Lincoln Park Zoo

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April 24, 2014
Post from the President—Step into Spring

President and CEO Kevin Bell shares how spring is the perfect time to visit Chicago's free zoo. You can see daffodils and scilla in bloom and watch baby rhino King and baby gorillas Patty and Nayembi explore the outdoors.

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April 15, 2014
Rhino Bonding

Black rhino calf King shares a strong bond with first-time mom Kapuki—as is clearly apparent in this photo taken by Zoological Manager Laszlo Szilagyi.

April 14, 2014
Deadline Approaching for Teen Programs

The zoo offers a variety of summer opportunities for career-minded teens—from educating visitors about wildlife to shadowing zoo staff on their daily rounds.

April 11, 2014
Photo of the Week: April 11, 2014

One-year-old western lowland gorilla Nayembi nuzzles up to her mom Rollie in her family’s woodsy outdoor yard at Regenstein Center for African Apes.

April 10, 2014
Free Garden Tours Sprout this Saturday!

The forecast for Saturday morning calls for sunshine and low 70s—perfect for the zoo’s first Second Saturdays Garden Tour of the season!

April 10, 2014
Save on United Run for the Zoo Registration

Early registration discounts are available through Thursday, April 17, for United Run for the Zoo.

April 9, 2014
Gorilla Babies Head Out

Today's gorgeous spring weather prompted Kwan's gorilla troop to soak up some sun in their outdoor yard at Regenstein Center for African Apes.

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.

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