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September 23, 2014
Hoy Presents Fiesta Familiar on Saturday!

Hispanic culture and family activities will be on vibrant display this Saturday as Hoy presents its second annual Fiesta Familiar at the zoo!

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July 4, 2014
Photo of the Week: July 4

Happy Independence Day! Who better to represent the holiday than bald eagle Ethan at Regenstein Birds of Prey Exhibit? The proud predator—and symbol of our nation—stands watch in our Photo of the Week.

July 3, 2014
New Mangalitsa Piglet

The Farm-in-the-Zoo is very excited to welcome a new Mangalitsa piglet, born just this week!

July 3, 2014
Go with the Flow this Holiday Weekend

The holiday weekend is a perfect time to drop in on a Yoga at the Zoo Presented by Walgreens class.

July 2, 2014
A Sitting Cygnet

The trumpeter swan cygnets at the Hope B. McCormick Swan Pond are still fluffy—but growing fast! Have you seen the four little birds keeping up with mom and dad?

July 1, 2014
The Kid is All Right

Kalsang, the male Sichuan takin calf born April 23 at the zoo, has been actively exploring the herd’s outdoor exhibit at the Antelope & Zebra Area.

June 29, 2014
Support Your Zoo

Lincoln Park Zoo is your zoo, free and open to you every day of the year. But we need your help to stay that way. Support your zoo today by making a gift of any amount at

June 29, 2014
Meerkat Fun
Don’t let their small size fool you - the meerkat exhibit is one of the liveliest and most photogenic areas of the zoo, making it a guest favorite.
Come see these little mammals in person at Regenstein African Journey, here at Lincoln Park Zoo!
June 28, 2014
A Baby Rhino’s Terrible Twos at Lincoln Park Zoo

Curator of Mammals Mark Kamhout offers an update on baby black rhino King for ComEd’s “Coolest Summer Ever Forever” Instant Win Game & Sweepstakes. Visit here for a chance to win prizes instantly and get a cool offer from Lincoln Park Zoo.

June 28, 2014
Rhino Play Time

Black rhino Kapuki and her son King got some extra enrichment today as they played with an awesome giraffe pinata at the Harris Family Foundation Black Rhinocerous Exhibit!

June 27, 2014
Photo of the Week: June 27

The Bactrian camels are looking sort of shaggy in our Photo of the Week. Native to the deserts of China and Mongolia, these hefty herbivores grow thick coats to keep warm in winter…then shed the extra fur to stay cool when summer comes.

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