Lincoln Park Zoo

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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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August 10, 2014
World Lion Day

In honor of World Lion Day, here's a photo of Sahar finding a spot in the shade and showing his impressive mane. Sahar lives alongside older female Myra at Kovler Lion House.

August 9, 2014
Patty Enjoys Enrichment

Baby female gorilla Patty plays with some enrichment next to mom at Regenstein Center for African Apes. The two are part of Kwan's gorilla troop at the zoo.

August 9, 2014
Challenge Your Perspective

Challenge your usual zoo perspective as we zoom in on some of the most interesting plants, buildings and animals Lincoln Park Zoo has to offer. 

August 8, 2014
Free Garden Tour Tomorrow!

Join us this Saturday, August 9, for a free garden tour with our expert horticulturists. The tour meets at the Nature Boardwalk kiosk near Cafe Brauer at 10 a.m.

August 8, 2014
Photo of the Week: August 8

Chimpanzee Cashew takes in a spot of sunshine at Regenstein Center for African Apes in our Photo of the Week! Take advantage of the fine weather yourself with a visit this weekend.

August 7, 2014
Stretch Out Summer

Yoga at the Zoo Presented by Walgreens continues through September. Join us for an outdoor session at the beautiful Peoples Gas Education Pavilion!

August 7, 2014
Post from the President--Stretching into the Sky

Construction continues on the zoo's west end, but Regenstein Macaque Forest is starting to resemble a real exhibit, President and CEO Kevin Bell shares. Get the latest on this future home for Japanese snow monkeys.

August 7, 2014
New Summer Additions

Waterfalls, new gardens and a thriving prairie ecosystem—summer has brought some significant changes to zoo grounds! Read about the exciting new additions here.

August 6, 2014
Relax at the Pond with Locally Sourced

Want to make the most of what remains of summer? Join us Wednesday nights from 5:30–7:30 p.m. at the Patio at Café Brauer for Locally Sourced, featuring local music, local art, local produce and drink specials from Lagunitas Brewing Company!

August 6, 2014
Behind The Scenes

Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes to make Lincoln Park Zoo so special? From feeding to training, we highlight the details here.

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