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April 17, 2015
Greet Green Thumbs

As trees bud and daffodils bloom, it’s a perfect time to thank our garden volunteers for all the work they do to keep the zoo beautiful. #NationalVolunteerWeek

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February 5, 2015
Make a Date with Wine & Wildlife

Our February 12 Wine & Wildlife program has a sweetheart of a theme: the myths of animal mating. Register today to hear four zoo experts set the record straight on wild matchmaking.

February 4, 2015
Snow Sightings

We’ve seen all kinds of species exploring the snow, including the red wolves at the Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo! Did you know that all red wolves today are descended from just 17 wolves rescued from the wild?

February 4, 2015
Register Today to Run for the Zoo!

Open registration has begun for this year’s United Run for the Zoo, which laces up Sunday, June 7! Sign up today to get your spot on the starting line—and support Chicago’s free zoo.

February 3, 2015
Stepping in the Snow

The snow monkeys at Regenstein Macaque Forest lived up to their names today, climbing and leaping through the snow drifts of their new exhibit!

February 3, 2015
A Hornbill Hello

Greetings from our red-billed hornbill at Regenstein African Journey! This African species uses its long bill to gather fruit, seeds and insects.

February 2, 2015
Measuring the Lives of Mountain Gorillas

How do you measure the relationship between a male mountain gorilla and the infants in its group? Start with hormones, zoo scientist Stacy Rosenbaum shares in our latest blog post.

February 2, 2015
Winter Work for the Birds

It’s cold, but that doesn’t stop Lead Keeper of Birds Chris Fuehrmeyer from breaking ice on the Hope B. McCormick Swan Pond to keep the waterfowl cozy.

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!

January 30, 2015
Photo of the Week: January 30

African lion Sahar runs through his outdoor exhibit in our Photo of the Week. Besides exercise, the 5-year-old big cat can count on a special “hot rock” to stay warm in the snow. (He can always head inside too!)

January 30, 2015
Make Way for Moochie

Want to solve a mystery starring the zoo's apes? Tune in to WTTW Channel 11 this Sunday at 11 a.m. to see the science detectives of Moochie Kalala Detective Club interviewing zoo scientist Steve Ross.

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