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U & the Zoo

U & The Zoo: Squirrel Monkey

Posted on April 2, 2014

Bearing no relation to squirrels—but certainly squirrely—squirrel monkeys are found foraging amid the Rain Forest’s dense mid canopy in energetic troupes.

Brookfield Zoo

Posted on February 19, 2014

With an American kestrel and a tiger salamander in tow, Tim Sullivan from Brookfield Zoo drops by to speak about the zoo’s wintertime free days.

U & The Zoo: Tawny Frogmouth

Posted on February 12, 2014

Beautifully camouflaged to blend in with tree branches and trunks, the tawny frogmouth is a very unusual bird hailing from Australia.

U & The Zoo: Moray Eel

Posted on February 5, 2014

A fearsome-looking animal that is actually quite nice, the Moray eel is found hanging around the Pacific Ocean. See these fascinating creatures up close at Brookfield Zoo.

U & The Zoo: Callimico

Posted on January 29, 2014

A small species of monkey from South America, the Callimico live in close-knit groups and eat everything from snakes and insects to fungi.

U & The Zoo: Mexican Gray Wolf

Posted on January 24, 2014

A predator found in the cold, mountainous regions of Mexico, the Mexican gray wolf is the smallest of the gray wolves and is bouncing back from near extinction.

U & The Zoo: Allen’s Swamp Monkey

Posted on January 15, 2014

Found near large bodies of water in Africa, the Allen’s swamp monkey is one of the only primates known to enjoy a good swim. See them for yourself at Brookfield Zoo!

U & The Zoo: Blanding Turtle

Posted on January 10, 2014

The Brookfield Zoo introduces you to the Blanding's turtle: a semi-aquatic turtle of the familyi Emydidae.

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