King, the zoo’s newborn Eastern black rhinoceros calf, took his first steps outside at the Harris Family Foundation Black Rhinoceros Exhibit yesterday.
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It wasn’t a sure thing the guest of honor would show, but that didn’t stop friends of the zoo from gathering to welcome the zoo’s newest arrival: a baby black rhinoceros born August 26.Read More ›
The weather is willing, so the public debut of the zoo’s baby rhino is proceeding today as planned! Members will get a sneak peek at the little one from 1–2 p.m. at the Harris Family FoundationRead More ›
North American animals—like the river otters at the Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo—are the focus of our first-ever Sunday Family Funday on September 22 from 1–3 p.m.!Read More ›
Five trumpeter swan cygnets that hatched at the zoo in June were recently transferred to a 20-acre holding site in Iowa managed by that state’s Department of Natural Resources. They’ll spend theRead More ›
We get eye to eye with baby gorilla Nayembi in this photo taken by Assistant Lead Keeper Anita Yantz. The little gorilla has been a lively presence since returning to publicRead More ›
Apparently, “Don’t play ball in the house”—the popular mandate of moms everywhere—applies to rhino mom Kapuki and her baby boy at Regenstein African Journey. In this video, the youngster seemsRead More ›