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February 28, 2015
Week in Review: February 28

It was a busy and wonderful week at Chicago's free zoo. See all the highlights here, from a new baby gorilla to a red panda sniffing the snow.

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February 24, 2015
A Snowy Species Drifts into Chicago

This winter’s plunging temperatures and snow don’t bother this Chicago resident one bit.

February 24, 2015
The Zoo Is Prepared for the Flu

A bird flu outbreak would be bad news for critically endangered species like Bali mynahs…which is why the zoo has created the Zoo Animal Health Network to stand watch. See how zoos are ready for anything!

February 23, 2015
Age Spots in Reverse

Young yellow-spotted Amazon River turtles have bright yellow spots on their head. This guy came to Lincoln Park Zoo in 1973...hence, no spots. #FromACurator

February 20, 2015
Photo of the Week: February 20

Here’s a close-up on the new Meller’s chameleon at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House for our #PhotoOfTheWeek. Each eye can move independently to spot small prey!

February 20, 2015
Signs in the Snow

Cabin fever isn’t a factor for researchers with the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute (UWI), who’ve spent the winter trudging through snow across the Chicago area to monitor wildlife.

February 20, 2015
Aardvark Asleep

As this photo #FromACurator shows, our female aardvark, Patsy, just loves sleeping in….although she is nocturnal!

February 19, 2015
Cabin Fever Cure: Think Rink

The forecast calls for low 30s on Saturday, and the zoo’s rink at the Farm-in-the-Zoo will be open for $5 glides!

February 19, 2015
Madagascar Hissing Cockroach Molting

The Madagascar hissing cockroaches at Regenstein African Journey blend into the walls of their exhibit...unless they've just molted, as this photo #FromACurator shows.

February 18, 2015
Where Did the Snow Monkeys Come From?

Where did the zoo’s new snow monkeys come from? Scientist Steve Ross offers an expert look back at their origins in Inuyama, Japan.

February 18, 2015
Tickets Now On Sale for Easter Egg-Stravaganza!

Tickets are now on sale for Lincoln Park Zoo’s Easter Egg-Stravaganza, our family-friendly, holiday-weekend celebration on Saturday, April 4!

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