One More Thing: Brookfield's Guinea Fowl & Pea Fowl

Brookfeild Zoo Vice President of Animal Programs Bill Zeigler and First Light host Brian O’Keefe stopped to see the group of birds that freely roam throughout the zoo for this week’s ‘One More Thing’ segment

 You’re likely to encounter the Guinea Fowl roaming the open spaces at Brookfield Zoo (photo courtesy of Brookfield Zoo)

You’re likely to encounter the Guinea Fowl roaming the open spaces at Brookfield Zoo
(photo courtesy of Brookfield Zoo)

One More Thing: Brookfield's Tortoises

This week, in the 'One More Thing' segment Brookfield Zoo Vice President of Animal Programs Bill Zeigler took First Light host Brian O'Keefe to see to the zoo's new exhibit of giant tortises.

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 Giant tortoise at Brookfield Zoo's new exhibit space on the north side of Tropic World (photo courtesy of the Chicago Zoological Society)

Giant tortoise at Brookfield Zoo's new exhibit space on the north side of Tropic World
(photo courtesy of the Chicago Zoological Society)

One More Thing: Brookfield's Pangolins

This week for the ‘One More Thing’ segment First Light host Brian O'Keefe takes you out to Brookfield Zoo and the ‘Habitat Africa…the Forest’ exhibit area. The Zoo's Vice President of Animal Program Bill Zeigler shares the story of the strange looking Pangolin

 One of the white bellied pangolins at Brookfield Zoo. The scale covered mammal is one of the most heavily trafficked animals in the world (photo courtesy of Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo)

One of the white bellied pangolins at Brookfield Zoo. The scale covered mammal is one of the most heavily trafficked animals in the world (photo courtesy of Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo)

One More Thing: Amazing Arachnids

For this week’s ‘One More Thing’…First Light host Brian O'Keefe takes you out to Brookfield Zoo for the shows periodic ‘At The Zoo’ segment. This time around the focus of the trip is a special exhibit of spiders and scorpions.

 he ornamental baboon tarantula, which is found in Africa, is one of 100 arachnids that can be seen at Brookfield Zoo’s Amazing Arachnids exhibit (photo courtesy of Jim Schultz and The Chicago Zoological Society)

he ornamental baboon tarantula, which is found in Africa, is one of 100 arachnids that can be seen at Brookfield Zoo’s Amazing Arachnids exhibit (photo courtesy of Jim Schultz and The Chicago Zoological Society)

One More Thing: Saving Togo Slippery Frog

This week in the ‘One More Thing’ segment…First Light host Brian O'Keefe went behind the scenes at Brookfield Zoo for a look at a project to breed critically endangered Togo Slippery Frogs.

 One of the only Togo Slippery Frogs being kept in captivity in the United States at Brookfield Zoo (photo courtesy of Chicago Zoological Society)

One of the only Togo Slippery Frogs being kept in captivity in the United States at Brookfield Zoo (photo courtesy of Chicago Zoological Society)

 Some of the few Togo Slippery Frog eggs at Brookfield Zoo (photo courtesy of Chicago Zoological Society)

Some of the few Togo Slippery Frog eggs at Brookfield Zoo (photo courtesy of Chicago Zoological Society)