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November 24, 2014
Star Treatment for Zoo Members

Lincoln Park Zoo members will receive star treatment in more ways than one during Members-Only Night at ZooLights on Thursday, December 4.

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November 17, 2014
Video: Meal Time for Meerkats

Mealworms don’t last long in the meerkat exhibit at the zoo’s Regenstein African Journey.

November 14, 2014
Photo of the Week: November 14, 2014

Amare and Mosi—two members of the zoo’s bachelor gorilla group—wrestle with bared teeth in our Photo of the Week. The growing adolescents often engage in such play bouts to test their strengths and build social bonds.

November 14, 2014
Chicago Canine Close-Up

Coyotes, red foxes and gray foxes—zoo research intern Maria Jazmin Rios introduces Chicago’s wild canines, which you can ID with Chicago Wildlife Watch!

November 13, 2014
Post from the President--Polar Bear and Penguin Prep

Demolition is beginning to lay the groundwork for the upcoming African penguin habitat and Walter Family Arctic Tundra. President and CEO Kevin Bell shares the details, along with a look back at the old "Bear Line."

November 13, 2014
More Myra Memories

A throwback photo in honor of female lion Myra. Here she is with cubs Hubert, Milly and Reilly back in 1999.

November 12, 2014
Farewell to Female Lion Myra

Lincoln Park Zoo is sad to say goodbye to a beloved member of the zoo family. Geriatric female lion Myra was humanely euthanized yesterday after a decline in health that irreversibly compromised the elderly predator’s quality of life.

November 11, 2014
We’re Making a List, Checking it Twice...

Turns out all the animals at Lincoln Park Zoo are nice! Share the spirit of the season by including them in your holiday shopping—just pick something from our holiday Wish List.

November 11, 2014
Photo Slideshow: Baby Gorilla Birthday Party!

Growing gorilla girls Patty and Nayembi recently celebrated their second birthdays with a big party for their family troop at the zoo’s Regenstein Center for African Apes.

November 10, 2014
Architecture for Apes

Tickets are still available for Thursday night’s special Wine & Wildlife presentation at Regenstein Center for African Apes.

November 10, 2014
Chicago Wildlife Rears Its Head

Raccoons are among the species spotted by zoo scientists studying #ChicagoWildlife. Help researchers ID 1 million animal pics at!

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