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March 2, 2015
Whiskered Away

One of our harbor seals seems to be all whiskers in this photo from Assistant Lead Keeper Jill Dignan! The sensitive hairs let the aquatic predators detect sound waves—and prey—underwater.

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February 21, 2012
Looking at Learning a World Away
February 21, 2012
Summer Camp Open Registration Begins Tomorrow!

Lincoln Park Zoo summer camps give 4-year-olds–eighth graders the chance to enjoy hands-on learning in a living classroom. Open registration begins at 10 a.m. on February 22. Learn more about registering...

February 17, 2012
A Conservation Success Story

In response to the Goualougo Triangle being named a protected area, zoo researcher Dave Morgan looks back at more than a decade studying chimpanzees and gorillas in this pristine forest.

February 16, 2012
A Great Zoo, Thanks to You
February 16, 2012
Protecting a Refuge for Great Apes

By adding the Goualougo Triangle to the national park system, the Republic of Congo has ensured this pristine landscape will remain untouched. As a result, zoo researchers will continue to make groundbreaking discoveries about wild chimpanzees and gorillas for decades to come.

February 15, 2012
A Birthday Fiesta for Baby Sloth Siesta

Happy first birthday to Hoffmann’s two-toed sloth Siesta! This slow-moving youngster celebrated turning 1 year old the day after Valentine’s Day, but chocolates and roses don't interest her.

February 14, 2012
What Does a Vulture Get for Valentine’s Day?

Happy Valentine’s Day! Hope B. McCormick Curator of Birds Colleen Lynch uses the occasion to share how birds woo their mates, from bottle caps for bowerbirds to special sticks for cinereous vultures.

February 13, 2012
Bonus Fun for Member Appreciation Month

For Member Appreciation Month, we’re offering all members free parking and special perks throughout February. On Saturday, members enjoyed decorating birthday cards for February animals, including Andean bear Manny.

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February 13, 2012
Starting Seeds: Inviting Spring Inside
February 10, 2012
If I Ran the Zoo...

What would you do if you ran the zoo? Fifth-eighth graders can spend the day with us March 3 to find out!

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