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August 31, 2014
Golden-Breasted Starling

A golden-breasted starling perches on a tree branch and shows its metallic blue wings inside the free flight area of McCormick Bird House. This species is from eastern Africa and lives in groups of up to a dozen.

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June 23, 2014
Patriotic Plumage

As Independence Day approaches, you can help support daily care for the zoo’s American bald eagle through a special ADOPT gift package.

June 22, 2014
Kids Summer Theater

Enjoy family fun with a free Kids Summer Theater performance! Storytown Improv will be at Patio at Cafe Brauer today at 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. for family-oriented improv shows.

June 21, 2014
World Giraffe Day
Did you know? Today is World Giraffe Day! Check out these long-necked marvels in person at the Regenstein African Journey, here at Lincoln Park Zoo!
June 20, 2014
Photo of the Week: June 19

Baby gorilla Nayembi shows just how high she can climb at Regenstein Center for African Apes in our Photo of the Week. Nayembi and half-sister Patty are comfortable in the treetops of their exhibit—as you can see if you visit them this weekend!

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.

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