The Chicago Bears are the playoffs, and Chicago's actual bears
are getting geared up as well.
Axhl and Jim, the Brookfield Zoo's 16-year-old grizzly
bears, showed just where their loyalties lay in this Sunday's NFC
Championship game between Chicago and Green Bay.
See video and photos (right)
The zoo's staff made a paper-mâché
cheesehead hat and football sporting the Packers' logo and
filled them with meat and vegetables. As soon as they were let out
into their yard, the 900-plus-pound grizzlies went to
Here's hoping the real-life Bears bring the same intensity
You can visit Jim and Axhl at Brookfield Zoo's Great Bear
Wilderness, open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Watch
a video here.
It was a pretty big week for the Brookfield Zoo, which
earlier this week announced the birth of 10
endangered African dog pups. The pups are currently off exhibit
with their mother Kim, 6, father Digger, 4, and Digger's brother
See more of Liz's stories here.
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