Featured Animals/Aquariums/Zoos/Wildlife

Brookfield Zoo

The Brookfield Zoo is a 216-acre zoo that is known worldwide for its naturalistic, multi-species exhibits. Field trips for Illinois schools are free every day. 8400 W. 31st St., Brookfield, IL 60513. Cook County. Tel: 708-688-8000. Cost: Free/Fee.... More Info

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Lincoln Park Zoo

2001 North Clark St., Chicago IL 60614. Offers students and scouts a chance to observe wildlife from across the globe right in the heart of Chicago, with 15 different exhibits and animal houses. The Nature Boardwalk is a preserved ecosystem in which visitors can view and learn about native birds, fish, and more. Fee.

Phillips Park Zoo

1000 Ray Moses Dr., Aurora, IL 60505. 630-256-3860. Phillips Park Zoo features about 100 animals of 41 different North American species, including owls, swans, goats, cougars, otters, and more. Groups can participate in a scavenger hunt while touring the zoo. Free.