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U & the Zoo

U & The Zoo: Tawny Frogmouth

Posted on February 12, 2014

Beautifully camouflaged to blend in with tree branches and trunks, the tawny frogmouth is a very unusual bird hailing from Australia.

U & The Zoo: Moray Eel

Posted on February 5, 2014

A fearsome-looking animal that is actually quite nice, the Moray eel is found hanging around the Pacific Ocean. See these fascinating creatures up close at Brookfield Zoo.

U & The Zoo: Callimico

Posted on January 29, 2014

A small species of monkey from South America, the Callimico live in close-knit groups and eat everything from snakes and insects to fungi.

U & The Zoo: Mexican Gray Wolf

Posted on January 24, 2014

A predator found in the cold, mountainous regions of Mexico, the Mexican gray wolf is the smallest of the gray wolves and is bouncing back from near extinction.

U & The Zoo: Allen’s Swamp Monkey

Posted on January 15, 2014

Found near large bodies of water in Africa, the Allen’s swamp monkey is one of the only primates known to enjoy a good swim. See them for yourself at Brookfield Zoo!

U & The Zoo: Blanding Turtle

Posted on January 10, 2014

The Brookfield Zoo introduces you to the Blanding's turtle: a semi-aquatic turtle of the familyi Emydidae.

U & The Zoo: Red-Billed Hornbill

Posted on November 20, 2013

Named for having a bill resembling the horn of a cow, the red-billed hornbill is a ground-dwelling bird found in many places in Africa.

U & The Zoo: Baby Snow Leopards

Posted on November 19, 2013

The Brookfield Zoo unveiled their new baby snow leopards who love to jump, bound and play it up for the camera.

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