Brookfield Zoo

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World-renowned Brookfield Zoo inspires and entertains guests through extraordinary connections with animals, nature and each other. Set within a 216-acre nature park, the Zoo has captivated and educated visitors since 1934. It is home to 2,000+ animal residents and is also an accredited arboretum.

Brookfield Zoo is open every day and welcomes more than two million guests yearly.  It is managed by the Chicago Zoological Society and sits on land owned by the Forest Preserves of Cook County.

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