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April 24, 2015
Spring Skyline

The view from the Lester E. Fisher Bridge is one of our favorites…and it’s thankfully starting to show signs of spring! Come see for yourself this weekend.

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April 24, 2015
Spring Skyline

The view from the Lester E. Fisher Bridge is one of our favorites…and it’s thankfully starting to show signs of spring! Come see for yourself this weekend.

April 24, 2015
Photo of the Week: April 24

Baby gorilla Bella hits the two-month mark today! As our Photo of the Week shows, she’s getting plenty of love from family members, including big sister Patty.

April 24, 2015
See the Animals Rip Apart Piñatas!

We’re giving fun, edible piñatas to the animals this Saturday and Sunday as part of our annual Earth Day-related Party for the Planet!

April 24, 2015
Zoo’s Head Vet Profiled in Chicago Tribune

Kathryn Gamble, D.V.M., the zoo’s Dr. Lester E. Fisher Director of Veterinary Medicine, was recently profiled in a Chicago Tribune article.

April 23, 2015
A "Twin" Takin for a Big Birthday

Today was Sichuan takin Kalsang’s first birthday, and he received a cardboard “twin” as a present. As often happens, though, big half-brother Xing Fu took over the extra enrichment…eating it for good measure.

April 22, 2015
Conserving Wildlife for Earth Day

This Earth Day, see how zoos—including us—are conserving wildlife with this open letter from Dr. Cristian Samper, President and CEO of the Wildlife Conservation Society.

April 22, 2015
More Milestones for Baby Gorilla

Here’s another close-up on baby gorilla Bella from Assistant Lead Keeper Janice McNernie. The little gorilla, who hits the 2-month mark Friday, is starting to get some “tummy time” in her habitat.

April 21, 2015
Five Years of Urban Wildlife Biodiversity Monitoring

From coyotes to chipmunks, the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute has mapped the Chicago ecosystem for five years now. Director Seth Magle shares some discoveries—as well as big plans ahead.

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.

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