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October 17, 2014
Photo of the Week: October 17

Have you seen the Chacoan peccaries at the Antelope & Zebra Area yet? As our Photo of the Week shows, their shovel-like snouts are good for digging up roots in the dry Gran Chaco region they call home.

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October 10, 2014
Gorilla House Guest

The zoo’s lowland gorilla bachelor troop has a fearless, new guest who’s made himself right at home in their exhibit. Who is he? Here’s a hint: he’s bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.

October 10, 2014
Who You Gonna Call?

The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man will rampage through the zoo’s South Lawn tonight. Just remember not to cross the streams after you power up your proton packs.

October 9, 2014
Post from the President--A New Baby Langur

The Francois' langur exhibit at the Helen Brach Primate House added a splash of color with the birth of a baby on September 30, President and CEO Kevin Bell shares.

October 9, 2014
What Kind of Squirrel Is That?

Which squirrel species is chattering at you from up in the trees? Zoo scientists share the secrets to distinguishing gray squirrels from fox squirrels—and outline how you can help map Chicago’s wildlife!

October 8, 2014
Fellowship on the Tundra

Binoculars at the ready, Lincoln Park Zoo director of education Allison Price is busy scanning the tundra for polar bears.

October 8, 2014
Halloween Scene

Put your hands in the air and give us a scare! It’s almost time for Lincoln Park Zoo’s Spooky Zoo Spectacular, taking place Saturday, October 25!

October 7, 2014
Blending In

Tawny frogmouths’ bark-colored feathers help these nocturnal birds blend into the trees as they nap the day away. Native to Australia, they use their large mouths to catch insects and small animals.

October 6, 2014
The Coolest Slumber Party Ever

Slumber parties are a favorite rite of childhood. Now imagine taking your son or daughter to a slumber party at Lincoln Park Zoo. Inside an animal house.

October 6, 2014
Holiday Camps for Kids

Looking for something special for your kids to do during the upcoming Columbus Day and Veterans Day holidays? Check out Lincoln Park Zoo’s day camps, which have fun animal activities for kids in pre-k to fourth grade!

October 3, 2014
Photo of the Week: October 3

An ostrich looks right into the camera in our Photo of the Week. The zoo’s two fantastic female flightless birds recently moved to the Antelope & Zebra Area in preparation for construction on our upcoming Polar Bear and Penguin Habitats.

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