Resilience and Animal Welfare: Bouncing Back from Challenges

Animals can build resilience (i.e. become less reactive and more adaptive) by learning from previous experiences and gaining exposure to a variety of novel situations. So what can we do to increase resiliency in animals?

posted 11/29/2022 2:40:36 PM

How are blood tests used to improve the welfare of whales and dolphins?

When a doctor looks at your blood test, how do they know if your blood values are normal? Healthcare professionals use normal reference intervals as a guideline to interpret your test results. Our veterinarians use a similar process when doing health checkups on the animals cared for at Brookfield Zoo.

posted 11/1/2022 2:43:06 PM

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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