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November 21, 2014
Photo of the Week: November 21

A jambu fruit dove displays its plumage in our Photo of the Week….which is also the cover shot for the Winter 2014 Lincoln Park Zoo magazine, which explores Animal Anatomy from tooth to tail!

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August 28, 2014
Free Harry Potter Movie Screening Tonight!

It’s a beautiful day in Chicago—perfect weather for our free outdoor screening of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” on the zoo’s lovely, leafy South Lawn!

August 27, 2014
Saving Smooth Green Snakes

We’re proud to announce the hatchings of nine smooth green snakes! The little insect-eaters came to the zoo as eggs—part of a new conservation partnership aimed at restoring the species to the McHenry County Conservation District.

August 26, 2014
Happy Birthday to King

Baby rhino King turned 1 today at the Harris Family Foundation Black Rhinoceros Exhibit! The growing guy and mom Kapuki enjoyed some outsized enrichment to mark the occasion.

August 25, 2014
Twilight Hop Stop

This Wednesday evening’s Twilight Safari is an ideal opportunity to see the zoo’s red kangaroo family hopping about.

August 25, 2014
Birthday Fun for Baby King

Baby rhino King will celebrate his first birthday tomorrow with some special enrichment at the Harris Family Foundation Black Rhinoceros Exhibit. Join us for the fun at 1:15 p.m!

August 24, 2014
Black-Necked Stilt Chick

McCormick Bird House is excited to welcome a black-necked stilt chick to its existing population of two. While the chick doesn't yet fully resemble its elders, one characteristic is consistent – a long, thin black beak. Learn about other new arrivals at the zoo here.

August 24, 2014
Cat Nap

Male African lion Sahar takes a cat nap in the shade at Kovler Lion House. Sahar is joined in his exhibit by older female Myra.

August 23, 2014
Mangalitsa Piglet Growing

Farm-In-The-Zoo's young Mangalitsa piglet is getting big very fast since being born this June! The breed of pig is known for its trademark curly fur. See more of the zoo's new arrivals here.

August 23, 2014
Saying Farewell To Anana

On the special occasion of Anana's farewell party, she received watermelon, lettuce, fish and plenty of snow to celebrate. Guests were able to take pictures and write notes to Anana on a banner.

August 22, 2014
Anana Hits the Ice

Polar bear Anana sniffs and smashes an ice sculpture in preparation for tomorrow’s Polar Bear Farewell Party! Join us Saturday, August 23, from 10 a.m.–noon to say goodbye to Anana before she moves to her new home at North Carolina Zoo.

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