Lincoln Park Zoo

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July 24, 2014
Video: Monitoring the Massasaugas

Every spring, zoo scientists head to Michigan to catch up with a population of eastern massasauga rattlesnakes. Watch a video to see how this wild fieldwork helps a local species in need of conservation.

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July 24, 2014
Video: Monitoring the Massasaugas

Every spring, zoo scientists head to Michigan to catch up with a population of eastern massasauga rattlesnakes. Watch a video to see how this wild fieldwork helps a local species in need of conservation.

July 23, 2014
Adults Night Out, Part Two!

On the heels of our first Adults Night Out on June 6, our second offering on Friday, August 8, will feature more bars and a full schedule of activities including animal expert chats and fun enrichment for the animals.

July 23, 2014
DNAinfo Chicago Profiles Dave Bernier
Celebrating 25 years of animal care--thanks to DNAinfo.com Chicago for a great profile of general curator Dave Bernier!
July 22, 2014
Racecar Drive-In Movie

Get ready for some Ricky Bobby shake-and-bake Thursday night as Lincoln Park Zoo shifts into summer movie mode with “Talladega Nights”—the first of four free Zoovies screenings this season.

July 21, 2014
Zooming in on Zookeepers

To celebrate National Zoo Keeper Week, which runs from July 20–26, we’ve created a photo slideshow of Lincoln Park Zoo’s keepers keeping it real for the zoo’s animals!

July 21, 2014
Sip and Stroll After-Hours at the Zoo

Sipping wine on a summer night amidst the zoo’s lush gardens after the crowds have left is just one appetizing aspect of our Wine & Wildflowers Garden Party on Wednesday, July 30.

July 20, 2014
Garden Volunteers

More than 100 dedicated volunteers donate their time and effort to make the zoo home to an eclectic display of beautiful flowers and plants.

July 20, 2014
Swinging Daxin

Baby white-cheeked gibbon Daxin is caught here swinging from rope to branch in his changing coat of fur.

July 19, 2014
Animals Pairing Up

Zoo matchmaking is an expert affair. See how species from crowned lemurs to lesser green broadbills pair up in a recent magazine article.

July 19, 2014
Newborn Swan Goslings
The zoo is very excited to have six new swan goslings join the Waterfowl Lagoon recently.
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