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Videos tagged 'zoo'

African Porcupine

Posted on May 2, 2012

Meet a prickly little critter who’s super cute, but definitely not huggable—Pilgrim the African porcupine can be seen at Brookfield Zoo’s Fragile Kingdom exhibit.

Giant Anteater

Posted on March 21, 2012

Having an extremely long snout and even longer tongue, the giant anteater is a strange-looking critter amazingly adapted for its diet of ants and termites.

Pygmy Hippo

Posted on March 14, 2012

At 600 pounds, the Pygmy hippo is “small” in comparison to its 3,000-pound relatives, but you still might not want this pint-sized Pygmy to sit on your lap!

African Lions

Posted on March 6, 2012

Beautiful and ferocious, the African lion is a majestic beast that certainly lives up to the moniker “King of the Jungle.” See this lion and his pride at Brookfield Zoo!

American Guinea Hog

Posted on February 29, 2012

Get to know your swine! Meet the American Guinea Hog, a small black breed of porker unique to the United States that’s good eatin’ but also can be kept as a pet.

The Good Life in Libertyville

Posted on September 3, 2010

The suburb that’s more American than apple pie, Libertyville is a font of wholesomeness, complete with farms, countryside and even a 600-pound pig!

Lincoln Park

Posted on May 21, 2010

1,200 beautiful, green acres along Lakeshore Drive, Lincoln Park is one of Chicago’s wonderful public resources. It’s a great place to relax, exercise or—if you’re like Aly—find the man of your dreams.

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