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  • Baby Orangutan and Surrogate Mom Maggie

    140K views 2 years ago
    Kecil (pronounced Ka-cheel, which is Indonesian for little), a 6-month-old male orangutan is doing well in large part due to the dedicated animal care staff at Toledo Zoo, Milwaukee County Zoo, and Brookfield Zoo. Watch the video for his full story! As a note, it will be many months before Kecil and his surrogate mom, Maggie, will be on exhibit for guests to see. Animal care staff want to give the two time to develop their relationship. In addition, Kecil needs to become much more agile and mobile before being introduced to the exhibit. Stay tuned for updates! Show less
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    • Dr. Mike's Video Blog: Orangutan Echocardiogram - Duration: 2 minutes, 55 seconds.

      • 4 days ago
      • 164 views
      In his latest blog, Dr. Michael Adkesson talks about bringing in a specialist to check up on Ben Orangutan's heart, and how wild orangutans are threatened by the palm oil industry.
    • Animals Beat the Heat at Brookfield Zoo - Duration: 64 seconds.

      • 1 week ago
      • 381 views
      With temperatures heating up, animals at Brookfield Zoo are staying cool with some ice treats. Today, animal care staff provided many of the zoo's animals, including polar bears, grizzly bears, Amu...
    • Summer Nights 2016 - Duration: 61 seconds.

      • 1 week ago
      • 193 views
      Join us Fridays and Saturdays through August 13th from 4-9pm for the third season of Summer Nights! Enjoy Brookfield Zoo in a new light with cooler evening weather, enhanced dining, beer and wine ...
    • Cookie Cockatoo's 83rd Birthday! - Duration: 52 seconds.

      • 4 weeks ago
      • 9,177 views
      Happy 83rd Birthday, Cookie! Our oldest resident had a party with the Bird Department. He even shared some of his cake with Bart and Cleo Macaws!
    • Dr. Mike's Video Blog: Wolf Pups' First Exam - Duration: 2 minutes, 35 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 1,437 views
      Dr. Michael Adkesson takes us behind the scenes for a look at the three Mexican gray wolf pups at their first exam, and explains a bit about the Mexican gray wolf recovery program.
    • Wolf Pups Emerge from Den! - Duration: 38 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 2,609 views
      On April 25, 2016, five Mexican gray wolf puppies were born at Brookfield Zoo. Until recently, three of the unnamed puppies—one female and two males—have been in a den being nurtured by the pack. N...
    • Ramar Gorilla's Specialized Care - Duration: 106 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 1,024 views
      Ramar, one of our Western Lowland Gorillas, is in his golden years, and that means that he gets lots of special care and attention. See what our staff has done to make sure his golden years are jus...
    • Teen Conservation Leadership Conference - Duration: 2 minutes, 21 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 691 views
      The Teen Conservation Leadership Conference (TCLC) is intended for Chicago-area teens interested in conservation and leadership. This three day event, held on August 3-5, 2016, will feature present...
    • Dolphin Quiz Answers! - Duration: 2 minutes, 34 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 268 views
      How did you do? Congratulations to all of our winners! If you missed this week’s videos, be sure to go back and check them out!
    • Dolphin Quiz! - Question 3 - Duration: 28 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 153 views
      Test your dolphin smarts! We’re in the final stretch- here’s the last question. If you answer all three video questions correctly (May 4, 5, and 6, 2016) you have a chance to with an awesome dolphi...
    • Dolphin Quiz! - Question 2 - Duration: 25 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 139 views
      Test your dolphin smarts! Here’s question 2 of 3. Answer all three questions correctly over the next three days (May 4-6, 2016) and be entered for a chance to win a cool dolphin swag bag! We’ll al...
    • Dolphin Quiz! - Question 1 - Duration: 18 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 238 views
      Test your dolphin smarts! Answer all three questions correctly over the next three days (May 4-6, 2016) and be entered for a chance to win a cool dolphin swag bag! We’ll also pick a daily winner wh...
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