| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Join the Ireland Animal Clinic on their annual bus trip to the beautiful Brookfield Zoo in Chicago on Saturday August 17. The price is only thirty dollars per person and this includes the price of admission to the Brookfield Zoo and transportation from...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:35 AM
The Seven Seas dolphin exhibit at Brookfield Zoo has a new addition: A “healthy and strong’’ female calf born last Friday.
The calf hasn’t been named yet. She was born about 11 a.m. Friday to Allie, a 26-year-old bottle nose...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:34 PM
An 18-year-old western lowland gorilla gave birth Monday at the Brookfield Zoo, officials said today.
The infant was born in the early morning hours to Koola, according to Chicago Zoological Society, which manages Brookfield Zoo.
Guests will be able...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Nine female Blanding’s turtles were placed near the shoreline of a pond in a private section of Brookfield Zoo on Tuesday morning.
Some required a little help to find their new watery home while others immediately began to shuffle their way into...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:58 AM
Jasiri, a 7½-year-old giraffe at Chicago's Brookfield Zoo, gave birth on June 21 to a male calf.
| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Better lighting, a turn lane and a walk sign that counts down the time pedestrians have to cross safely are among the improvements under consideration for First Avenue at Forest Avenue/Ridgewood Road in Riverside.
That section of First Avenue, a state...
| Apr 30, 2009
| 9:35 AM
THURSDAY, JANUARY 1ST
We’ll continue our discussion tonight of the Blagojevich scandal and take your phone calls. Now that the dust has begun to settle, are you still certain Blagojevich should be impeached and convicted of a crime?...
| May 15, 2009
(WGN-AM) - Affie, a female African elephant about to turn 40 years old and to be feted at her annual birthday party on June 13, died Friday afternoon after Brookfield Zoo keepers arriving in the morning found her lying on her side, unable to stand....
| Dec 19, 2007
| 8:26 AM
In 1930, most African animals were still exotic creatures from a little-known land. When an orphaned infant gorilla named Bushman arrived at Lincoln Park Zoo on this date, he quickly became an international attraction.
He appeared in newsreels. The...
| Mar 3, 2010
| 1:58 PM
| Apr 21, 2010
| 10:27 AM
Emily Ledergerber stops by to talk about the big event on May 1st!
Event info below:
The Anti-Cruelty Society's 16th Annual Bark in the Park
5K walk and morning of fun, with or without your dog
Saturday, May 1
Montrose Harbor in Chicago