Lincoln Park Zoo
Hubert and Kalisa, both 21, were known to zoo staff and visitors for their deep bond.
Even penguins aren’t immune to Mother Nature’s chilly moods.
When we celebrate those who contribute to conservation, many times zoological parks are not a part of that discussion. In fact, these parks contribute to that effort robustly in land and seascapes across the globe through in-park conservation education, scientific field work, and breeding of species endangered in the wild.
Visit chicagowildlifewatch.org to help out. In an effort to better understand the animals around us, wildlife researchers
That practice was ended in 1975 when the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
Blue skies, sunny days, and the perfect grilling weather greeted us Chicagoans this past weekend for Memorial Day (remember
"If you look at their hooves, you see they're almost always standing on their tip-toes," Mark Kamhout, the zoo's curator
Native to the Eastern Himalayas, red pandas are considered endangered in their natural habitat due to poaching and habitat
If you have visited a zoo or aquarium in recent years, there's a good chance that you've noticed something new. In addition to providing up-close encounters with some of the planet's most magnificent species, today's zoological parks are placing a growing emphasis on conservation.
DNAinfo Chicago reported Anana, the Lincoln Park Zoo's only polar bear, was being kept in a "climate-controlled" area indoors