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Stop by the Pachyderm House and greet Layla Black Rhino a very #happybirthday! Black rhinos are hunted almost to extinction for their horns. Help with rhino conservation @ CZS.org/YouCanHelp. #BrookfieldZoo #blackrhino #animalwelfare #Chicago #rhinos

Stop by the Pachyderm House and greet Layla Black Rhino a very #happybirthday! Black rhinos are hunted almost to extinction for their horns. Help with rhino conservation @ CZS.org/YouCanHelp. #BrookfieldZoo #blackrhino #animalwelfare #Chicago #rhinos

It’s #ThrowbackThursday! Enjoy this gallery of childhood Halloween costume photos from our fans and friends. Wear your favorite #Halloweencostume and join us in the costume parade and contest at #BooattheZoo! #BrookfieldZoo #ChicagoHalloween #Chicago

Ready for #BooattheZoo this weekend? Here’s a sneak peek of the Pumpkin Smasher! #BrookfieldZoo #Chicago #Halloween #ChicagoHalloween #pumpkins

It’s National Veterinary Technician Week! Thank you to our amazing vet techs for their dedication in contributing to the health and well-being of all the animals at #BrookfieldZoo! #vettechweek #Chicago #vettechs

It’s National Veterinary Technician Week! Thank you to our amazing vet techs for their dedication in contributing to the health and well-being of all the animals at #BrookfieldZoo! #vettechweek #Chicago #vettechs

In honor of #BooattheZoo this weekend, post your favorite childhood Halloween costume photos with #throwbackcostume and we’ll include you in our #tbt flipbook this Thursday! You will also get a chance to win a bag of treats from us. #BrookfieldZoo #Chicago #Halloween #Halloweencostume

In honor of #BooattheZoo this weekend, post your favorite childhood Halloween costume photos with #throwbackcostume and we’ll include you in our #tbt flipbook this Thursday! You will also get a chance to win a bag of treats from us. #BrookfieldZoo #Chicago #Halloween #Halloweencostume

Join us for a lecture on “Conserving the Grevy’s Zebra” on Thursday, Oct. 16, 7:30pm. #GrevysZebra population has since declined over the last 3 decades. Peter Lalampaa, Field Director of the Grevy’s Zebra Trust, will talk about one of Africa’s most endangered large mammals. Visit CZS.org/LectureSeries for info. #brookfieldzoo #Chicago #zebra #animalconservation #Africa

Join us for a lecture on “Conserving the Grevy’s Zebra” on Thursday, Oct. 16, 7:30pm. #GrevysZebra population has since declined over the last 3 decades. Peter Lalampaa, Field Director of the Grevy’s Zebra Trust, will talk about one of Africa’s most endangered large mammals. Visit CZS.org/LectureSeries for info. #brookfieldzoo #Chicago #zebra #animalconservation #Africa

Don’t miss all the ooey, gooey, pumpkin guts as the Pumpkin Smasher returns to #Booatthezoo on Oct.18-19 and 25-26! Smashings happen every hour between 11 am-4 pm. #brookfieldzoo #chicago #halloween #chicagohalloween #pumpkins

Don’t miss all the ooey, gooey, pumpkin guts as the Pumpkin Smasher returns to #Booatthezoo on Oct.18-19 and 25-26! Smashings happen every hour between 11 am-4 pm. #brookfieldzoo #chicago #halloween #chicagohalloween #pumpkins

Oct 8
#happybirthday Anastasia Amur Leopard! You can see her often perched up on the rocks in her exhibit area by the Fragile Kingdom entrance. #AmurLeopards are very rare, and their population trend is decreasing. See how you can help at CZS.org/YouCanHelp. #brookfieldzoo #Chicago #bigcats #leopards #catsofinstagram #ilovecats #animalwelfare

#happybirthday Anastasia Amur Leopard! You can see her often perched up on the rocks in her exhibit area by the Fragile Kingdom entrance. #AmurLeopards are very rare, and their population trend is decreasing. See how you can help at CZS.org/YouCanHelp. #brookfieldzoo #Chicago #bigcats #leopards #catsofinstagram #ilovecats #animalwelfare

Oct 6
Happy 6th birthday to our spirited gal, Kekasih! Her name means “sweetheart” or “darling” in Indonesia, where #orangutans come from. Visit Kekasih in Tropic World:Asia. You can also support our orangutan conservation efforts at CZS.org/YouCanHelp. #BrookfieldZoo #Chicago #primates #animalwelfare

Happy 6th birthday to our spirited gal, Kekasih! Her name means “sweetheart” or “darling” in Indonesia, where #orangutans come from. Visit Kekasih in Tropic World:Asia. You can also support our orangutan conservation efforts at CZS.org/YouCanHelp. #BrookfieldZoo #Chicago #primates #animalwelfare

Oct 3

Maggie is a calm and laid-back orangutan who is very patient, loves to play, and rarely stirs up trouble. These are some of the qualities that make her an ideal candidate to be a surrogate mom.


Read more about why Maggie is the surrogate mom for Kecil on our latest journal entry at www.CZS.org/Kecil!