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March 2, 2015
Whiskered Away

One of our harbor seals seems to be all whiskers in this photo from Assistant Lead Keeper Jill Dignan! The sensitive hairs let the aquatic predators detect sound waves—and prey—underwater.

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March 2, 2015
Whiskered Away

One of our harbor seals seems to be all whiskers in this photo from Assistant Lead Keeper Jill Dignan! The sensitive hairs let the aquatic predators detect sound waves—and prey—underwater.

March 2, 2015
Good Morning, Gorilla!

Need something cute to jumpstart Monday morning? How about female gorilla Bahati holding her new baby AND a favorite treat: some red peppers!

February 28, 2015
Week in Review: February 28

It was a busy and wonderful week at Chicago's free zoo. See all the highlights here, from a new baby gorilla to a red panda sniffing the snow.

February 27, 2015
You Want Baby Gorilla Video?

We'll give you baby gorilla video! Below is a super-cut of all our footage of the new arrival, a little girl born to silverback Kwan and female Bahati February 24.

February 27, 2015
Photo of the Week: February 27

Our Photo of the Week—surprise, surprise—features our new baby gorilla snuggling with mom Bahati. Learn all about the new arrival!

February 27, 2015
Checking Out the Baby Gorilla

How's big sister Patty reacting to a new baby in the gorilla group? See for yourself in this video of the 2-year-old checking out the new kid.

February 27, 2015
Post from the President--A New Baby Gorilla

On Tuesday morning, Lincoln Park Zoo welcomed its 52nd baby gorilla as female Bahati gave birth at Regenstein Center for African Apes. President and CEO Kevin Bell has all the details on the zoo's newest—and cutest—arrival.

February 26, 2015
Ice Skating at the Zoo Ends this Weekend!

Haven’t made it over to our family-friendly rink at the Farm-in-the-Zoo yet? You’ve only got three more days to glide!

February 26, 2015
Meet Mito

Female Mito seems to have the most vibrantly colored face of all the snow monkeys in the new troop at Regenstein Macaque Forest. Meet all the macaques with our special introduction!

February 26, 2015
A Lizard's Lance

Male Meller’s chameleons use the horns on their snouts to compete for mates. The juvenile pictured here is one of the newest residents at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House.

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