Lincoln Park Zoo

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March 30, 2015
Close and Comfy

Baby gorilla Bella cuddles with mom Bahati at Regenstein Center for African Apes. The 1-month-old continues to grow...and is increasingly good at clinging to mom for short trips across their habitat.

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December 31, 2014
Let the New Year Shine

Kick off the New Year with a visit to ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank! 2 million lights will be shining nightly at Lincoln Park Zoo through January 4.

December 31, 2014
Contribute to the ZooLights Coat Drive!

Brr, it’s cold outside! As you bundle up for the last days of ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank, help others stay warm by bringing a new or lightly used coat or other winter gear to our coat drive.

December 31, 2014
Ride Safe and Help the Zoo

Looking for a safe ride and a way to help the zoo’s animals? Download the Curb app and use the promotional code BREWLIGHTS to save $15 on your first ride—and secure a $5 donation to Lincoln Park Zoo!

December 31, 2014
Basking Indoors

Winter’s a perfect time to warm up indoors with dwarf crocodile Maggie and the other animals at Regenstein African Journey! #FromACurator

December 30, 2014
Video: Ice Skating at Lincoln Park Zoo

Ice Skating at Lincoln Park Zoo’s second season at the Farm-in-the-Zoo has been a hit! Especially when combined with a trip to ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank, which runs through Sunday, January 4.

December 30, 2014
Photo of the Week: December 26, 2014

The famous ball drop in Times Square isn’t the only such ritual as the new year approaches. A female howler monkey at the Helen Brach Primate House reaches for an enrichment feeder ball packed with nutritious treats in our Photo of the Week.

December 30, 2014
Create the Connection

A visit to Lincoln Park Zoo is often the first step toward a lifelong love for nature. As we look forward to 2015, help kids create this connection by making a gift of any amount at

December 29, 2014
The Holidays Are Still Aglow
December 29, 2014
Catching Up on Sleep

Even when sound asleep our fennec fox Mini oozes cuteness, as this photo #FromACurator shows!

December 23, 2014
Join the Family Polar Party Next Sunday!

Heading to ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank with the kids next weekend? Come on Sunday, December 28, and double your holiday fun by signing up for our Family Polar Party!

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