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Archived News Releases


2022 Press Releases
11/23/22: Ring-tailed Lemurs at Brookfield Zoo Enjoy 9th Annual Thanksgiving Feast
11/21/22: Remember Brookfield Zoo on Giving Tuesday—November 29
11/15/22: Holiday Magic® at Brookfield Zoo Returns for its 41st Dazzling Year
11/7/22: Veterans Day Ceremony at Brookfield Zoo
11/4/22: Brookfield Zoo Dolphins Make Temporary New Home at Minnesota Zoo
while Seven Seas Habitat Undergoes Renovations

11/1/22: West African Dwarf Crocodile Hatches — Marking a First for Brookfield Zoo
10/27/22: Groundbreaking of Brookfield Zoo Happened 100 Years Ago Today, October 27, 1922
10/21/22: Chicago Zoological Society Recognizes Its Dedicated 400 Volunteers
10/19/22: Brookfield Zoo’s Animals Receive Halloween Treats
10/14/22: Thousands of Endangered Crested Toad Tadpoles from Brookfield Zoo to be Released to the Wild in Puerto Rico
9/22/22: Have a Fang-tastically Fun Halloween at Brookfield Zoo’s Boo! at the Zoo
9/20/22: Chicago Zoological Society Announces 2022 Photo Contest Winners
9/19/22: Brookfield Zoo Featuring Virtual Fall Lecture Series
9/16/22: Celebrate Oktoberfest at Brookfield Zoo
9/14/22: Chicago Zoological Society Mourns Loss of 27-year-old Brown Bear
9/9/22: HOWL Fundraiser to Benefit Chicago Zoological Society’s Animal Care and Welfare Initiatives
8/22/22: Meet First Responders at Brookfield Zoo
8/15/22: Registration Open for Brookfield Zoo’s Annual Zoo Run
8/10/22: Brookfield Zoo Names New Senior Vice President, Development
8/4/22: ZooBrew Untaps at Brookfield Zoo
7/22/22: Brookfield Zoo’s 2-Month-Old South American Tapir Calf now Outdoors
7/21/22: Kids’ Free Days at Brookfield Zoo
7/19/22: Addax—a Critically Endangered Antelope—Born at Brookfield Zoo
7/12/22: Pygmy Hippopotamus Arrives at Brookfield Zoo
7/6/22: Arrest Made in Connection with Threat to Brookfield Zoo
7/5/22: Statement from the Chicago Zoological Society
7/1/22: Animals at Brookfield Zoo Receive Patriotic-themed Enrichment
6/22:22: Chicago Zoological Society now Accepting Digital Entries for 2022 Photo Contest
6/17/22: Puggle—a Baby Short-beaked Echidna—Hatches at Brookfield Zoo
6/15/22: Brookfield Zoo Premieres New Summer Concert Series with Twilight Tunes
5/31/22: Grey Seal Pup Born at Lincoln Park Zoo Joins Seal Colony at Brookfield Zoo
5/27/22: Mexican Wolves Born at Brookfield Zoo Venture Out of Den
5/24/22: South American Tapir Born at Brookfield Zoo
5/18/22: Butterflies! Reopens at Brookfield Zoo on May 28
4/12/22: Brookfield Zoo’s Earth Day: A Party for the Planet Features Recycling and Fun Run
4/5/22: Brookfield Zoo’s 2022 Calendar of Events
3/29/22: Brookfield Zoo Welcomes a Porcupette
3/24/22: Bottlenose Dolphin returns to Brookfield Zoo as Another Departs
3/23/22: Ice Age Giants Opens April 1 at Brookfield Zoo--Temporary Exhibit Features more than 30 Animatronics
3/17/22: Animals at Brookfield Zoo Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day Treats
3/15/22: Asian Small-clawed Otter Pups Beginning to Explore Home at Brookfield Zoo's Tropic World Asia
3/4/22: Humboldt Penguin Chick Hatches at Brookfield Zoo
3/3/22: Work on the Wild Side at Brookfield Zoo--SSA Group to Host Job Fair on March 12
3/2/22: Brookfield Zoo’s Virtual Spring Lecture Series Highlights Local and State Wildlife
2/21/22: Klipspringer Arrives at Brookfield Zoo
2/16/22: Chicago Zoological Society’s Randall Wells, Ph.D, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Society for Marine Mammalogy
2/14/22: Brookfield Zoo’s Animals Receive Valentine’s Day Treats
2/11/22: Names Chosen for Brookfield Zoo’s Asian Small-clawed Otter Pups
1/25/22: Brookfield Zoo Offers Unique Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day
1/19/22: National Popcorn Day Celebrated at Brookfield Zoo
1/17/22: Christmas Trees Repurposed as Enrichment for Animals at Brookfield Zoo
1/14/22: Asian Small-clawed Otter Pups Born at Brookfield Zoo

2021 Press Releases
12/26/21: Brookfield Zoo is “Bringing the Zoo to You”
12/23/21: Holiday Magic® at Brookfield Zoo Resumes December 27-30
12/15/21: 47-Year-Old Dolphin at Brookfield Zoo Receiving Cryotherapy to Treat Cancer
