Lincoln Park Zoo

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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.

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April 8, 2014
Snakes on a Plain

Smooth green snakes are small in size but big in importance to restoring prairie habitat in northern Illinois.

April 8, 2014
Spend the Night at the Zoo!

Want to camp out at the zoo this summer? Families with children ages 5-12 can join us to Sleep Under the Skyscrapers! Open registration starts tomorrow at 10 a.m.

April 7, 2014
Thank You, Zoo Volunteers!

It’s National Volunteer Appreciation Week! That’s a big deal at Lincoln Park Zoo where volunteers contribute in a variety of ways 365 days a year.

April 4, 2014
Photo of the Week: April 4, 2014

A trumpeter swan earns a closeup portrait in our Photo of the Week.

April 4, 2014
Spring Break Safari!

Spots are still available in our April 14–18 Spring Break Camp for kids in pre-K to fourth grade!

April 3, 2014
Post from the President--Trading Tokens

The zoo's chimpanzees have spent the past year trading tokens for treats in a voluntary research project. Whether they're taking the easy deal or hoarding for a big haul, these complex apes are showing us how they balance "work" and rewards, President and CEO Kevin Bell shares.

April 2, 2014
Hop to It

Lincoln Park Zoo’s Easter Egg-Stravaganza offers hare-raising fun for the whole family on Saturday, April 19!

March 31, 2014
Here Comes the Sun

And we say it’s alright. On this beautiful spring day it’s wonderful to see folks strolling the grounds in short sleeves, like this young guest visiting the Baringo giraffes at the Kovler African Savanna, located at Regenstein African Journey. Plan your visit soon!

March 28, 2014
Photo of the Week: March 28

A close-up of an American kestrel at the Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo is our Photo of the Week. Found in North and South America (as the name implies), this small falcon feeds on large insects and small birds and mammals.

March 26, 2014
A Camel Close-Up

It’ll be shedding season soon for the Bactrian camels at the Antelope & Zebra Area! Learn how the species lives in the wild—and gets ready for spring in Chicago.

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