The Chicago Department of Aviation has awarded a contract for sustainable grazing services for Chicago International Airport.
That means that instead of paying humans to take care of their lawns, they're going to have a herd of goats take care of it!!
Yes, that's a real thing that's going to be happening!
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Chicago's oldest pet store is switching things up!
Sonja Raymond and her family have been the proprietors of Collar And Leash since 1956, but they have announced they will no longer be buying puppies from puppy mills.
Here's what the store owner said:
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This dog is one lucky pup!
The cast on Chicago Fire rescued a dog, but didn't stop there!
They made the pooch, named Pouch, a regular on the television show - it didn't have to audition or anything!
Hear the creator explain it:
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Sad…really messed up and sad….
As reported last week, Chicago alderman James Cappleman hired an Indiana farmer to round up the pigeons on the
skies streets of the Windy City.
Turns out that this farmer actually wanted the pigeons for live pigeon shoots!!!!
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Meet Cruz, a cute California sea lion will take your breath and steal your heart!!!
The baby sea lion was rescued by the Marine Mammal Center in California last July, his vision gone in both eyes due to gunshot wounds.
The disabled cutie is now at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium where he is trained with a rattle to help him see.
Awwww….we just want to swim with Cruz sooooooo bad!!!!
We'll be your eyes, little one!!! JUST PLAY WITH US!!!!
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Chicago has found an odd method for getting rid of the pigeons that are plaguing the city.
They're deporting them! To Indiana.
A Chicago alderman had already proposed a $1,000 fine for feeding the birds.
Now his office has confirmed that they are removing the pigeons.
A spokesperson said:
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Everyone is going wombat shiz crazy at the Brookfield Zoo.
There are only 10 Southern hairy nose wombats in North America, and the little cuties at Chicago's Brookfield Zoo are too PRESCHUZZ!!
A new joey is unnamed at the moment, but she's out of the pouch and exploring her new world!
This is the 16th successful wombat birth at the zoo and the staffers hope there is a lot more where this joey came from!
Congrats to the Brookfield Zoo on another super Aussie baby cutie!
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