12/10/21: Chicago Zoological Society Staff Saddened by Loss of Mexican Wolf at Brookfield Zoo
12/9/21: Oh Baby! Chicago Zoological Society’s Sarasota Dolphin Research Program Documents Record Number of Dolphin Calves in 2021
12/6/21: Amur Leopard Makes New Home at Brookfield Zoo
11/24/21: Brookfield Zoo’s Ring-tailed Lemurs Enjoy Their Annual Thanksgiving Feast
11/23/21: Brookfield Zoo Facebook Live Chat to Feature Ring-tailed Lemurs Enjoying Thanksgiving Feast
11/19/21: Holiday Magic® at Brookfield Zoo Celebrates 40 Years of Festive Fun
11/17/21: Dwarf Seahorses Born at Brookfield Zoo
11/13/21: Wildlife Conservation Society, Chicago Zoological Society, and Partners Launch  #FramingOurFuture Campaign to Support Nature-Based Solutions to Climate Change
11/10/21: Chicago Zoological Society Hosts Retirement Dinner to Honor Dr. Stuart Strahl, Organization’s Outgoing President and CEO
11/8/21: Skating Rink Reopens and Fall Free Days Continue at Brookfield Zoo
11/4/21: Kirk’s Dik-dik Born at Brookfield Zoo
11/3/21: Dash through the Nighttime Reindeer Run at Brookfield Zoo
10/8/21: Brookfield Zoo Names New CEO Dr. Michael Adkesson to Lead Renowned Conservation Institution
10/5/21: Brookfield Zoo Featuring Virtual Fall Lecture Series
10/1/21: Statement from Chicago Zoological Society
9/29/21: Enjoy Halloween Fun at Brookfield Zoo’s Boo! at the Zoo
9/24/21: 47-Year-Old Dolphin Back Home at Brookfield Zoo for Cancer Treatment
9/22/21: Capybaras Make New Home at Brookfield Zoo
9/17/21: King Nyani—Largest Bronze Gorilla Sculpture in the World—at Brookfield Zoo
9/16/21: Chicago Zoological Society Hosts Wounded Warrior Project® Soldier Ride® at Brookfield Zoo
9/7/21: Brookfield Zoo Beginning to Vaccinate Its High-Risk Animals Against COVID-19
9/3/21: Prost (Cheers), to Oktoberfest at Brookfield Zoo
8/30/21: Chicago Zoological Society Shares Results of Largest-ever Cetacean Welfare Study
8/26/21: Register for Brookfield Zoo’s Annual Zoo Run
8/12/21: ZooBrew on Tap at Brookfield Zoo
8/9/21: Meet First Responders at Brookfield Zoo
8/4/21: Brookfield Zoo's Calendar of Events--August-December 2021
7/28/21: Cherryl T. Thomas Elected as Chicago Zoological Society’s Chair of the Board of Trustees
7/27/21: Kids' Free Days at Brookfield Zoo
7/16/21: Brookfield Zoo Celebrates World Snake Day
7/15/21: Wallaby Joeys Born at Brookfield Zoo
6/23/21: Teen-created Virtual Conference Inspires Conservation in Young People
6/15/21: Summer at Brookfield Zoo Kicks Off with Restrictions Lifted
5/27/21: Get Growing! Expo Sprouts Up at Brookfield Zoo on June 18-20
5/11/21: Chicago Zoological Society’s Whirl Raises over $1.1 Million during Virtual Event
5/7/21: Chicago Zoological Society and University of Illinois Researchers Conduct Fieldwork on State-threatened Ornate Box Turtle
4/23/21: Brookfield Zoo Hosting Virtual Spring 5k Run/Walk and Paint Night
4/21/21: Volunteer Program at Brookfield Zoo Celebrates 50th Anniversary
4/16/21: Chicago Zoological Society’s Whirl Fundraiser is Virtual in 2021
4/14/21: Educators and Lifelong Learners Reimagine Science with Brookfield Zoo
4/9/21: Four Humboldt Penguin Chicks Hatch at Brookfield Zoo
4/9/21: Chicago Zoological Society’s Sarasota Dolphin Research Program Monitoring Piney Point Effects
4/8/21: Brookfield Zoo Hosting Recycling Event to celebrate Earth Day
4/6/21: Hudson and Hope—Brookfield Zoo’s Polar Bears Introduced for First Time
3/30/21: Brookfield Zoo’s Spring 2021 Calendar of Events
3/26/21: Chicago Zoological Society Named Finalist for 2021 IMLS National Medal for Museum and Library Service
3/24/21: Brookfield Zoo Teams Up with Top Country Artists for “All Together For Animals” Virtual Benefit Concert
3/22/21: Brookfield Zoo’s Giraffe Herd Enjoying Warmer Weather
3/17/21: Brookfield Zoo’s Animals Receive Shamrock-shaped Treats
3/16/21: Brookfield Zoo Announces Name of North American River Otter Pup
3/2/21: North American River Otter Pup at Brookfield Zoo being Featured on March 3 Facebook Live Chat
2/24/21: New Polar Bear and Mexican Wolf Pack Await Guests when Brookfield Zoo Reopens March 1
2/12/21: Animals at Brookfield Zoo Receive Valentine’s Treats
2/1/21: Update on Amur Tiger’s Second Surgery at Brookfield Zoo
1/28/21:  Update on Amur Tiger’s Hip Replacement Surgery at Brookfield Zoo
