Entangled Dolphin Rescued in Florida

A dolphin calf once entangled in fishing line and gear is swimming freely again with its mother after being rescued yesterday by a team of biologists, a commercial fisherman, veterinarians, and law enforcement personnel.

posted 3/13/2019 10:51:51 AM

Ernesta Wolf Offspring Located

Brookfield Zoo is excited to share recent new from the Arizona Game & Fish Department. Ernesta (F1126), a Mexican gray wolf that resided at Brookfield Zoo from 2010-2012, her mate, and pups were introduced into the Mexican wolf recovery area in July 2014. Unfortunately, Ernesta was found deceased in the Gila wilderness recovery area in January 2015.

posted 3/7/2019 3:26:11 PM

What Enrichment Do Big Cats Prefer?

Enrichment is provided to our animals to encourage them to engage in species-typical behaviors, keep them physically active, and cognitively stimulated. Can we figure out which items animals prefer?

posted 3/1/2019 10:41:39 AM

CZS & Brookfield Zoo

Since the opening of Brookfield Zoo in 1934, the Chicago Zoological Society has had an international reputation for taking a cutting-edge role in animal care and conservation of the natural world. Learn more about the animals, people, and research that make up CZS here at our blog.

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