Lincoln Park Zoo

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April 24, 2014
Post from the President—Step into Spring

President and CEO Kevin Bell shares how spring is the perfect time to visit Chicago's free zoo. You can see daffodils and scilla in bloom and watch baby rhino King and baby gorillas Patty and Nayembi explore the outdoors.

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April 24, 2014
New Baby for Sichuan Takin Herd

The Sichuan takin herd at the Antelope & Zebra Area has just welcomed a new baby! The new arrival, a male, was born yesterday afternoon to female Jinse. After receiving his check-up this morning, the calf has joined the herd on exhibit, including mom, older brother Mengyao, half-sibling Xing Fu and female Mei Li.

April 23, 2014
ADOPT a Chimpanzee!

The zoo’s support for chimpanzees is vast and multifaceted. You can contribute to these efforts with a special chimpanzee ADOPT gift package.

April 22, 2014
Better Than Counting Sheep

Normally, we discourage visitors from blowing up air mattresses to catch a few z’s inside the zoo’s animal houses.

April 22, 2014
Happy Earth Day!

Thanks to friends of the zoo for everything you do to conserve our planet—and its precious wildlife.

April 21, 2014
Raise a Toast to Turtles

Spaces are still available for this Thursday evening’s Wine & Wildlife: Prairie Pioneers presentation!

April 18, 2014
Photo of the Week: April 18

Black rhino Kapuki and baby King get down for a good wallow in the mud in our Photo of the Week! Thanks to Keeper Cassy Kutilek for the picture.

April 18, 2014
Spring into Action on Earth Day Weekend

Celebrate Earth Day Weekend with the zoo on Sunday, April 27, at our Spring into Action program.

April 18, 2014
Tuning in to Goualougo

Forest elephant alarm systems made from tin cans aren’t enough to keep the imagination from running wild at night deep in the Congo forest.

April 17, 2014
Who's Jammin' at the Zoo This Summer?

Kristian Bush, half of the platinum-selling country duo Sugarland, will play on the zoo's Main Mall June 26, with Jana Kramer opening. Members can buy tickets on April 24, one day before the general public. We'll also have a second concert to announce soon, so stay tuned!

April 16, 2014
Bustling Boardwalk

Join us for our next Morning Safari on Saturday, April 26! Explore Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo with a zoo horticulturist and a scientist from the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute.

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