1/27/21: Veterinarians Conduct Hip Replacement Surgery using a Patient-specific Implant for Amur Tiger at Brookfield Zoo
1/25/21: Brookfield Zoo Offers Unique Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day
1/19/21: Brookfield Zoo’s Gorillas Celebrate National Popcorn Day
 1/14/21: 50 Years of Groundbreaking Dolphin Research Highlighted in Upcoming Virtual Event about Chicago Zoological Society’s Sarasota Dolphin Research ​
1/8/21: Chicago Zoological Society Offers Virtual Lecture Series
1/7/21: Animals at Brookfield Zoo Enjoy Enrichment Trees

2020 Press Releases
12/31/20: Brookfield Zoo’s Weekday “Bringing the Zoo to You” Facebook Live Chats Return during Temporary Closure
12/18/20: Chicago Zoological Society Mourns Loss of Bottlenose Dolphin
12/9/20: Statement from the Chicago Zoological Society
12/4/20: Go Wild this Holiday Season with Gifts Featuring Animals at Brookfield Zoo
11/25/20: Ring-tailed Lemurs at Brookfield Zoo Enjoys Thanksgiving Feast
11/23/20: Brookfield Zoo's Holiday Magic Brightens up the Season
11/18/20: Grey Seal Finds New Home at Brookfield Zoo
10/30/20: Chicago Zoological Society to Virtually Honor Dr. Jon Paul Rodríguez, Ph.D., during Its 2020 Conservation Leadership Awards Celebration
10/23/20: Animals at Brookfield Zoo Receive Halloween Treats
10/20/20: Brookfield Zoo Offering Expanded Holiday Magic Schedule Before Temporarily Closing to Public for January, February
10/19/20: Brookfield Zoo Offers Free Admission on Select Days in October - December
10/13/20: Brookfield Zoo Included in American Humane’s Conservation Documentary ‘Escape From Extinction​
10/2/20: Chicago Zoological Society Receives Award for Its King Conservation Leadership Academy​
9/17/20: Brookfield Zoo Offering Family Fun During Fall at the Zoo, Sept. 25 – Nov. 1​
9/10/20: Critically Endangered Sea Turtle Flown from Florida to New Home at Brookfield Zoo
9/9/20: Snow Leopard Cub Makes Public Debut at Brookfield Zoo
9/4/20: Help Decorate Brookfield Zoo for the Holiday Season at Annual Tree Trim
9/2/20: First Blanding’s Turtles Bred at Brookfield Zoo Released to the Wild as part of DuPage Forest Preserve District’s “Head-Start” Program for the Endangered Species
8/26/20: Snow Leopard Cub Born at Brookfield Zoo
8/19/20: Brookfield Zoo Raises Awareness of Decreasing Orangutan Population
7/27/20: Two Humboldt Penguin Chicks Hatch at Brookfield Zoo
7/14/20: Brookfield Zoo's Annual Zoo Run Goes Virtual
7/9/20: Animals at Brookfield Zoo Receive Ice Treats to Keep Cool
7/7/20: DINOS EVERYWHERE! at Brookfield Zoo
6/22/20: Amur Leopard Cub Ready to Meet Guests at Brookfield Zoo​
6/22/20: Brookfield Zoo’s Reopening Plan—Reservations Required​
6/21/20: Brookfield Zoo’s Llama and Staff Member Celebrate National Selfie Day​
6/11/20: Cicadas—a Tasty Treat for Animals at Brookfield Zoo
6/9/20: Chicago Zoological Society and University of Illinois Scientists make Discovery that could aid in Future Conservation for the Endangered Humboldt Penguin
6/5/20: Statement from the Chicago Zoological Society​
6/1/20: Western Lowland Gorilla Celebrates Her 2nd Birthday at Brookfield Zoo
5/28/20: Brookfield Zoo Rocks--Literally
5/21/20: Brookfield Zoo Announces Name of African Painted Dog Pupp​y
5/18/20: Brookfield Zoo’s Bear Awareness Celebration Goes Virtual​
5/7/20: Help Name African Painted Dog Puppy at Brookfield Zoo​
5/4/20: Brookfield Zoo’s African Lions Continue to Receive Drawings from Kid​s
4/30/20: Amur Leopard Cub Born at Brookfield Zoo​
4/27/20: African Painted Dog Puppies at Brookfield Zoo to Make Their Debut during Facebook Live Chat
4/23/20: Critically Endangered Togo Slippery Frogs Thriving at Brookfield Zoo
4/21/20: Chicago Zoological Society Thanks Its Volunteers
4/19/20: Kids Encouraged to Post Drawings and Messages for Brookfield Zoo’s African Lions​
4/17/20: Chicago Zoological Society’s Whirl Fundraiser Goes Virtual
4/5/20: Chicago Zoological Society Statement
4/1/20: Two African Male Lions have New Home at Brookfield Zoo​
3/20/20: Brookfield Zoo “Bringing the Zoo to You” during Facebook Live Chats
3/18/20: Brookfield Zoo Closed Temporarily to the Public​
3/17/20: Animals Get Shamrock-shaped Treats on St. Patrick’s Day
