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August 29, 2014
Photo of the Week: August 29, 2014

For our Photo of the Week, we scavenged a closeup portrait of Bruno, a 27-year-old male cinereous vulture who resides with his mate, Lurch, at the zoo’s Regenstein Birds of Prey Exhibit.

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June 20, 2014
Ready for Release

Twenty ornate box turtles returned to the wild this week thanks to a partnership between Lincoln Park Zoo and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The release, which took place near Savanna, Illinois, was part of a long-running effort to restore this threatened species to the sand prairies of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge.

June 20, 2014
The Whole Tooth and Nothing but the Tooth

When you’re a big hooved animal like a Bactrian camel, you need special dental equipment to keep your chompers healthy and heavy-duty stall mats for extra cushioning and support.

June 19, 2014
Post from the President--Big Baby, Bigger Plans

As Lincoln Park Zoo celebrates its Annual Meeting, President and CEO Kevin Bell reviews the year behind us, which included a big baby--black rhino King--and even bigger plans for the future.

June 19, 2014
Box Lunch

Sometimes the simplest exhibit enrichment is the best.

June 19, 2014
Your Next Stop: the Twilight Zone

Explore the zoo after public hours during our next Twilight Safari on Wednesday, June 25!

June 18, 2014
Locally Sourced Tonight

Join us tonight from 5:30-7:30 for Locally Sourced at the Patio! Enjoy local art, music, produce as well as Lagunitas Brewing Company specials in a beautiful outdoor setting. Tonight's Locally Sourced features music by Jugo de Mango and art by Weener Ware, Josh Moulton and WIRED Jewelry.

June 18, 2014
Kristian Bush of Sugarland is Sweet on the Zoo

Kristian Bush of Grammy-winning country duo Sugarland co-headlines a twangtastic double bill with Jana Kramer on Thursday, June 26, at this summer’s Jammin’ at the Zoo outdoor concert.

June 18, 2014
Baby Klipspringer Steps Out

Baby klipspringer Asha explored her public exhibit at Regenstein African Journey for the first time this week. The tiny dwarf antelope was curious about her future home, taking a few laps around the Dry Thorn Forest habitat and checking out the masked lovebirds overhead.

June 17, 2014
The Cow Goes Move

Yoga poses with animal names—like cow, cat and down dog—take on a new layer of enjoyment when you’re doing them with your 2–3 year old.

June 17, 2014
Following Along

Here’s a rear view of baby rhino King and mom Kapuki at the Harris Family Foundation Black Rhinoceros Exhibit. The growing rhino is showing his independence…but still tends to tag along with mom.

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