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September 19, 2014
Photo of the Week: September 19

A caregiver holds a newly hatched ornate box turtle in our Photo of the Week. This new arrival and 10 of its peers will spend the next year getting a “head start” behind the scenes at the Kovler Lion House before returning to the wild.

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July 18, 2014
Photo of the Week: July 18, 2014

Sichuan takin brothers Xing Fu and Mengyao spar with their strong, curled horns in the zoo’s Antelope & Zebra Area in our Photo of the Week.

July 18, 2014
See Our Favorite Sights of Summer

The latest issue of Lincoln Park Zoo magazine features our favorite Sights of Summer, everything from Peeking Behind the Scenes to Cool Close-Ups. Check it out for free!

July 17, 2014
Happy Birthday, Mruko!

Mruko, an elderly serval who lives at the Kovler Lion House, was treated to a surprise birthday party today.

July 15, 2014
Free Outdoor Movies at the Zoo!

Zoovies—our free outdoor summer movie series—starts Thursday, July 24! Check out the full schedule.

July 15, 2014
Summer Sounds at the Patio Tonight

Classical guitarist Gabriel Dictu will be performing at tonight's Summer Sounds at the Patio from 5:30-7:30. Stop by for the music, delicious eats and the beautiful pondside view.

July 14, 2014
Back in the Field to Save Black-Footed Ferrets
July 14, 2014
Midsummer Night’s Scene

The beavers at the Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo are mainly nocturnal, becoming more active after the zoo closes for the day. But you’ll see them stir during our next Twilight Safari on Wednesday, July 23.

July 13, 2014
Playful Patty

Baby gorilla Patty is so playful she uses both her hands and feet to have fun. Patty and the rest of Kwan's gorilla troop can be found at Regenstein Center for African Apes.

July 12, 2014
Green Tree Python

Spotting a green tree python in its exhibit isn’t easy. As our Field Note explains, these reptiles possess an incredible ability to blend into the elements—and ambush prey from above.

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