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No elephants in Chicago. Brookfield Zoo sends away its last specimen, but says it's temporary
For the first time since 1889, there are no elephants in either Chicago zoo. On Wednesday, Brookfield Zoo shipped its lone female, Joyce, to a Six Flags park in New Jersey. Joyce, a 27-year-old African elephant, was lent by S...
2010-09-26   Chicago, United States Category: relocation

Ill. zoo seeks elephant despite opposition
Officials at a zoo in the Chicago suburb of Brookfield, Ill., say they are seeking an elephant to serve as a companion to their African elephant, Joyce. The Chicago Tribune said Friday while animal rights groups have openly o...
2010-02-05   Chicago, Illinois, United States Category: facility

Brookfield Zoo seeks a companion for its lone elephant, Joyce
Home to Share. West Suburbs. Seeking single female roommate for high-spirited, inquisitive middle-age female. Must be African by birth or descent, age not important. Must be social and vegetarian. Trumpeting a plus, the loude...
2010-02-05   Chicago, Illinois, United States Category: facility

No packing it in on pachyderms
When Christy, a 29-year-old African elephant, died at Brookfield Zoo on Dec. 22, 2009 it left the zoo without an elephant of its own for the first time in its 75 year history. And with its only remaining elephant on loan from...
2010-01-12   Chicago, Illinois, United States Category: zoo

Second elephant dies at Brookfield Zoo
An elephant died Tuesday at the Brookfield Zoo, making it the second elephant the zoo has lost in the last seven months. Christy, 29, was euthanized as a result of kidney failure, according to a zoo press release. Necropsy fi...
2009-12-23   Brookfield, United States Category: death

Brookfield Zoo's elephant gets new playmate
The newest resident of Brookfield Zoo is described by the staff as a "busybody" who loves splashing water, wallowing in mud and chowing down on oranges, watermelon and cantaloupe, but she's not exactly a kid. Joyce is a 26-ye...
2009-08-10   Chicago, Illinois, United States Category: relocation

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