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February 1, 2015
Early Closing Notice

Lincoln Park Zoo will close at 2 p.m. today to ensure our staff can get home safely. We apologize for any inconvenience...and hope you can enjoy the snowy weather!

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November 6, 2014
Taking the Pledge to Protect Polar Bears

After a journey to Churchill, Manitoba to see wild polar bears with Polar Bears International, Director of Education Allison Price shares her pledge to protect this vulnerable species as well as what Lincoln Park Zoo is doing to help.

November 6, 2014
Feeding Time for Baby Piglets

It’s mealtime for the Mangalitsa piglets at the Farm-in-the-Zoo as this photo #FromACurator shows!

November 5, 2014
Register for Veterans Day Zoo Camp

Kids in preK–fourth grade who dream of having super powers can marvel at those on display in the animal kingdom at our first Veterans Day Zoo Camp on Tuesday, November 11.

November 4, 2014
What Caught Her Eye?

Our puma peers down from her perch at the Kovler Lion House. Found throughout North and South America, these powerful predators stalk and ambush prey including deer and other mammals.

October 31, 2014
Photo of the Week: October 31, 2014

A member of the Sichuan takin herd sizes up a pumpkin at eye level in our Photo of the Week!

October 31, 2014
Halloween Fun for the Animals

To get a head start on Halloween, we offered the animals pumpkins to play with! See species from fruit bats to dwarf mongooses enjoying the edible enrichment with this special slideshow!

October 30, 2014
Post from the President--Two New Litters

President and CEO Kevin Bell announces the zoo's newest arrivals: four dwarf mongoose pups at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House and seven Mangalitsa piglets at the Farm-in-the-Zoo. See all the details!

October 30, 2014
Winter and Spring Break Camp Registration Open to Public

Registration for our Winter Break Camp and Spring Break Camp is now open to the public and Lincoln Park Zoo members at individual and household levels.

October 29, 2014
We Still Need Help IDing Chicago Wildlife!

Which species are sniffing around Chicago’s backyards and wild places? Help zoo scientists ID 1 million photos of local wildlife, including this coyote, at!

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