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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!

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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.

February 25, 2015
Taza Time

A rocky ledge in his outdoor yard provides a cozy observation point for male snow leopard Taza. Learn how you can support this amazing new arrival too.

February 24, 2015
Red Panda Sniffs the Snow

One of our new red pandas gets nose to nose with snow. You can learn more about Phoenix and Leafa in our latest Post from the President!

February 24, 2015
A Snowy Species Drifts into Chicago

This winter’s plunging temperatures and snow don’t bother this Chicago resident one bit.

February 24, 2015
The Zoo Is Prepared for the Flu

A bird flu outbreak would be bad news for critically endangered species like Bali mynahs…which is why the zoo has created the Zoo Animal Health Network to stand watch. See how zoos are ready for anything!

February 23, 2015
Age Spots in Reverse

Young yellow-spotted Amazon River turtles have bright yellow spots on their head. This guy came to Lincoln Park Zoo in 1973...hence, no spots. #FromACurator

February 20, 2015
Photo of the Week: February 20

Here’s a close-up on the new Meller’s chameleon at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House for our #PhotoOfTheWeek. Each eye can move independently to spot small prey!

February 20, 2015
Signs in the Snow

Cabin fever isn’t a factor for researchers with the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute (UWI), who’ve spent the winter trudging through snow across the Chicago area to monitor wildlife.

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