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October 31, 2014
Photo of the Week: October 31, 2014

A member of the Sichuan takin herd sizes up a pumpkin at eye level in our Photo of the Week!

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August 2, 2014
Grevy's Zebra Cools Off

A female zebra drinks from her pond to cool off at the Antelope & Zebra Area. Native to eastern Africa, this species spends most of its time roaming open grasslands and desert.

August 1, 2014
Photo of the Week: August 1

Now weighing in at more than 1,000 pounds, baby rhino King doesn’t look quite so tiny next to mom Kapuki, as our Photo of the Week shows. The little guy still has a lot of growing to do, though. See for yourself at the Harris Family Foundation Black Rhinoceros Exhibit!

August 1, 2014
Looking at Local Bats

Are bats roosting in the Loop? WBEZ’s Curious City visualizes where Chicago bats are likely to live…with an assist from scientists in the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute.

July 31, 2014
Hillside Haven

Prairie wildflowers provide painterly splashes of color in a recently landscaped hillside garden at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo.

July 31, 2014
Lincoln Park Zoo Featured in the Chicago Tribune!
"8 Reasons to Lincoln Park Zoo"--we love it! Thanks to the Chicago Tribune for a fun look at Chicago's free zoo.


July 30, 2014
Check Out the Latest Zoo App
This Sunday, August 3, zoo educator Matt Mulligan will demonstrate the zoo's award-winning Observe to Learn app at the Lincoln Park Apple Store at 11 a.m. This free, educational app lets users monitor animal behavior much as zoo scientists do.
July 30, 2014
Sichuan Takin Enrichment

An adolescent Sichuan takin has fun with some enrichment in the zoo’s Antelope & Zebra Area. The Sichuan takin exhibit features brothers Xing Fu and Mengyao, baby brother Kalsang and females Jinse and Mei Li.

July 29, 2014
Who’s That?

Baby gorilla Patty looks for herself in a bit of mirrored enrichment at Regenstein Center for African Apes. Thanks to Zookeeper Amy Martens for the photo!

July 28, 2014
Horn of Plenty

Saxophonist Barry Winograd brings his jazz duo to the Patio at Café Brauer from 5:30–7:30 p.m. Tuesday night.

July 28, 2014
Garden Party Tickets Going, Going...Almost Gone!

Our Wine & Wildflowers Garden Party on Wednesday, July 30, is almost sold out, but you can still buy tickets online until noon tomorrow for this special evening event.

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