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March 5, 2015
Blast from the Past

Older Chicagoans may recall that the late Marlin Perkins—host of TV’s pioneering nature program “Wild Kingdom”—was the director of Lincoln Park Zoo from 1944–1962.

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March 5, 2015
Blast from the Past

Older Chicagoans may recall that the late Marlin Perkins—host of TV’s pioneering nature program “Wild Kingdom”—was the director of Lincoln Park Zoo from 1944–1962.

March 4, 2015
ADOPT the Baby Gorilla!

Want to celebrate the zoo’s newest arrival? ADOPT the baby gorilla and support care for her entire family!

March 4, 2015
Meet Miyagi

This male snow monkey is the second largest member of the new troop at Regenstein Macaque Forest, weighing in at 25 pounds. He spends nearly all his time with Izumi, the dominant female in the group.

March 4, 2015
Video: Small in the Family

Zoo professionals strongly advise dedicating a moment every day to view short video clips of outrageously adorable baby gorillas. Who are we to disagree?

March 4, 2015
Spotted Hyenas: Where Are They Now?

Thika and Kai, the male spotted hyenas who used to live at Lincoln Park Zoo, are still together and doing well.

March 3, 2015
Summer Camp Open Registration is Tomorrow!

Open registration for summer camp at Lincoln Park Zoo begins tomorrow at 10 a.m.!

March 3, 2015
Happy World Wildlife Day

What better way to celebrate World Wildlife Day than with a look at lion Sahar's mane? This global event reminds us of the wonders of wildlife—and the fact that we need to work together to conserve it.

March 3, 2015
One Week In

This photo was taken at 6:57 a.m., exactly one week (to the minute!) from the birth our precious new gorilla arrival. Bahati and her new baby girl are both doing well. #FromACurator

March 2, 2015
Video: Baby Gorilla Closeup

And now, without further ado, here is your baby gorilla girl video clip of the day.

March 2, 2015
Whiskered Away

One of our harbor seals seems to be all whiskers in this photo from Assistant Lead Keeper Jill Dignan! The sensitive hairs let the aquatic predators detect sound waves—and prey—underwater.

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