Lincoln Park Zoo

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October 30, 2014
Post from the President--Two New Litters

President and CEO Kevin Bell announces the zoo's newest arrivals: four dwarf mongoose pups at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House and seven Mangalitsa piglets at the Farm-in-the-Zoo. See all the details!

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August 6, 2014
Relax at the Pond with Locally Sourced

Want to make the most of what remains of summer? Join us Wednesday nights from 5:30–7:30 p.m. at the Patio at Café Brauer for Locally Sourced, featuring local music, local art, local produce and drink specials from Lagunitas Brewing Company!

August 6, 2014
Behind The Scenes

Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes to make Lincoln Park Zoo so special? From feeding to training, we highlight the details here.

August 5, 2014
Ready for an Adults Night Out?

No kids. No crowds. Strolling among exhibits with a beer or glass of wine in hand. Sound fun? Join us this Friday, August 8, for Adults Night Out, an evening at the zoo just for grownups!

August 4, 2014
Catching Some Zs
Our growing Mangalitsa piglet enjoys a nice snooze next to mom at the Farm-in-the-Zoo in this post From a Curator!
August 3, 2014
Expert Zoo Care

Every zoo resident requires unique attention depending on its age and condition. See how zoo veterinarians resemble small-town doctors in caring for this wild community.

August 3, 2014
Baby Rhino Enrichment

Baby rhino King is pictured here with a large ball — just one of the several pieces of enrichment in his exhibit, where he lives alongside mom Kapuki. They can be found on the north end of Regenstein African Journey.

August 2, 2014
Animals in Their Prime

Babies can draw the biggest crowds at the zoo, but animals in their prime, such as lions, black bears and De Brazza’s monkeys, have plenty of interesting behaviors to highlight as well.

August 2, 2014
Grevy's Zebra Cools Off

A female zebra drinks from her pond to cool off at the Antelope & Zebra Area. Native to eastern Africa, this species spends most of its time roaming open grasslands and desert.

August 1, 2014
Photo of the Week: August 1

Now weighing in at more than 1,000 pounds, baby rhino King doesn’t look quite so tiny next to mom Kapuki, as our Photo of the Week shows. The little guy still has a lot of growing to do, though. See for yourself at the Harris Family Foundation Black Rhinoceros Exhibit!

August 1, 2014
Looking at Local Bats

Are bats roosting in the Loop? WBEZ’s Curious City visualizes where Chicago bats are likely to live…with an assist from scientists in the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute.

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