What We Learned By 'Bringing The Zoo To You'

During our temporary closure, Brookfield Zoo decided to "Bring The Zoo To You" every weekday with live videos featuring the animals here, hosted by our Animal Care Specialists. Regular viewers of the Bringing The Zoo To You videos came to recognize the voice behind the camera, Lynette Kleisner, Brookfield Zoo's videographer. 

posted 7/21/2020 10:58:39 AM

Zoos & Aquariums Take Action to Conserve Vulnerable Bird Species

For those of you who frequently read our blogs, you are probably aware of some of the amazing ex situ conservation projects the Chicago Zoological Society is a part of involving species such as the Guam kingfisher. The effort to conserve vulnerable bird species is an action many zoos and aquariums take on.

posted 7/13/2020 1:17:35 PM

Sasha Amur Leopard Cub Explores the Outdoors

Brookfield Zoo reopens on July 1 to members and July 8 to the general public, and when they visit they'll have the chance to see one of the newest arrivals while the zoo was closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sasha, an Amur leopard who was born on March 3, has been spending his time in the den bonding with mom Lisa. However, he's now started emerging from the den and exploring his outdoor habitat.

posted 7/1/2020 11:42:49 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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