3/13/20: Brookfield Zoo Remains Open with Limited Access​
3/9/20: African Painted Dog Puppies Receive Neonatal Exams​
3/5/20: Giraffes at Brookfield Zoo Enjoy Warmer Weather
2/21/20: Two Grey Seal Pups Make Debut at Brookfield Zoo
2/14/20: Animals at Brookfield Zoo Receive Valentine’s Treats​
2/7/20: Chicago Zoological Society Announces Beginning Search for New CE​O
2/4/20: Brookfield Zoo Calendar of Events (February - June 2020)
1/31/20: African Painted Dogs Born at Brookfield Zoo
1/24/20: Seeing Double—Two Gray Seals Born at Brookfield Zoo
1/22/20: Brookfield Zoo Animals Enjoy Enrichment Trees​
1/14/20: Female African Lion Euthanized at Brookfield Zoo​
1/3/20: Chicago Zoological Society Saddened to Announce Loss of Male African Lion

2019 Press Releases
11/27/19: Ring-tailed Lemurs at Brookfield Zoo Receive Thanksgiving Feast
11/18/19: Brookfield Zoo Lights up for the 38th Year of Holiday Magic
11/14/19: Lights and Lagers Offers Unique way to see Brookfield Zoo all lit up for the Holidays​
11/7/19: Nighttime Reindeer Run at Brookfield Zoo​
11/6/19: Veterans Day Ceremony at Brookfield Zoo
11/1/19: Chicago Wolves Skating Rink Returns to Brookfield Zoo for Winter Season​
10/23/19: Animals at Brookfield Zoo Enjoy Halloween Treats
10/18/19: Orphaned California Sea Lions Make Public Debut at Brookfield Zoo
09/24/19: Orphaned California Sea Lions Find Home at Brookfield Zoo
09/20/19: Brookfield Zoo’s New Hamill Family Nature Plaza Provides a Green Space to Relax, Learn, Explore, and Have Fun
09/17/19: Brookfield Zoo’s Boo! at the Zoo Features Sweet Treats and Halloween Fun for the Whole Family
09/05/19: Animals at Brookfield Zoo Celebrate 100th Season of Their Favorite Football Team
08/23/19: Register for Brookfield Zoo’s Annual ZooRunRun​
08/13/19: Brookfield Zoo’s ZooBrew Features New Ticket Options
08/01/19: Brookfield Zoo Offers Kids’ Free Days August 5-7
07/19/19: Animals at Brookfield Zoo Receive Ice Treats to Keep Cool
07/18/19: Upcoming Conservation Leadership Conference to Inspire STEAM Careers for Teens
07/12/19: Month-Old California Sea Lion Pup makes Public Debut at Brookfield Zoo
07/02/19: First Birthday Celebrated for Prehensile-Tailed Porcupine at Brookfield Zoo on World Porcupine Day
06/28/19: California Sea Lion Pup Born at Brookfield Zoo​
06/20/19: Chicago Zoological Society Host Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride at Brookfield Zoo​
06/18/19: New Additions to Brookfield Zoo—Dwarf Mongoose Pups and Peafowl Chicks​
06/17/19: Brookfield Zoo’s Summer Sundays Feature Breakfasts with Kids’ Favorite Characters​
06/14/19: Chicago Zoological Society to Host Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride at Brookfield Zoo
06/13/19: Brookfield Zoo’s Summer Nights Concerts Returns for 6th Year
05/31/19: Western Lowland Gorilla at Brookfield Zoo Celebrates 1st Birthday
05/28/19: Brookfield Zoo's Calendar of Events (June – December 2019)
05/23/19: Brookfield Zoo Hosting Documentary Screening and Expert Panel Discussion on Impact to Marine Life after Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
05/23/19: Bat-eared Fox Kits Born at Brookfield Zoo
05/20/19: Brookfield Zoo Hosts Inaugural Roars and Pours
05/17/19: Rare Albino American Alligator at Brookfield Zoo
05/13/19: Chicago Zoological Society’s Whirl Raises More than $1.4 Million
05/03/19: Southern Hairy-Nosed Wombat Joey Out and About at Brookfield Zoo
04/26/19: Colobus Monkey Born at Brookfield Zoo
04/24/19: Polar Bear at Brookfield Zoo Undergoes Physical Exam
04/19/19: Celebrate World Penguin Day at Brookfield Zoo
04/17/19: Chicago Zoological Society to Host Annual Whirl Gala at Brookfield Zoo
04/16/19: Brookfield Zoo Mourns Loss of North American River Otter Pup
04/11/19: North American River Otter Pup being Hand-reared at Brookfield Zoo
04/03/19: Brookfield Zoo Celebrates Earth Day with Annual Party for the Planet
04/02/19: Young Dolphin Returned to Wild after Suffering Injuries from Fishing Line​
03/29/19: Brookfield Zoo Raises Awareness about Autism during annual Zoos Go Blue Campaign
03/26/19: Brookfield Zoo’s Ape Awareness Weekend Brings Attention to Declining Wild Ape Populations
03/23/19: Oldest Animal at Brookfield Zoo Turns 50!
