Brookfield Zoo's oldest animal Adelaide a short-beaked Echidina turned 50 this week!
To celebrate, the zoo gave her a nutritious birthday cake topped with one of her favorite delicacies - wax worms.
The zoo shared the news on Instagram saying:
"Animal care staff and guests celebrated a milestone birthday for Brookfield Zoo’s oldest animal. Adelaide, a short-beaked echidna, turned 50 years old. In honor of her birthday, Adelaide was presented with a nutritious birthday cake topped with one of her favorite food items—wax worms. #wildlysurprising #50thbirthday #echidna #birthdayparty"