As we look forward to the Chicago Humanities Festival, Fisher Center Director Steve Ross says that a guideline for “How Humans Should Treat Animals” is how complex speciesRead More ›
The principles of natural selection make clear the fact that animals have adapted to particular environments. We’ve all heard how giraffes evolved long necks to reach the highest branches or howRead More ›
Illinois was once dominated by prairie. Grasses and tall flowers covered much of the state, harboring wildlife uniquely adapted to this signature Midwest landscape.
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When’s the best time to come visit baby rhino King? Zoological Manager Laszlo Szilagyi says, “10 a.m.–2 p.m. It’s weather dependent with no guarantees…but well worth the risk!”
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Babies Nayembi and Patty aren’t the only apes putting on weight at Regenstein Center for African Apes. Adolescent male Azizi, who’s in the building’s bachelor troop, hasRead More ›
Baby rhino King chases after mom Kapuki in our Photo of the Week. Be sure to visit the pair at the Harris Family Foundation Black Rhinoceros Exhibit this weekend.
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