The grey seal pup was born Feb. 17. He’ll stay behind the scenes for the next month and a half while bonding with his mom.
The zoo’s seven bottlenose dolphins will spend the next six weeks getting used to their new and improved digs.
Trees from Brookfield Zoo’s Holiday Magic display were repurposed as enrichment activities for several animals.
If you’re seeking activities that don’t break the bank this winter, look no further than local museums, zoos and gardens. A number have announced free admission days in 2024.
The epaulette shark pup hatched Aug. 23, born from what staff believe was an unfertilized egg.
Caretakers will pass out more pumpkins to animals during Brookfield's “Boo! at the Zoo” event Saturday and Sunday.
Brookfield Zoo has received a historic $40 million gift from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous, the largest single private contribution in the zoo's 89-year history, officials announced Tuesday.
The zoo’s three-week-old baby giraffe is making her debut Friday and can now be seen daily, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The 6-foot, 130-pound calf was born Aug. 19, Brookfield Zoo announced Monday.
Brookfield Zoo has really big news to share: It’s on baby watch for a new giraffe. Arnieta, a 16-year-old reticulated giraffe, is due to deliver sometime between mid-July and late August, according to zoo officials.
For a bunch of hardened urbanites, Chicagoans sure do have a soft spot when it comes to animals.
The recent loss of Nakili, Brookfield Zoo’s 33-year-old eastern black rhinoceros, unexpectedly sent us on a trip down memory lane, revisiting some of the zoo’s most beloved residents.
Nakili was diagnosed with kidney disease last summer. At 33 years old, he was the oldest male of his species living in an accredited North American zoo.
In what’s become an annual tradition, staff at Brookfield Zoo handed out Valentine’s Day treats to several animals this holiday. The reactions were priceless.
Brookfield Zoo is celebrating a big milestone. It was a century ago when construction on the grounds began.
Recently, two researchers with Brookfield Zoo received prestigious awards for their work in the field. Their current work focuses on the impacts of major oil spills on marine life.