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Press Release Archive


2008 Press Releases

One of Country’s Oldest Gorillas Dies at Brookfield Zoo
December 19, 2008

Chicago Zoological Society to Award Prestigious Conservation Medal to Richard Louv, Author of National Bestseller Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder
December 9, 2008

Holiday Shopping Made Fun, Easy, and Rewarding with Chicago Zoological Society’s Wild Encounters and Share the Care Programs
December 2, 2008

Help Feed Thanksgiving Day Feast to Animals in Brookfield Zoo’s Children’s Zoo
November 20, 2008

Celebrate the 27th Annual Holiday Magic Festival at Brookfield Zoo
November 19, 2008

Bornean Orangutan Born at Brookfield Zoo
October 22, 2008

Chicago Zoological Society Hosts Annual Boo! at the Zoo at Brookfield Zoo
September 25, 2008

Chicago Zoological Society’s Fall Lecture Series Highlights Amphibians
September 22, 2008

Wines in the Wild to Benefit Chicago Zoological Society’s Education and Conservation Programs
September 22, 2008

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Brookfield Zoo’s Fiesta Para Todos
August 28, 2008

Giraffe Calf Born at Brookfield Zoo
August 27, 2008

Popular Children’s Entertainers Take the Stage at Brookfield Zoo’s Zoo Tunes
August 6, 2008

More than 300 Green Treefrog Tadpoles Hatch at Brookfield Zoo
July 30, 2008

Naked Mole-Rat Pups Born at Brookfield Zoo
July 15, 2008

Zoo Tunes at Brookfield Zoo Continues with Performances by
Stephen Kellogg and The Sixers, The Alternate Routes

July 3, 2008

Chicago Zoological Society Now Accepting Photo Contest Submissions
June 30, 2008

Renovated Free-Flight Exhibit at Brookfield Zoo Features New Resident
June 11, 2008

Brookfield Zoo’s Oldest Resident, Cookie Cockatoo, Celebrates 75th Birthday
June 2, 2008

Sister Hazel to Play at Brookfield Zoo's Zoo Tunes
May 30, 2008

Huge Celebration Planned for Affie African Elephant at Brookfield Zoo
May 22, 2008

Enrichment Day at Brookfield Zoo Spotlights Animal Care
May 22, 2008

American Association of Zookeepers Brookfield Chapter Supports Conservation
May 22, 2008

Chicago Zoological Society Animal Care Experts Travel to Peru to Study Vulnerable Humboldt Penguin Population
Researchers Also Aim to Help Educate Local Community About Conservation

May 16, 2008

Brookfield Zoo Aflutter with Butterflies!
May 12, 2008

Sharks! at Stingray Bay Brings Back Interactive Tropical Experience to Brookfield Zoo
Sharks Join Stingrays in Summerlong Exhibit

April 8, 2008

Party for the Planet at Brookfield Zoo
Chicago Zoological Society’s Earth Day Celebration

March 28, 2008

Rock Hyraxes Born at Brookfield Zoo
Closest Relative to these Small Mammals is the Elephant

March 27, 2008

Four Humps Are Better Than Two
Second Bactrian Camel Calf Born at Brookfield Zoo

March 25, 2008

Bactrian Camel Born at Brookfield Zoo
March 19, 2008

Innovative Treatment Helps Gorilla at Brookfield Zoo
March 5, 2008

Volunteer Opportunities at Brookfield Zoo
February 26, 2008

Brookfield Zoo’s Ibex Island Comes Down to Make Way for New Exhibit Chicago Zoological Society to Begin Construction of Great Bear Wilderness
February 19, 2008

Humboldt Penguin Chick Being Handreared at Brookfield Zoo
February 12, 2008


Chicago Zoological Society’s National Pig Day Celebration at Brookfield Zoo
February 11, 2008


Chicago Zoological Society Leaps to Celebrate Frogs at Brookfield Zoo
February 11, 2008


More Than One Hundred Seahorses Born at Brookfield Zoo
January 25, 2008


Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo
2008 Calendar of Events

January 23, 2008


Chicago Zoological Society Saddened by Loss of Giraffe
January 22, 2008

Chris Servheen - Grizzly Conservation - Award Winner to Give Lecture
January 17, 2008

Chicago Zoological Society Receives Prestigious Institute of Museum and Library Services Award at White House Ceremony
January 15, 2008

Chicago Zoological Society Saddened by Loss of Dolphin
January 14, 2008

Furry Meteorologist Takes Center Stage at Brookfield Zoo on February 2
January 11, 2008

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