Lincoln Park Zoo

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October 6, 2015
Is Lincoln Park Zoo Haunted?

Find out on October 22 as Chicago ghostlore expert Ursula Bielski presents a paranormal overview of spectral stories and phenomena attributed to locations across zoo grounds.

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September 29, 2015
A DreamNight for Special Guests

Earlier this month, our DreamNight event let families with children with chronic healthcare needs visit Lincoln Park Zoo after hours. More than 80 people joined us for this free, invitation-only event, enjoying zoo fun and an open, accepting atmosphere.

September 29, 2015
Fall Fest Starts Friday!

Where can your kids ride a Ferris wheel next to ostriches? Navigate a corn maze alongside Chilean flamingos? Wander through a pumpkin patch near an Amur tiger?

September 28, 2015
Honoring World Rabies Day

Today is ‪World Rabies Day‬. Through its Serengeti Health Initiative in Tanzania, Lincoln Park Zoo continues to make a significant contribution to the global fight against this deadly disease.

September 25, 2015
FSC Friday Fun!

What better pic for #FSCFriday than gorilla Bana enjoying some FSC-themed enrichment?

September 25, 2015
Photo of the Week: Friday, September 25, 2015

Our Photo of the Week: Addison, a 3-month-old female red panda cub, gets her closeup during a recent physical exam by zoo vets.

September 25, 2015
Baby Sloth Spotlight

Looks like our baby sloth is working on its ‪#‎Halloween costume! Try to spot the little one at Regenstein Small Mammal–Reptile House this weekend. ‪

September 24, 2015
Red Panda Cubs Update

Clark and Addison, the zoo’s red panda cubs, had another physical exam by the zoo’s vets on Tuesday.

September 24, 2015
Celebrate Fiesta Familiar at the Zoo!

Join the largest Hispanic family event of its kind in the Midwest as Hoy hosts Fiesta Familiar at the zoo this Saturday!

September 24, 2015
Post from the President--Leaders in Learning

Lincoln Park Zoo’s Partners in Fieldwork program earned Top Honors in Education at the 2015 Association of Zoos and Aquariums Annual Conference! President and CEO Kevin Bell shares how this recognition reflects the zoo's emphasis on conservation and education.

September 23, 2015
Meet the Zoo’s Newest Baby!

In 2004, the zoo welcomed Kutaka, a baby black-and-white colobus monkey. Last week, an adult Kutaka delivered the first colobus monkey at the zoo since her own arrival 11 years ago.

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