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  • Second dolphin calf dies at National Aquarium

    Second dolphin calf dies at National Aquarium
    Animal trainer Deirdre Weadock has worked at the National Aquarium long enough to have seen her share of life and death, but she'll tell you this has been the roughest week of her career.
  • Two young okapi, cousins to the giraffe, are new additions to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

    Two young okapi, cousins to the giraffe, are new additions to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
    Two young okapi, an African forest mammal that looks like a cross between a giraffe and a zebra, have taken up residence in the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore's giraffe house. The two okapi are half-brothers, on loan from the Dallas Zoo. Askari (ahz-kar-ee)...

    Rare white-cheeked gibbon born at Brookfield Zoo

    Rare white-cheeked gibbon born at Brookfield Zoo
    It's easy for visitors to miss Brookfield Zoo’s newest addition: A newborn white-cheeked gibbon, clinging to his mother’s blonde fur. He was born June 9 and joins a small family of gibbons at the zoo's Tropic World: his mother Indah, his...

    With Shedd and Field brews, a new kind of exhibit on tap

    With Shedd and Field brews, a new kind of exhibit on tap
    The hops that Shedd Aquarium grows cannot claim pride of place. To reach them, these days, you walk around a chain-link construction enclosure, duck beneath branches in a landscaped area and scramble up onto a low ledge of the aquarium's building. But...

    Odds favor Emanuel in his summer reading bet with Fallon

    Odds favor Emanuel in his summer reading bet with Fallon
    When Mayor Rahm Emanuel bet late-night host Jimmy Fallon that Chicago’s children would read 2.4 million books this summer in order to bring “The Tonight Show” back to Chicago, it sounded like a lofty gamble. But the odds are stacked in...