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August 20, 2014
Zoovies “Harry Potter” Screening Rescheduled

Attention, wizards and muggles: We’ve decided to cancel tomorrow night’s free Zoovies screening of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” and reschedule it for Thursday, August 28, due to an inclement weather forecast.

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August 20, 2014
Zoovies “Harry Potter” Screening Rescheduled

Attention, wizards and muggles: We’ve decided to cancel tomorrow night’s free Zoovies screening of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” and reschedule it for Thursday, August 28, due to an inclement weather forecast.

August 20, 2014
Marking a Milestone

In case you missed it--we were happy to celebrate our 100,000th like on Facebook this weekend with a little extra enrichment for African lion Sahar! Thanks to everyone who follows along to support Lincoln Park Zoo's mission of conservation, education and care.

August 19, 2014
Still Summer Sounds at the Patio

The Patio at Café Brauer is the perfect place to close out summer. There’s delicious food, a gorgeous pondside view and live jazz and classical performances select nights until September 11!

August 19, 2014
Video: Cashew’s 30th Birthday Party

The zoo celebrated the 30th birthday of female chimpanzee Cashew yesterday with treat-stuffed piñata enrichment for her entire troop.

August 17, 2014
Saying Goodbye to Anana

In this special slideshow we highlight Anana's living environment as well as her history at Lincoln Park Zoo, shortly before we say "goodbye" in anticipation of a new, state-of-the-art Polar Bear Habitat.

August 17, 2014
100,000 Facebook Likes

African lion Sahar digs into some enrichment to celebrate Lincoln Park Zoo's 100,000th "like" on Facebook! Thanks to everyone who supports Chicago's free zoo—and our mission of conservation, education and care.

August 16, 2014
August Wish List
Baby gibbon Daxin celebrates his first birthday today! Stop by the Helen Brach Primate House to see the active youngster practice his vine-swinging technique. Wish Daxin a happy birthday by buying him and other zoo animals a special treat on this month’s Wish List!
August 16, 2014
Daxin's First Birthday

Today is young white-cheeked gibbon Daxin's first birthday! Come see the great enrichment he received as a gift at Helen Brach Primate House.

August 15, 2014
Plan Ahead for a Crowded Weekend

The Chicago Air and Water Show is this weekend. It will be extremely crowded at and around the zoo due to our proximity to the event’s prime viewing area along the lakefront. We recommend taking public transit, bicycling or walking to get here!

August 15, 2014
Photo of the Week: August 15

A Bali mynah in the McCormick Bird House seems ready to sing in our Photo of the Week. This colorful species is critically endangered in the wild due to collecting for the illegal pet trade.

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