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November 20, 2014
Dueling Deer

Dueling bucks are caught on camera in this pic from the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute. Help our scientists ID the species that call Chicago home by visiting www.chicagowildlifewatch.org!

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November 4, 2011
ADOPT an Animal...Digitally

ADOPT AN ANIMAL...DIGITALLY
The new digital ADOPT packages feature great benefits while enabling you to quickly and easily support your favorite Lincoln Park Zoo species. Learn more here.

November 4, 2011
Zoo Vets

Next Saturday, third–fourth graders can see how experts in care diagnose and treat exotic animals by chatting with a zoo vet and investigating a real case study! Learn more about our Zoo Vets program

November 3, 2011
By the Numbers—Naked Mole Rats

There are 49 naked mole rats scurrying through the 12 chambers of their exhibit within Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House. They hustle between rooms with a handful of designations—some spaces are sleeping chambers, others are used for food storage, others as bathrooms. Learn more here.

November 3, 2011
Preparing the Island for Spring

Zoo horticulturists and biologists used a rowboat to check in on the island at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo. Native seeds were spread to enhance this vital refuge for endangered black-crowned night herons.

November 2, 2011
ZooMail Shares What's New

Want to receive all the latest Lincoln Park Zoo news in your inbox? Sign up for ZooMail, our weekly email digest sharing animal updates, program offerings and more!

November 2, 2011
Animal Encounter Today

Join us at Wonder (250 S. Waukegan Road, Deerfield) today from 4:30-6:30 p.m. for a free animal encounter hosted by Lincoln Park Zoo's Education Department.

November 2, 2011
Aardvark Diet Snapshot

What's on the menu for the zoo's aardvark? Find out with our latest Veterinary Services Diet Snapshot!

November 1, 2011
Understanding Urban Wildlife

In an interview with the Encyclopedia Britannica blog, Urban Wildlife Institute Director Seth Magle shares some Chicago wildlife that’s been spotted through the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Biodiversity Monitoring project.

November 1, 2011
Zoo Hours

Happy November everybody! Today Lincoln Park Zoo starts winter hours, meaning that we're open 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (gates stay open until 5 p.m.).

October 31, 2011
Creepy Critters: Dyeing Poison Arrow Frog

Happy Halloween! This Creepy Critters snapshot of a dyeing poison arrow frog marks the end of this year’s spooky series. Read a full account of what makes the species scary (for some)!

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