Lincoln Park Zoo

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November 27, 2015
The Lights Start Shining Tonight!

We're flipping the on switch for ZooLights Presented By ComEd​ and PowerShares QQQ at 4:25 p.m. today! Join us for an evening of free, spectacular fun.

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March 1, 2013
Healing Underway

Baby gorilla Nayembi is getting expert care and plenty of play as she heals behind the scenes at the zoo’s animal hospital. See a full update.

February 27, 2013
The Science Behind the Takin Births

Behind the scenes, extensive scientific research—including hormone analysis and a reproductive-biology study—played an important role in the successful births of two Sichuan takin babies at the zoo. Read all about it.

February 27, 2013
Anana Explores the Snow

As part of our Polar Bear Awareness Week celebration, here’s a video of Anana enjoying the snow in her exhibit.

Learn more about special talks and giveaways for the event!

February 26, 2013
Summer Camp Open Registration Starts Tomorrow

Even with the snow, it’s not too early to think of summer! Open registration for Lincoln Park Zoo summer camps starts tomorrow at 10 a.m.

February 25, 2013
Post from the President—A Rapid Response
February 25, 2013
Win Free Tickets to See “To The Arctic 3D” at Navy Pier!

It's Polar Bear Awareness Week at Lincoln Park Zoo! To help spread the word about this mighty predator’s plight in the wild—due to loss of sea ice habitat in the Arctic from global warming—zoo educators are hosting free daily talks and giving away movie tickets!

How can you win tickets? Just by attending a talk at 11:30 a.m. or 1 p.m.

February 25, 2013
Scholarships for Zoo Summer Camps

Lincoln Park Zoo offers a limited number of summer camp scholarships, ranging from partial scholarships to full scholarships covering the cost of one week of participation. Applications are due April 26!

February 22, 2013
Photo of the Week: February 22

The zoo’s male waterbuck explores his snowy surroundings at the Antelope & Zebra Area.

February 22, 2013
Learn Zoo Science Behind-the-Scenes!

If you’re interested in zoo-based biology, you won’t want to miss Scoop on Poop on Saturday, March 2.

February 22, 2013
Tall Tails for Kids

Register your little ones ages 4–5 for Creature’s Features: Tip-Top Tails on Saturday, March 2.

This next installment of our kids’ series on amazing animal adaptations focuses on species who use their tails to accomplish all sorts of tasks.

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