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Monday, February 28, 2011

Vintage Brookfield Zoo Postcard

153 Bear Pit Brookfield Zoo Chicago Zoo postcard

The bear pit at the Brookfield Zoo, as depicted on a 1935 Curt Teich linen postcard. According to the excellent Brookfield Zoo and the Chicago Zoological Society, back in the day, they packed more animals into each enclosure to up the entertainment value for zoo visitors.

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