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Drinking Beer Could Help Save This Adorable Red Panda

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 04.25.2014 | Green

Beer drinkers are picking up the tab on a year's worth of meals for a zoo's red panda. Chicago-based DryHop Brewers has teamed up with the Lincoln...

This Adorable Newborn Seal Pup. We Can't Even.

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

A Chicago-area zoo on Friday announced the arrival of their first newborn of the new year. A grey seal pup was born to 10-year-old mother Lily at B...

LOOK: Brookfield Zoo Welcomes New Baby Gorilla

Posted 11.25.2013 | Chicago

The Chicago-area Brookfield Zoo this week welcomed an adorable new addition to their family. A female western lowland gorilla was born early Monday...

LOOK: This Newborn Dolphin Loves Swimming With Mom

Posted 10.17.2013 | Chicago

The Brookfield Zoo welcomed a new baby bottlenose dolphin into its fold on Wednesday. According to a statement from the zoo, the male calf was bor...

LOOK: New Snow Leopard Cub LOVES Jumping On Things

Posted 09.18.2013 | Chicago

The latest Chicago-area zoo baby has more than a little spring in his step. Not to be outdone by Lincoln Park Zoo's black rhino calf that debuted T...

LOOK: Endangered Rhino Baby Born At Lincoln Park Zoo

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2013 | Chicago

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, Aug 29 (Reuters) - An Eastern black rhinoceros, a critically endangered species, was born at Chicago's Lincoln Park...

White-Cheeked Gibbon Baby Cuddles With Mom At Lincoln Park Zoo

Posted 08.26.2013 | Chicago

There's been a lot of cuddling going on at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo. Monday, zoo officials announced the birth of a "bouncing baby white-cheeked ...

LOOK: Zoo Introduces Adorable New Snow Leopard Cub

Posted 08.26.2013 | Chicago

The Brookfield Zoo on Friday announced the arrival of a male snow leopard cub. The yet-to-be-named cub was born to his 3-year-old parents, Sarani a...

LOOK: Zoo Baby Returns To Public View After Injury

Posted 08.22.2013 | Chicago

Lincoln Park Zoo goers on Thursday got a special chance to be among the first visitors to see baby gorilla Nayembi since her recovery from an injury i...

Zoo's Newborn Dolphin Dies Just 6 Days After Birth

Posted 08.09.2013 | Chicago

Less than a week after the Brookfield Zoo's new bottlenose dolphin was born, the calf has died. The female calf, born at the Chicago-area zoo on Au...

PHOTOS: Dolphin Born At Brookfield Zoo

Posted 08.07.2013 | Chicago

The Brookfield Zoo late last week welcomed a newborn bottlenose dolphin to their midst. Born to 26-year-old Allie, the 40-pound, 3-foot-long female...

WATCH: Shedd's New Penguin Chick Is All Kinds Of Adorable

Posted 07.09.2013 | Chicago

Zoo babies are generally synonymous with "cute," but the new rockhopper penguin chick hatched at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium is in a category of adorable...

WATCH: Brookfield Zoo's New Baby Giraffe Takes First Steps

Posted 07.03.2013 | Chicago

The Brookfield Zoo's latest baby — a male giraffe — took his first steps soon after his June 21 birth and on Tuesday, the 173-pound calf made his ...

PHOTOS: Brookfield Zoo's Newest Adorable Arrival

Posted 06.20.2013 | Chicago

The pitter patter of little hooves can now be heard at the Chicago-area Brookfield Zoo thanks to the arrival of an addax antelope calf. The zoo ann...

PHOTOS: Swan Hatchlings Born At Lincoln Park Zoo

Posted 06.10.2013 | Chicago

Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo this week welcomed six trumpeter swan cygnets as their latest arrivals -- but the swan babies won't be around at the zoo fo...

PHOTOS: Brookfield Zoo Announces Trio Of Dolphins Are Expecting

Posted 05.21.2013 | Chicago

Another baby boom is about to hit Brookfield Zoo. On Monday, the Chicago-area zoo revealed three of its bottlenose dolphins are pregnant. Acco...

PHOTOS: Good News For Endangered Zoo Baby

Posted 05.09.2013 | Chicago

Good news for Lincoln Park Zoo's injured baby gorilla keeps coming as zoo officials reported Wednesday the endangered gorilla was "thriving" under 24-...

PHOTOS: Sloth Bear Cubs Make Debut At Brookfield Zoo

Posted 05.08.2013 | Chicago

The Chicago-area Brookfield Zoo on Wednesday announced the birth of its first successful litter of sloth bears. According to a news release, 10-yea...

Shedd Aquarium Wants Help Naming Baby Beluga

Posted 04.22.2013 | Chicago

Chicago's Shedd Aquarium is finally ready to name their newest baby beluga and is enlisting the public's help. The aquarium is teaming up with TV s...

PHOTOS: Brookfield Zoo's Giraffes Frolic & Play In Warmer Weather

Posted 04.17.2013 | Chicago

The giraffes at Brookfield Zoo took advantage of warmer spring-like temperatures on Monday and made their outdoor debut of the year, an annual rite of...

PHOTOS: Baby Gorilla Making Amazing Recovery After Serious Injury

Posted 05.09.2013 | Chicago

Like many human babies, all one infant gorilla at Lincoln Park Zoo wants to do is sleep and play — something that makes her caregivers happy amid th...

PHOTOS: New Zoo Baby Is The Ugly-Cutest Thing Ever

Posted 03.21.2013 | Chicago

The Brookfield Zoo earlier this month welcomed a newborn monkey who bears a bit of a resemblance to a certain Hollywood legend. Arguably one of the...

Lincoln Park Zoo Gorilla Baby Recovering From Major Injury

Posted 02.26.2013 | Chicago

A 3 month-old baby gorilla at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo is recovering after sustaining a serious facial injury, zoo officials announced Monday. Ac...

PHOTOS: Sichuan Takin Babies Make Zoo Debut

Posted 02.13.2013 | Chicago

Just in time for Valentine's Day, the Lincoln Park Zoo has welcomed an adorable pair of Sichuan takin babies -- and they're reaching out to the public...

PHOTOS: Kangaroo Joeys Make Adorable Zoo Debut

Posted 01.11.2013 | Chicago

The newest crop of baby zoo animals for 2013 made their debut at Brookfield Zoo, with a pair of 10 and 11-month old kangaroo joeys. Thursday, the C...