03/12/19: Chicago Zoological Society Staff Lead Efforts to Help Entangled Wild Dolphin Calf
02/28/19: Giant Anteater Born at Brookfield Zoo
02/25/19: Brookfield Zoo Showcases Life-Size Animal Sculptures at Brick Safari
02/14/19: A Special Valentine's Day Birth at Brookfield Zoo - Tiny Antelope Named Valentino
02/08/19: Brookfield Zoo’s Winter Wine and Whiskey Fest
01/28/19: Brookfield Zoo Plans to Close January 30 and 31 due to Weather
01/24/19: Brookfield Zoo’s Calendar of Events (January – June 2019)
01/15/19: Brookfield Zoo Establishing a New Endangered Mexican Wolf Pack
01/11/19: Fostered Orangutan at Brookfield Zoo Turns 5

2018 Press Releases
12/26/18: Zoo Year’s Eve Celebration at Brookfield Zoo
12/19/18: Orangutan Turns 2 at Brookfield Zoo
11/21/18: Ring-tailed Lemurs at Brookfield Zoo Receive Thanksgiving Feast
11/21/18: Breakfast with Santa at Brookfield Zoo
11/13/18: Holiday Magic Festivities Light up Brookfield Zoo for a 37th Year
11/08/18: Amur Leopard Cubs Enjoy Chicago’s First Snowfall
11/06/18: Veterans Day Ceremony at Brookfield Zoo
10/31/18:  Changes coming to Mexican Wolf Pack at Brookfield Zoo
10/30/18: Brookfield Zoo Announces Lights & Lagers –A Holiday Beer Tasting Event
10/25/18: New Two-Mile Reindeer Run at Brookfield Zoo
10/18/18: Black Rhino at Brookfield Zoo Celebrates 8th Birthday
10/16/18: Animals at Brookfield Zoo Enjoy Halloween Treats
10/15/18: Brookfield Zoo Gears Up for the Holiday Season with Annual Tree Trim
09/28/18: Brookfield Zoo’s Annual Boo! at the Zoo Extends Halloween Fun for a Third Weekend
09/25/18: Chicago Zoological Society and Illinois Science Teachers Association Partner to Offer Unique, Hands-On Classes for Science Teachers
09/14/18: Brookfield Zoo Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with a Day of Music, Dancing, and Art
09/05/18: Unique Salamander Species at Brookfield Zoo
09/04/18: Wines in the Wild Fundraiser at Brookfield Zoo to Benefit Conservation, Education, and Outreach Programs
08/24/18: Brookfield Zoo's Annual ZooRunRun Event Features 5K and 1-mile Kids' Dash to Benefit the Animal Care and Conservation Fund
08/22/18: Chicago Zoological Society Hosts International Symposium on Pangolin Care and Conservation to help save the World's Most Trafficked Mammal
08/17/18: Chicago Zoological Society to Honor Recipients at 2018 Conservation Leadership Awards Dinner
08/08/18: Brookfield Zoo Hosts Inaugural Trivia Night
07/30/18: Brookfield Zoo’s New 3D Theater Comes to Life
07/19/18: Chicago Zoological Society Issues Statement on PETA FOIA Litigation
07/17/18: Amur Leopard Cubs Make Public Debut at Brookfield Zoo
07/11/18: Celebrate World Snake Day at Brookfield Zoo
07/10/18: Porcupette Born at Brookfield Zoo
07/05/18: Chicago Zoological Society Announces Birth of Small Antelope at Brookfield Zoo
07/02/18: Chicago Zoological Society Announces Name of Month-old Gorilla at Brookfield Zoo
06/30/18: Animals Enjoying Icy Treats at Brookfield Zoo
06/15/18: Brookfield Zoo’s Summer Nights Concerts Returns for 5th Year
06/14/18: Amur Leopard Cubs Born at Brookfield Zoo
06/01/18: Brookfield Zoo Welcomes Newborn Gorilla to the Family
05/24/18: ZooBrew Returns for a 7th Year at Brookfield Zoo
05/23/18: Chicago Zoological Society Publishes New Review Article on a Non-Invasive Physiological Biomarker in Animal Welfare Research
05/17/18: Brookfield Zoo’s Calendar of Events (June – December 2018)
05/15/18: Black Rhinoceros at Brookfield Zoo Undergoes Second CT Scan Following a Lifesaving Surgery
05/10/18: Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day at Brookfield Zoo
04/23/18: Black Rhinoceros at Brookfield Zoo Undergoes Portable CT Scan
04/12/18: Chicago Zoological Society Mourns Loss of Beloved Gorilla
04/09/18: Celebrate World Penguin Day at Brookfield Zoo
04/04/18: Reindeer Fawn Born at Brookfield Zoo
04/02/18: Celebrate Earth Day at Brookfield Zoo’s Party for the Planet
03/28/18: Swing On Over to Brookfield Zoo for Ape Awareness Weekend
03/26/18: Chicago Zoological Society to Host Annual Whirl Gala at Brookfield Zoo
03/21/18: Humboldt Penguin Chick Born at Brookfield Zoo
03/19/18: Brookfield Zoo “Goes Blue” for Autism Awareness
03/16/18: St. Patrick’s Day Treats Enjoyed by Animals at Brookfield Zoo
03/06/18: Celebrate Easter at Brookfield Zoo with Breakfast or Brunch
02/21/18: Brookfield Zoo Opens Sensory-Friendly Family Room and New Resource Center for Guests with Autism and Other Disabilities
02/14/18: Animals at Brookfield Zoo Receive Valentine’s Treats
