One More Thing: Brookfield Bears

Maybe it’s because Chicago isn’t in it, but it’s a good bet two of Brookfield Zoo’s Bears will sleep right through the Super Bowl. I visited the 'Great Bear Wilderness' exhibit at the zoo recently with curator of mammals Amy Roberts

Brookfield Zoo's brown bear sleeping through the winter months Photo courtesy of Brookfield Zoo

Brookfield Zoo's brown bear sleeping through the winter months
Photo courtesy of Brookfield Zoo

Chicago's winter...no big deal for Brookfield's Polar Bear

Chicago's winter...no big deal for Brookfield's Polar Bear

LSSU Adds To The Banished Words List

If you're sick of hearing people say "nothingburger," "impactful," "drill down," and "pre-owned" you're not alone. Those are just a few of the newly-banished words and phrases for over-use,
mis-use, and general useless-ness. For this week's One More Think, Illinois Public Radio's Herb Trix spoke with the language guardians at Lake Superior State University in Michigan.

Photo courtesy of WVIK Radio

Photo courtesy of WVIK Radio

Brookfield Zoo Works To Boost The Population of Blanding's Turtles

THE CHICAGO ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY AND DUPAGE FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT ARE GIVING BABY BLANDING'S TURTLES A 'HEAD START' AT AN OFF-EXHIBIT AREA AT BROOKFIELD ZOO. FIRST LIGHT HOST BRIAN O'KEEFE GOT A BEHIND THE SCENES LOOK AT THE PROJECT FOR THIS WEEK'S 'AT THE ZOO' SEGMENT

photo courtesy of brookfield zoo

photo courtesy of brookfield zoo