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WGN NewsDuty is calling for "JoJo the Ape" at the Lincoln Park Zoo. The 31-year-old silverback gorilla will be moved from there on Tuesday, and taken to the Brookfield Zoo. Simply put, he will go to the Brookfield Zoo to procreate. There are three females he...
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WGN Feature ReporterIt's easily the closest I've ever gotten to a wolf. Luckily, it was sleeping. The Mexican gray wolf was once considered an extinct species. Today, with the help of organizations like the Species Survival Plan's Mexican Gray Wolf Management Group,...
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Two years ago, Matt Hendon realized his back was bleeding from a mole that had gone undetected because it blended in with a tattoo he has. The spot, sadly, turned out to be a cancerous growth. "(The cancer) had already spread to other areas of my body,"...
TRAER, Iowa — It all began with a trip to the Brookfield Zoo. As she was getting ready to leave, Ruth Rasmussen eyed a salt and pepper shaker set, shaped like coffeepots, but with a bear and the zoo's name embossed on the front. "I just picked it...
WGN NewsCabin Fever Remedies for Kids in Chicago Mom & Tot Bowling at Pinstripes Pinstripes is an upscale and sophisticated entertainment / dining facility where you can bowl or play bocce ball. There are two locations: in Northbrook and South Barrington. On...
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Despite the so-so economy, attendance at Chicago's museums and zoos, held steady last year. Overall attendance at 14 area institutions was 14.4 million, virtually identical to the 2010 totals, according to the group Museums Work for Chicago. Some...
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TribLocal - Oak Park & River Forest » NewsBrookfield Zoo has two new animals: a pair of young snow leopards. The female and male snow leopards arrived at Brookfield Zoo in mid-October. One-year-old …...
Change of SubjectThe prompt for this year's "Songs of Good Cheer" reader contest was simple: "Write a short essay about a memorable moment involving a holiday song." My co-host for the "Songs..." concerts, Mary Schmich, writes about the results in her Wednesday......
TribLocal - Elgin » NewsSupporters hope construction of a new fence for the lone bison that roams the Lords Park Zoo is the start of restoring the Elgin park …...
TribLocal - ElmhurstA partnership between Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana and the Chicago Zoological Society, which manages Brookfield Zoo, encourages people to celebrate the …...
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