02/13/18: Orangutan Undergoes Successful Appendectomy at Brookfield Zoo
02/05/18: Mexican Wolves at Brookfield Zoo Undergo Reproductive Procedures
01/30/18: Annual FREEze Day Celebration
01/25/18: Valentine’s Dinner and Brunch for Animal Lovers at Brookfield Zoo
01/25/18: Brookfield Zoo Calendar of Events
01/18/18: Warm Up at Brookfield Zoo’s First-Ever Winter Wine and Whiskey Fest
01/;03/18: Animals Enjoying Wintry Weather at Brookfield Zoo
01/09/18: Gray Seal Born at Brookfield Zoo
01/10/18: Chicago Zoological Society Takes Lead on Multi-Institutional Cetacean Study
01/19/18: One of Nation’s Oldest Male Gorillas Turns 50 at Brookfield Zoo

2017 Press Releases

12/23/17: Oldest Male Polar Bear in North America Euthanized at Brookfield Zoo
12/15/17: YOWIE Chocolate Celebrates the Season of Giving by Delivering Holiday Treats
12/12/17: Celebrate the "Zoo Year 2018" with Family and Friends at Brookfield Zoo
11/13/17: Holiday Magic Lights up Brookfield Zoo with Festive Family Fun
11/8/17: Registration Open for Brookfield Zoo’s Winter Zoo Camp
11/2/17: Chicago Zoological Society Saddened by Loss of Matriarchal Giraffe
10/31/17:  Veterans Day Ceremony at Brookfield Zoo on November 11
10/24/17: Southern Hairy-Nosed Wombat Joey Out and About at Brookfield Zoo
09/26/17: Brookfield Zoo’s Annual Boo! at the Zoo Features Halloween Family Fun
09/24/17: Chicago Zoological Society Unveils Bronze Statue of Cookie, a Beloved Cockatoo
09/22/17: Chicago Zoological Society Accepting Applications from Chicagoland Teens for King Conservation Science Scholars Program
09/20/17: World Gorilla Day at Brookfield Zoo
09/19/17: Chicago Zoological Society to Honor Recipients at 2017 Conservation Leadership Awards Dinner
09/15/17: Hispanic Heritage Celebration at Brookfield Zoo
09/12/17: Annual Tree Trim Registration Underway at Brookfield Zoo
08/25/17: ZooRunRun for the Conservation Fund
08/05/17: Black-crested Mangabey Born at Brookfield Zoo
08/03/17: Army Captain Surprises Daughter at Brookfield Zoo’s Dolphins in Action
08/02/17: ZooBrew Returns for a Weekend of Animals and Ales at Brookfield Zoo
07/27/17: Chicago Zoological Society Mourns Loss of Former President Dr. George B. Rabb
07/18/17: Brookfield Zoo Offers Kids’ Free Days August 7-9
07/18/17: California Sea Lion Pups Make Public Debut at Brookfield Zoo
06/29/17: Oldest Animal at Brookfield Zoo Receives Successful Dental and Orthopedic Procedures
06/27/17: Brookfield Zoo Offers New Animal Encounters
06/23/17: Chicago Zoological Society Hosts Wounded Warrior Project at Brookfield Zoo
06/20/17: California Sea Lion Pups Born at Brookfield Zoo
05/31/17: Brookfield Zoo's Summer Nights Features 18 Evenings of Festive Fun
05/26/17: Okapi Calf Born at Brookfield Zoo
05/19/17: Chicago Zoological Society Leading Conservation Efforts to Help Save Endangered Pangolins
05/16/17: Mexican Gray Wolves Born at Brookfield Zoo Venture Out of Den
05/12/17: North American River Otter Pups Make Their Public Debut at Brookfield Zoo
05/09/17: Mexican Gray Wolves Born at Brookfield Zoo
04/19/17: Brookfield Zoo Welcomes Twin Otter Pups
04/13/17: Reindeer Fawn Born at Brookfield Zoo
04/10/17: Celebrate World Penguin Day at Brookfield Zoo
04/10/17: Celebrate Earth Day at Brookfield Zoo's Party for the Planet
04/03/17: Chicago Conservation Leaders Join Urgent International Effort to Save World's Most Endangered Marine Mammal from Extinction
03/28/17: Brookfield Zoo "Goes Blue" for Autism Awareness
03/27/17: Swing Over to Brookfield Zoo for Ape Awareness Weekend
03/02/17: Introduction Between Polar Bears Going Well at Brookfield Zoo
02/24/17: Zoo Campers and National Inclusion Project
02/18/17: Giraffe Herd at Brookfield Zoo Enjoys Warm Weather
02/14/17: Valentine's Day Brings New Polar Bear to Brookfield Zoo
01/31/17: Brookfield Zoo Offers Valentine's Options for Animal Lovers
01/25/17: Free Admission and Dogsledding Demonstrations at Brookfield Zoo's Annual FREEze Day
01/24/17: Giant Anteater Born at Brookfield Zoo
01/11/17: Chicago Zoological Society to Honor Martin Luther King Jr. with Musical Celebration
01/03/17: 2-Week-Old Bornean Orangutan Infant Makes Public Debut at Brookfield Zoo

2016 Press Releases
12/23/16: Critically Endangered Orangutan Born at Brookfield Zoo
11/23/16: Amur Leopard Cub Makes Public Debut at Brookfield Zoo
11/18/16: Grevy's Zebra Born at Brookfield Zoo
11/16/16: Holiday Magic at Brookfield Zoo
11/08/16: Mexican Wolf Recovery Program Finds Evidence of Cross Fostering Success
11/07/16: Veterans Day Ceremony at Brookfield Zoo
