday, enjoying the sun and warm summer air alongside his mother, Josephine.
Brookfield Zoo Announces Brick Safari Exhibit With LEGO Animal SculpturesBrookfield Zoo announced its new exhibit that will feature more than 40 life size animal sculptures made from millions of LEGO bricks.
Baby Monkey Born At Brookfield ZooA baby colobus monkey born recently at Brookfield Zoo is winning over hearts.
Cute Animals Play In The Spring SnowstormThe spring snowstorm that took the Chicago area by surprise Sunday was a treat for some of the animals at Brookfield Zoo, who spent the day playing in the snow.
Illinois EPA Announces Spring Hazardous Waste CollectionThe next event will be April 13 at Brookfield Zoo's north parking lot.
Happy Birthday To Adelaide The Echidna, Brookfield Zoo's Oldest AnimalThe oldest animal at Brookfield Zoo, Adelaide the short-beaked echidna, turned 50 years old Saturday.
Adorable Seals, Orangutans And Kangaroos Enjoy Homemade St. Patrick's Day Treats At Brookfield ZooSt. Patrick's Day isn't just for humans--at least at Brookfield Zoo, where adorable animals snacked on green shamrock-shaped treats made of with biscuits and gelatin.
Brookfield Zoo Welcomes Baby AnteaterBrookfield Zoo welcomed a giant anteater pup into the world last year and he's now making his debut to the public.
Brookfield Zoo's Light Festival and Studio Visit Brings Holiday Cheer Chicago's longest running lights festival is back for another spectacular year, this time featuring more than 1 million LED lights.
Ringing In The Holidays With Lemurs At Brookfield ZooDogwood and Ramses enjoyed a feast that included steamed vegetables, sweet potato with popcorn, cranberry sauce and a turkey made of monkey biscuits.
Amur Leopard Cubs Enjoy First Snowfall At Brookfield ZooA pair of rare Amur leopard Cubs born this year at Brookfield Zoo enjoyed their first look at snow Friday morning when the Chicago area had its first snowflakes of the season.