Lincoln Park Zoo

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April 21, 2015
Helping Hyenas

Time for a nap? Scientist Anna Czupryna shares this shot of hyenas cooling off in Serengeti National Park. A Lincoln Park Zoo-led vaccination campaign protects these predators from diseases like rabies and distemper.

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April 21, 2015
Helping Hyenas

Time for a nap? Scientist Anna Czupryna shares this shot of hyenas cooling off in Serengeti National Park. A Lincoln Park Zoo-led vaccination campaign protects these predators from diseases like rabies and distemper.

April 20, 2015
Anything Left?

2-year-old gorilla Patty eyeballs two “puzzle feeders” for any gelatin she may have missed. Having the apes exercise their minds and fingers for treats is one tactic to keep them active and engaged.

April 20, 2015
A Very Special Evening Presentation

Don’t miss this Thursday night’s special Wine & Wildlife presentation: Designing a Home for Snow Monkeys.

April 20, 2015
Similar Seasons a Globe Apart

In terms of temperature, Chicago is a match for the snow monkeys’ native home in Japan. Both habitats have steamy summers and snowy winters, making the macaques at home here in all four seasons.

April 17, 2015
Greet Green Thumbs

As trees bud and daffodils bloom, it’s a perfect time to thank our garden volunteers for all the work they do to keep the zoo beautiful. #NationalVolunteerWeek

April 17, 2015
Photo of the Week: April 17

A close look at baby gorilla Bella shows two tiny teeth in our Photo of the Week! Thanks to Assistant Lead Keeper Janice McNernie for the pic of the 7-week-old.

April 17, 2015
Become a Long-Running Zoo Supporter

Want to support the zoo and snag a guaranteed spot in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon? Join the LPZoo 26.2 marathon team today! But hurry—the deadline to join is noon on Tuesday, April 21.

April 16, 2015
A Watchful Dog

Ola, one of our African wild dogs, keeps an eye on things at Regenstein African Journey. ‪#‎FromACurator‬

April 16, 2015
Great Guides

Want to make the most of your visit? One of our Guest Relations Volunteers is always happy to show you what’s new at the zoo! #NationalVolunteerWeek

April 16, 2015
A Landmark Look-Back

The zoo’s iconic Eadie Levy’s Landmark Café, built in 1899, has been a popular hub of activity for a very long time—as this historic photo shows.

We plan to keep it that way!

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