CPS Students Take Part in Annual Science Fair at Brookfield Zoo

More than 160 students from 16 Chicago Public Schools (CPS) had the opportunity to showcase their engineering and science-based projects as a part of the Chicago Zoological Society’s annual science fair at Brookfield Zoo.

posted 2/8/2019 12:17:24 PM

Optimizing Dolphin Health with ZooMorphTrak

A new app developed at Brookfield Zoo can be used to estimate dolphin weights so that zoos, aquariums, and rehabilitation centers can continue to provide custom, optimized diets for each of their animals. These diets are continually monitored and revised for each dolphin based on their weight, age, growth rate, body condition, reproductive needs, and the season.

posted 2/1/2019 10:43:52 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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