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U & the Zoo

U & The Zoo: Okapi

Posted on December 18, 2013

A strange animal looking like a cross between a zebra, giraffe and donkey, a baby okapi named Corky is one of the newest additions to The Brookfield Zoo.

U & The Zoo: Baby Gorilla

Posted on December 12, 2013

The Brookfield Zoo welcomes its newest addition, a bouncing baby gorilla girl! She is one of six gorillas that you can see “hanging around” at the zoo’s Tropic World.

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.

U & The Zoo: Prevost’s Squirrels

Posted on November 13, 2013

Energetic little critters always on the lookout for food, Prevost’s squirrels are colorful tree-dwellers that call Southeast Asia home.

U & The Zoo: Royal Antelope

Posted on October 9, 2013

At one time thought to be the largest rabbit, the royal antelope is actually the smallest member of the antelope species.

U & The Zoo: Snowy Egret

Posted on October 2, 2013

A costal bird found all around the United States, the snowy egret has beautiful white feathers and long legs with which it wades through water looking for food.

U & The Zoo: Galliwasp

Posted on September 25, 2013

A slithering lizard hailing from the Caribbean, the galliwasp is a critically endangered species, but Brookfield Zoo is doing its part to bring the population back up.

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