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December 23, 2014
Join the Family Polar Party Next Sunday!

Heading to ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank with the kids next weekend? Come on Sunday, December 28, and double your holiday fun by signing up for our Family Polar Party!

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December 23, 2014
Join the Family Polar Party Next Sunday!

Heading to ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank with the kids next weekend? Come on Sunday, December 28, and double your holiday fun by signing up for our Family Polar Party!

December 23, 2014
The Right Tail for the Task

Animal tails come in all sizes, shapes and functions. We take a closer look at some amazing animal appendages in this Lincoln Park Zoo magazine feature.

December 22, 2014
ZooLights Schedule Reminder

ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank will take a break on December 24 and 25, but the lights will shine after that from December 26 to January 4.

December 22, 2014
Treat the Zoo’s Animals to Special Holiday Gifts

What kind of ball is tough enough for a playful black bear? One made from heavy-duty firehose and hardware! You can chip in for one for the zoo’s black bears, Papa and Kitai, during this season of giving by shopping our year-end holiday Wish List.

December 19, 2014
Win a Behind-the-Scenes Tour at the Zoo!

ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank is one big merry-glow-round of illuminated holiday fun. Even more so if you’re the lucky winner of a behind-the-scenes tour at the zoo!

December 19, 2014
Photo of the Week: December 19

Puma Bexookee gets into the holiday spirit in our Photo of the Week! Piñatas from our expert Volunteer Enrichment Group engage the animals—and encourage natural behaviors.

December 18, 2014
Hoppy Holidays to You

Hoppy holidays are on tap at Louis Glunz Beer’s holiday brew stop during ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank.

December 18, 2014
Photo Slideshow: Wild Chimpanzees in Uganda

Meet Zig, an inhabitant of the Budongo Forest Reserve in northwest Uganda. The male chimpanzee, who lost his right eye in a dominance battle with another male, is in his late teens but appears much older due to the general hardships of life in the wild.

December 17, 2014
Tag, You’re It! (Or Are You?)

The plot thickens—along x and y axes—in the latest project launched by the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute.

December 17, 2014
Ticket to Glide

Ice Skating at Lincoln Park Zoo glides on at the Farm-in-the-Zoo throughout the holiday season—and actually, all the way to March 1.

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