10/28/16: Celebrate National Bison Day at Brookfield Zoo
10/27/16: New Chicago Cub in Town- Amur Leopard Born at Brookfield Zoo
10/24/16: Lecture on Fighting the Good Fight to Save Africa's Iconic Species to be held at Brookfield Zoo
09/23/16: Brookfield Zoo's Annual Boo! at the Zoo Offers Fangtastic Fun for the Whole Family
09/22/16: Chicago Zoological Society and US Fish and Wildlife Service Team Up to Help Save Rhinos
09/19/16: Animals at Brookfield Zoo Continue to Benefit from ComEd Browse Program
09/15/16: Chicago Zoological Society Is Recognized for Conservation Leadership
09/06/16: Hispanic Heritage Month
09/01/16: Red River Hog Piglets Born at Brookfield Zoo
08/29/16: Chicago Zoological Society Saddened by Loss of Oldest Animal Resident at Brookfield Zoo: Cookie Cockatoo
08/25/16: Help Make a Difference at Brookfield Zoo's ZooRunRun for the Conservation Fund
08/19/16: 2016 Calendar of Events (August-December)
08/19/16: Enjoy Lions and Lagers, Anteaters and Ales at ZooBrew
08/16/16: Brookfield Zoo Welcomes 150 Millionth Guest
08/11/16: Fishing Cats Born at Brookfield Zoo Make Their Public Debut
08/04/16: Kids Free Days
07/20/16: Teen Conservation Leadership Conference Hosted by Chicago Zoological Society
07/12/16: Brookfield Zoo Announces Names of Mexican Gray Wolf Puppies
07/11/16: Brookfield Zoo Celebrates 50 Years with Mold-A-Rama®
06/30/16: Brookfield Zoo Is Now Home to the Largest and Most Advanced CT Scanner Within a Zoo Setting
06/27/16: Brookfield Zoo Announces Naming Contest for Mexican Gray Wolf Puppies
06/23/16: Brookfield Zoo Hosts Wounded Warrior Project
06/01/16: Brookfield Zoo's Hamill Family Play Zoo Celebrates 15 Years
05/26/16: Turn Up the Volume this Season at Brookfield Zoo's Summer Nights
05/23/16: Mexican Gray Wolf Puppies Emerge from Den at Brookfield Zoo
05/21/16: Chicago Zoological Society Saddened by Loss of Beloved Orangutan
05/20/16: Brookfield Zoo Introduces Healthy Food Options for Kids
05/13/16: Festival of Flight Soars Again at Brookfield Zoo
05/10/16: Mexican Gray Wolves Born at Brookfield Zoo
04/26/16: International Wildlife Conservation Expo Returns to Brookfield Zoo
04/21/16: Chicago Zoological Society and Teamsters Local 727 Reach Tentative Agreement
04/21/16: International Giraffid Conference to Bring Together Leaders in Giraffe and Okapi Conservation
04/13/16: King Conservation Science Scholars Program Educates Teens, Inspires Conservation
04/06/16: Chicago Zoological Society to Host Annual Whirl Fundraiser
04/01/16: Celebrate Ape Awareness Weekend at Brookfield Zoo
03/31/16: Celebrate Earth Day at Brookfield Zoo's Party for the Planet
03/29/16: Brookfield Zoo's Hamill Family Play Zoo Celebrates 15 Years
03/24/16: Forest Preserves of Cook County, Chicago Zoological Society to study habits of the Illinois badger
03/23/16: Brookfield Zoo Goes Blue for Autism Awareness
03/09/16: Chicago Zoological Society Highlights Career Opportunities for Women and Girls of Color
03/08/16: Giraffes at Brookfield Zoo EnjoyEarly Spring Weather
02/29/16: Lemurs at Brookfield Zoo Join Annual Toast to Harry Caray
02/10/16: February-June Calendar of Events
02/02/16: Celebración de Cesar Chavez
02/02/16: Cesar Chavez Celebration
01/05/16: Gray Seal Born at Brookfield Zoo
01/21/16: FREEze Day: Free Admission, Dog-Sledding Fun at Brookfield Zoo’s Annual Winter Event
01/26/16: Brookfield Zoo Offers Valentine’s Dinner and Brunch

2015 Press Releases
12/31/15: Top 10 Conservation Actions in 2015
11/12/15: River Otter Habits Studied by Forest Preserves of Cook County and CZS
11/10/15: Holiday Magic Features Fun for the Whole Family
11/06/15: Veterans Day at Brookfield Zoo
11/06/15: Chicago Zoological Society’s Volunteer Engagement Program Recognized with National Award
10/28/15: Chicago Zoological Society Saddened by Loss of Popular Giraffe
10/07/15: 4-Month-Old Snow Leopard Cubs Make Public Debut at Brookfield Zoo
09/25/15: Boo! at the Zoo Offers Halloween Fun for Families
09/24/15: Brookfield Zoo Celebra la Herencia Hispana el 26 de septiembre
09/24/15: Brookfield Zoo Celebrates Hispanic Heritage
09/24/15: Gorilla Born at Brookfield Zoo
09/11/15: Chicago Zoological Society to Honor Recipients of Its 2015 Conservation Leadership Awards
09/10/15: Rescued California Sea Lions Get New Lease on Life at Brookfield Zoo
09/08/15: Threatened Ornate Box Turtles Hatch at Chicago Zoos, Prepare for Release
09/02/15: ZooRunRun for the Conservation Fund
09/01/15: 2015 Photo Contest
08/28/15: Snow Leopard Cubs Born at Brookfield Zoo
08/06/15: Brookfield Zoo Announces Names of Mexican Gray Wolf Puppies
