Lincoln Park Zoo

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April 24, 2014
Post from the President—Step into Spring

President and CEO Kevin Bell shares how spring is the perfect time to visit Chicago's free zoo. You can see daffodils and scilla in bloom and watch baby rhino King and baby gorillas Patty and Nayembi explore the outdoors.

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January 2, 2014
Toddlers LEAP at Lincoln Park Zoo

Want your 2- and 3-year-olds to enjoy a fun learning experience in the New Year? Sign them up to Learn, Explore and Play with the zoo's expert educators. This four-part program starts January 9.

December 31, 2013
Juggling Four Babies

Looking back at a busy year, Curator of Primates Maureen Leahy shares how you care—and prepare—for four zoo babies: gorillas Patty and Nayembi, Francois’ langur Pierre and white-cheeked gibbon Daxin (pictured).

December 31, 2013
Waking Up at Regenstein Center for African Apes

Bachelor gorilla Mosi seems to be perching outside the glass of his exhibit in this photo by Fisher Center Director Steve Ross, Ph.D.

December 27, 2013
Photo of the Week: December 27, 2013

Our Photo of the Week: a La Plata three-banded armadillo explores some confetti enrichment in its home at Lincoln Park Zoo’s Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House.

December 26, 2013
Aglow Again

Looking for something fun to do with family and friends? ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Charter One starts shining again at 5 p.m. tonight! The lights will shine nightly through January 5.

December 23, 2013
Field Notes from Montana

Free-roaming dogs and horses can challenge conservation efforts and community health in Montana’s Northern Cheyenne Reservation. But do local people want the animals to be managed? Zoo scientist Evan Sorley asked them as part of our conservation partnership.

December 20, 2013
Lace Up!

Been meaning to teach the kids how to glide with grace without hugging the wall? Consider Ice Skating at Lincoln Park Zoo your winter classroom.

December 20, 2013
Photo of the Week: December 20

The warming weather let baby rhino King take his first dash through the snow this week. He now weighs in at 450 pounds! Thanks to his caregivers for sharing our Photo of the Week.

December 20, 2013
What Do Rabbits Do in Winter?

What do local rabbits do in winter? Biologist Mason Fidino gives us an answer with research conducted by the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute.

December 20, 2013
Cinereous Vulture Chick Diet Snapshot
What's on the menu for cinereous vulture chick Sophia? Find out in our latest Veterinary Services Diet Snapshot!
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