Advanced Imaging Brings New Standard of Care to Zoos

09/07/2018
  • Dr. Marina Ivančić is an ACVR board-certified radiologist at the Brookfield Zoo. This is the only zoo in the United States to have a full-time, board-certified veterinary radiologist.
  • Black Rhinoceros At Brookfield Zoo Undergoes Portable CT Scan - Procedure Required a Custom-Made Platform, a Front-End Loader, and a Dedicated Team. Layla, a 7½ -year-old, 2,300-pound eastern black rhinoceros who lives at Brookfield Zoo, underwent what is believed to be the first CT (computed tomography) scan ever performed on this species. See Images and Video.
  • An Orangutan and Her Infant Get a Health Checkup at the Brookfield Zoo - A healthy female adult orangutan and her infant get imaging done as part of their wellness checkups. See News Story.