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October 2, 2014
Post from the President--Ready to Ride

The new Lionel Train Adventure has lifted its gates Lincoln Park Zoo, and the fun on track for opening weekend includes special giveaways. President and CEO Kevin Bell has the details.

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October 2, 2014
Post from the President--Ready to Ride

The new Lionel Train Adventure has lifted its gates Lincoln Park Zoo, and the fun on track for opening weekend includes special giveaways. President and CEO Kevin Bell has the details.

September 30, 2014
Singin’ in the Train

Choo-choo! Bring your little ones to the zoo on Thursday, October 2, for the grand opening of the Lionel Train Adventure.

September 29, 2014
Heeeere’s Zoovies!

Don’t miss our last free outdoor movie screening of the season this Friday night: a double feature of “Ghostbusters” and “The Shining”!

September 28, 2014
Help Fight Rabies a World Away
September 26, 2014
Photo of the Week: September 26, 2014

Our Photo of the Week: Jack, a 9-month-old red kangaroo joey, forages among the plants in his family’s yard at the Antelope & Zebra Area.

September 26, 2014
Rabies Remains a Threat

World Rabies Day may not be on everyone’s calendar in the United States, but this deadly virus remains a threat around the world, zoo scientist Anna Czupryna shares.

September 26, 2014
Spooky, Kooky Double Feature

Halloween fun starts early at the zoo with a special double feature of “Ghostbusters” and “The Shining” for the season’s final Zoovies movie night on Friday, October 3!

September 25, 2014
Post from the President--Chimpanzee Cues

Chimpanzees reared as pets and performers have trouble fitting in with their peers later in life, President and CEO Kevin Bell shares. It's the latest zoo research underscoring why these amazing apes do best in natural social groups.

September 25, 2014
Get Ready for Zoo Ghost Tours

Join us on select dates in October for an after-hours ghost tour with paranormal investigator Ursula Bielski. Our guide will share the zoo's cemetery roots, highlight a 19th-century "Suicide Bridge" and identify which animal house is most likely to be haunted.

September 24, 2014
World Rabies Day Series

With World Rabies Day happening on September 28, researcher Anna Czupryna gives an overview of the critical work being done halfway across the world to combat this problem.

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