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October 22, 2014
Nayembi's Journey

As Nayembi gets ready for her second birthday, Curator of Primates Maureen Leahy shares how the growing gorilla recovered from an injury as a baby—and is thriving with her family today!

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October 11, 2014
Happy Birthday to Patty!

Today we wish a very happy birthday to baby gorilla Patty, who turns 2 at Regenstein Center for African Apes. When she's not peering down from the treetops, the growing gorilla can be seen playing with half-sister Nayembi, mom Bana, dad Kwan and the rest of the troop.

October 10, 2014
Photo of the Week: October 10, 2014

Perched amid the leafy, green foliage in his home at the Regenstein Birds of Prey Exhibit, the zoo’s male snowy owl, Stanley, presents a striking profile in our Photo of the Week.

October 10, 2014
One Wild Shopping List

Ever shop for a zebra herd? Four alpacas? Two hungry hippos? Here’s your big chance.

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.

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