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October 30, 2014
Winter and Spring Break Camp Registration Open to Public

Registration for our Winter Break Camp and Spring Break Camp is now open to the public and Lincoln Park Zoo members at individual and household levels.

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October 30, 2014
Winter and Spring Break Camp Registration Open to Public

Registration for our Winter Break Camp and Spring Break Camp is now open to the public and Lincoln Park Zoo members at individual and household levels.

October 29, 2014
We Still Need Help IDing Chicago Wildlife!

Which species are sniffing around Chicago’s backyards and wild places? Help zoo scientists ID 1 million photos of local wildlife, including this coyote, at www.chicagowildlifewatch.org!

October 28, 2014
Focus on Fall

Amazing animals and fall foliage are making for stunning views throughout the zoo! Thanks to guest Josh Mellin for sharing this colorful snapshot of African lion Sahar.

October 27, 2014
It Sure Beats Counting Sheep

Want to spend the night in an ape house? Adults with children ages 5–12 can sign up for our next Sleepover with the Animals and unroll their sleeping bags next to the gorilla and chimpanzee exhibits at Regenstein Center for African Apes!

October 24, 2014
Get Your Early Bird Tickets for BrewLights

On Wednesday, December 3, our inaugural BrewLights Presented by Louis Glunz Beer will welcome beer lovers for a night of glowing lights and tasty pours. Early bird tickets went on sale today—get yours before they’re gone!

October 24, 2014
Photo of the Week: October 24

Born September 30, our baby Francois’ langur is still cuddling up with mom—and is still bright orange, as our Photo of the Week shows! New arrivals for this endangered species keep their vibrant coats, which are thought to inspire care from other females in the group, for three to six months.

October 24, 2014
Wine & Wildlife: 10 Years of Amazing Ape Care

For 10 years Regenstein Center for African Apes has enabled cutting-edge care for gorillas and chimpanzees through innovative exhibit design.

October 23, 2014
Spooky Zoo Spectacular is This Saturday!

Spooky Zoo Spectacular is this Saturday from 11 a.m.–2 p.m.! The forecast calls for beautiful fall weather and a kaleidoscopic pageant of incredible costumes.

October 23, 2014
BBC One Highlights High-Tech Heart Care for Chimpanzees

Lincoln Park Zoo’s veterinary team is among the leaders in using internal EKG monitors to keep tabs on chimpanzee cardiac care. This clip from BBC One’s “Operation Wild” shares the high-tech approach to health.

October 23, 2014
Heads Up on Local Wildlife

Zoo biologist Liza Watson Lehrer offers a “heads up” on local wildlife, explaining how an animal’s head posture reflects its sense of risks in its environment.

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