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October 2, 2015
From the Lab to the Reservation

Saving the black-footed ferret from extinction requires cutting-edge science technology, extensive field work and ongoing collaboration between communities and conservationists.

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November 27, 2012
Wild Gardens: An Icy Solution for Winter Watering

The zoo’s horticulture team dishes some insider’s advice on keeping plants healthy during cold weather. Tip #1: It helps to have guys with chainsaws providing the raw material.

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November 26, 2012
First Aid for the Car

Band-aids and a pocket knife: scientist Anna Czupryna shares how to deal with a breakdown in the middle of the Serengeti.

November 26, 2012
Give the Gift That Gives Back

Crowds of adoring well-wishers are flocking to Regenstein Center for African Apes for a glimpse of the zoo’s two gorilla baby girls.

November 21, 2012
ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Charter One Starts Friday!

Holiday fun, millions of lights and nighttime visits with animals--ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Charter One is a perfect way to celebrate the season! We flip the on switch this Friday at 4:55 p.m. at a special lighting ceremony at the Kovler Sea Lion Pool.

November 21, 2012
Some Fresh Air for the Gorilla Baby

Yesterday's unseasonably warm weather prompted new gorilla mom Rollie to venture outdoors with her baby girl. For the next week, you can see both gorilla babies at Regenstein Center for African Apes starting at 11 a.m.

November 20, 2012
A Second Gorilla Baby

President and CEO Kevin Bell shares the season’s second baby gorilla at Regenstein Center for African Apes! Learn how moms Rollie and Bana are adjusting to their new arrivals.

November 19, 2012
Wild Gardens: A Closer Look at Boxwood

The boxwood shrubs located throughout zoo grounds might seem simple, but they hail from a lineage steeped in versatility.

Known as box plants in English-speaking countries outside the United States, their dense, chip-resistant, finely grained wood has, indeed, been used to craft decorative or storage boxes for centuries.

November 19, 2012
Past Meets Present in Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine

100 years of the Kovler Lion House, the zoo’s first big release and a new science leader—see these stories and more in the winter 2012 Lincoln Park Zoo magazine! Read it online or download a PDF.

November 16, 2012
Photo of the Week: November 16

A red panda looks out from its exhibit at the Kovler Lion House. These endangered mammals spend most of their time up in the branches, both at the zoo and in the wild.

November 16, 2012
Chill Out with Your Little Ones at Friday Night Lights: Polar Party

Here’s a jolly, good, bright idea. If you’ve got little ones 4–5 years old in your life, register them for the zoo’s Friday Night Lights: Polar Party on December 7 or 21.

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