Have You Met Charger the California Sea Lion Pup?

On June 10, nine-year-old California sea lion Josephine ("Josie" to her friends) gave birth to a male pup named Charger. After giving them some time to bond behind the scenes, both mom and pup can be seen swimming and playing at Pinniped Point in Brookfield Zoo.

posted 7/16/2019 4:13:59 PM

Celebrate World Snake Day With Brookfield Zoo

Tuesday, July 16 is World Snake Day! Join us at Brookfield Zoo in celebrating these reptiles with a series of chats, interactive displays, and chances to meet our many snakes, some of which are endangered, up close. 

posted 7/15/2019 9:27:39 AM

Precision Tracking Technology for Dolphins at Brookfield Zoo

Wearable tracking and biologging devices are rapidly gaining popularity as an assessment tool in the field of animal welfare. From these animal-borne trackers, we can collect a wide range of behavioral and environmental data.

posted 7/5/2019 10:18:21 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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