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April 24, 2014
New Baby for Sichuan Takin Herd

The Sichuan takin herd at the Antelope & Zebra Area has just welcomed a new baby! The new arrival, a male, was born yesterday afternoon to female Jinse. After receiving his check-up this morning, the calf has joined the herd on exhibit, including mom, older brother Mengyao, half-sibling Xing Fu and female Mei Li.

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December 19, 2013
Sign Up for Spring Break Camp!

Thinking of spring already? We can't blame you! But we thought we'd let you know that registration is open for spring break camp at Lincoln Park Zoo.

December 18, 2013
Keep Chicago Warm with Our ZooLights Coat Drive

As you get ready for ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Charter One, don’t forget to spread the warmth! We’re collecting new and gently used winter clothing at Park Place Café for our ZooLights Coat Drive.

December 18, 2013
Community Health Close to Home

Free-roaming horses make for a beautiful photo, but they can also impact the health of local people and wildlife. Zoo scientist Rachel Santymire shares more in this update from Montana’s Northern Cheyenne Reservation.

December 17, 2013
Join the Family Polar Party on December 29!

How do polar bears, harbor seals and penguins survive in frigid habitats? Little ones will explore these questions through fun games and activities at our Family Polar Party on Sunday, December 29.

December 17, 2013
Serengeti Food Fight

While conducting zoo conservation research in the Serengeti, scientist Anna Czupryna spotted lions and hyenas making a move on the same meal.

December 16, 2013
ZooLights Night After Night

ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Charter One is now open every evening through January 5 (except December 24 and 25).

December 13, 2013
Free Glowing Gifts at ZooLights!

Whether or not you believe in magic, you’re sure to find this enchanting: the first 1,000 guests to stop by the Kovler Lion House tonight at ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Charter One receive a free illuminated gift from ComEd!

December 13, 2013
Photo of the Week: December 13

An Egyptian fruit bat clings to some sweet eats in our Photo of the Week. Found from parts of Africa through Pakistan, this nocturnal species flies out at night in search of soft fruits.

December 13, 2013
Owl Be Seeing You

Want to see a wild snowy owl in Chicago? In his latest blog post, Mason Fidino, coordinator of wildlife management for Lincoln Park Zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute, tells you where to look.

December 12, 2013
Post from the President—Cool in the Cold

President and CEO Kevin Bell explains how animal care changes in cold conditions--and offers his favorite spots for a winter warm-up while visiting Chicago's free zoo.

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