08/06/15: Kids' Free Days at Brookfield Zoo
07/23/15: Naming Contest for Mexican Gray Wolf Puppies
07/16/15: Brookfield Zoo Celebrate 25 Years of Americans with Disabilities Act
07/09/15: Grevy's Zebra Born at Brookfield Zoo
06/30/15: Mexican Gray Wolves Born at Brookfield Zoo
06/19/15: Giant Anteater Born at Brookfield Zoo
05/21/15: School Bus Accident (Updated)
05/19/15: Okapi Calf Born at Brookfield Zoo
05/18/15: Chill Out with live Entertainment, Food, and Family Fun at Brookfield Zoo's Summer Nights
05/15/15: Shedd Aquarium, Lincoln Park Zoo, Brookfield Zoo Mobilize To End Extinction of World's Most Vulnerable Species
05/08/15: Forest Preserves of Cook County, Veterinarians from Brookfield Zoo Surgically Implant Fish with Transmitters
04/23/15: Chicago Zoological Society Inspires National Holiday: Start Seeing Monarchs Day"
04/22/15: Fly High with Excitement at Brookfield Zoo's Festival of Flight
04/14/15: Celebrate Earth Day at Brookfield Zoo's Party for the Planet on April 19
04/03/15: Swing over to Brookfield Zoo for Ape Awareness Weekend, April 11-12
04/01/15: Young Orangutan at Brookfield Zoo Makes Public Debut with Surrogate Mom
03/20/15: Chicago Zoological Society's Whirl Fundraiser to Support Animals, Conservation, and Education Programs
03/16/15: Grizzly Bears at Brookfield Zoo Celebrate 20th Birthday
03/03/15: Brookfield Zoo's 2015 Calendar of Events (March to June)
02/24/15: National Inclusion Project and the Chicago Zoological Society Become Let's All Play Partners
02/20/15: Chicago Zoological Society to Celebrate Cesar Chavez with Launch of Art Contest in his Honor
02/20/15: Chicago Zoological Society celebra a Cesar Chavez con lanzamiento de concurso de arte en su honor
02/04/15: Fishing Cat Born at Brookfield Zoo
01/27/15: Brookfield Zoo's FREEze Day Offers Free Admission and Dog-Sledding Fun
01/14/15: Chicago Zoological Society to Honor Martin Luther King Jr.

2014 Press Releases
10/22/14: Dolphin Calves Celebrate First Birthdays at Brookfield Zoo
09/18/14: Chicago Zoological Society Announces Recipients of 2014 Conservation Leadership Awards
09/16/14: Brookfield Zoo's 2014 Fall/Winter Calendar of Events
09/12/14: Brookfield Zoo Hosting Annual Boo! at the Zoo Halloween Celebration
09/11/14: Chicago Zoological Society Now Accepting Submissions for 2014 Photo Contest
08/29/14: Chicago Zoological Society's Sarasota Dolphin Research Program Spearheads Rescue of Dolphin Calf in the Wild
08/29/14: Do the Zoo Run Run at Brookfield Zoo
08/25/14: Endangered Mexican Gray Wolf from Brookfield Zoo is Released into the Wild
08/07/14: Chicago Zoological Society Helps Raise Awareness About Elephant Crisis
07/21/14: Brookfield Zoo Orangutan Serves as Surrogate for 6-month-old Orangutan
07/16/14: ZooBrew at Brookfield Zoo to Feature More Than 60 Craft Beers
06/26/14: Chicago Zoological Society Announces Richard G. Gamble as Senior Vice President of Operations
06/25/14: White-Cheeked Gibbon Born at Brookfield Zoo
06/13/14: Enjoy Hot Music and Cool Evenings at Brookfield Zoo’s Summer Nights
06/12/14: Bison Calves Born at Brookfield Zoo
06/11/14: Celebrate the First-Ever World Giraffe Day at Brookfield Zoo!
05/14/14: Pace Launches Express Bus Service to Brookfield Zoo
05/20/14: Top Chicago Cultural Organizations Join Fight to Stop African Elephant Slaughter
05/19/14: ¡Viva la Fiesta! Returns to Brookfield Zoo
05/19/14: ¡Viva la Fiesta! Regresa a Brookfield Zoo
05/09/14: Brookfield Zoo Highlights Extraordinary Animal Moms for Mother’s Day
05/07/14: Brookfield Zoo’s Calendar of Events (June through September 2014)
04/09/14: Brookfield Zoo Goes Blue for Autism Awareness
04/08/14: Brookfield Zoo Celebrates Earth Day with Party for the Planet
04/02/14: Chicago Zoological Society Helps Increase Humboldt Penguin Numbers in Zoos
03/17/14: Spaghetti Dinner at Brookfield Zoo to Support The Vital Ground Foundation
03/03/14: Chicago Zoological Society to Sponsor “Speak Through Art” Contest to Honor Late Latino Activist Cesar E. Chavez
03/04/14: Brookfield Zoo’s 4-Month-Old Gorilla Has a Name with Honor
02/18/14: Brookfield Zoo Asking Public to Help Name 4-Month-Old Gorilla Baby
01/30/14: Dolphin Presentations to Resume at Brookfield Zoo
01/29/14: FREEze Day at Brookfield Zoo
01/23/14: Brookfield Zoo’s 2014 Winter-Spring Calendar of Events
01/16/14: Valentine’s Dinner and Brunch Offered at Brookfield Zoo
01/13/14: Chicago Zoological Society to Honor Martin Luther King Jr. with Choral Celebration
01/03/14: Grey Seal Born at Brookfield Zoo