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April 24, 2015
Spring Skyline

The view from the Lester E. Fisher Bridge is one of our favorites…and it’s thankfully starting to show signs of spring! Come see for yourself this weekend.

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January 30, 2015
Photo of the Week: January 30

African lion Sahar runs through his outdoor exhibit in our Photo of the Week. Besides exercise, the 5-year-old big cat can count on a special “hot rock” to stay warm in the snow. (He can always head inside too!)

January 30, 2015
Make Way for Moochie

Want to solve a mystery starring the zoo's apes? Tune in to WTTW Channel 11 this Sunday at 11 a.m. to see the science detectives of Moochie Kalala Detective Club interviewing zoo scientist Steve Ross.

January 29, 2015
Snow Doubt About It

Who’s our current featured ADOPT? Ta-da, it’s Taza!

January 29, 2015
A Rhino Roll in the Snow

Snow may be a rare sight on the scrublands of east Africa, but teenage rhino Ricko isn't averse to a quick roll in the white stuff, as this photo #FromACurator shows.

January 28, 2015
Video: Caruso’s 25th Birthday Party

When gibbons get together for a party, nobody sits still. Here’s one more look at the birthday party caregivers at the Helen Brach Primate House threw for white-cheeked gibbon Caruso, who turned 25 today.

January 28, 2015
A Birthday Bash for Gibbon Caruso

Today is white-cheeked gibbon Caruso’s 25th birthday! To mark the occasion, caregivers offered Caruso and family plenty of fun enrichment, from party hats to swinging signs.

January 27, 2015
A Lion-Sized Birthday

African lion Sahar received some special enrichment to celebrate his fifth birthday! Watch the predator pounce on his cardboard gazelle in this special slideshow.

January 27, 2015
Video: Happy Birthday to African Lion Sahar

Lincoln Park Zoo's Volunteer Enrichment Group gave African lion Sahar a special gazelle piñata to prey on to celebrate the big cat's fifth birthday. See the carnivore stretch out his claws!

January 27, 2015
A Gazelle Gift for a Lion Birthday

Happy fifth birthday to African lion Sahar! The predator celebrated by pouncing on a gazelle piñata produced by our wonderful Volunteer Enrichment Group.

January 26, 2015
The Secret Life of Trees

In this Lincoln Park Zoo magazine feature, we discern the differences between the zoo’s conifers and deciduous trees.

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