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December 1, 2015
Animated GIF: Owl Dives for Prey

Scientists with the zoo's Urban Wildlife Institute see plenty of awesome sights as they monitor Chicago wildlife, but nothing tops this sequence of a barred owl feasting on a bird.

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November 20, 2015
Buy Holiday Gifts for the Animals!

Don’t forget Lincoln Park Zoo’s animals in your holiday shopping!

November 20, 2015
Become a Member, Get ZooLights to Yourself!

What does Lincoln Park Zoo membership get you? For starters: Members-Only Night at ZooLights on Thursday, December 3, when zoo members have exclusive access to ZooLights Presented By ComEd and PowerShares QQQ!

November 19, 2015
Full Schedule for Ice Skating

Ice Skating at Lincoln Park Zoo Presented By PowerShares QQQ opens for the season Friday, November 27, at the Farm-in-the-Zoo! Here’s the full schedule.

November 19, 2015
New Site to Study Wild Gorillas

By adding the Mondika field site under its umbrella, the Goualougo Triangle Ape Project now enjoys an unprecedented opportunity to study the complexities of wild gorilla groups. Get a closer look at this amazing wilderness.

November 19, 2015
Post from the President--Ape Updates from Africa

The Goualougo Triangle is home to some of world's wildest chimpanzees and gorillas. President and CEO Kevin Bell shares how zoo scientists have spent more than a decade observing these amazing animals.

November 18, 2015
Video: Studying Congo's Chimpanzees and Gorillas

What’s it like to study gorillas and chimpanzees in one of the most remote places on Earth? Al Jazeera English correspondent John Hendren interviews zoo scientist Dave Morgan about 15 years in the Goualougo Triangle.

November 18, 2015
Almost Time to Shine

Ready for Lincoln Park Zoo's annual holiday spectacular? ZooLights Presented By ComEd and PowerShares QQQ starts shining November 27!

November 18, 2015
Slideshow: Camp Life in Congo

The Goualougo Triangle Ape Project is a remote field-study site in the Republic of Congo where researchers study wild gorillas and chimpanzees who share this one-of-a-kind, pristine ecosystem.

November 18, 2015
Ecology Made Easy

You can help zoo scientists document wildlife across the Chicago area—without stepping away from your computer!

November 17, 2015
Palm Oil--A Growing Concern for African Apes

Clearcutting for palm oil plantations threatens efforts to conserve wild gorillas and chimpanzees in the Republic of Congo. Sharon Dewar shares how Lincoln Park Zoo experts are helping to plan a sustainable path forward.

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