Lincoln Park Zoo

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July 6, 2015
Urban Wildlife Institute "Ask Me Anything"

Have questions about urban wildlife? Join zoo scientists for an “Ask Me Anything” session at Reddit Science. #AMA It starts at noon on Monday, July 6!

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April 20, 2015
A Very Special Evening Presentation

Don’t miss this Thursday night’s special Wine & Wildlife presentation: Designing a Home for Snow Monkeys.

April 20, 2015
Similar Seasons a Globe Apart

In terms of temperature, Chicago is a match for the snow monkeys’ native home in Japan. Both habitats have steamy summers and snowy winters, making the macaques at home here in all four seasons.

April 17, 2015
Greet Green Thumbs

As trees bud and daffodils bloom, it’s a perfect time to thank our garden volunteers for all the work they do to keep the zoo beautiful. #NationalVolunteerWeek

April 17, 2015
Photo of the Week: April 17

A close look at baby gorilla Bella shows two tiny teeth in our Photo of the Week! Thanks to Assistant Lead Keeper Janice McNernie for the pic of the 7-week-old.

April 17, 2015
Become a Long-Running Zoo Supporter

Want to support the zoo and snag a guaranteed spot in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon? Join the LPZoo 26.2 marathon team today! But hurry—the deadline to join is noon on Tuesday, April 21.

April 16, 2015
A Watchful Dog

Ola, one of our African wild dogs, keeps an eye on things at Regenstein African Journey. ‪#‎FromACurator‬

April 16, 2015
Great Guides

Want to make the most of your visit? One of our Guest Relations Volunteers is always happy to show you what’s new at the zoo! #NationalVolunteerWeek

April 16, 2015
A Landmark Look-Back

The zoo’s iconic Eadie Levy’s Landmark Café, built in 1899, has been a popular hub of activity for a very long time—as this historic photo shows.

We plan to keep it that way!

April 15, 2015
Weighing In with Rhino King

What a difference a year and a half makes! Here's baby rhino King at 7 days of age...and a recent photo of him at 1,700 pounds.

April 15, 2015
Preening in Pink

We heart flamingos—do you? Show your love for the zoo’s pink preeners, and other amazing resident species, with a purchase from this month’s spring-themed Wish List!

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