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February 28, 2015
Week in Review: February 28

It was a busy and wonderful week at Chicago's free zoo. See all the highlights here, from a new baby gorilla to a red panda sniffing the snow.

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February 8, 2012
Sympathies to the Zoo Family
February 8, 2012
Let the Play Begin

Visitors can expect to see different behaviors from the male and female red pandas as they gear up for breeding season.

February 7, 2012
Growing Green Thumbs

Here's a glimpse of last week’s free Smart & Soulful Gardening workshop: Director of Horticulture Brian Houck leads participants through new ways of envisioning their gardens as they plan for next growing season. See all the upcoming gardening programs!

February 7, 2012
Wine & Wildlife: Animal Attractions

Looking for something memorable to do this Valentine's Day? Bring your loved one to the zoo to get the inside scoop on the risqué side of animal courtship—the wild lives of wildlife.

February 6, 2012
Special Extras for Member Appreciation Month

As part of Member Appreciation Month, each Saturday in February has extra activities for members. Here Jody leads members through an encounter with a blue-tongued skink.

On Saturday, members were also able to show their creative side with arts and crafts.

February 6, 2012
Junior Zookeepers

What does a zookeeper really spend the day doing? Third-fourth graders will be able to find out firsthand with Junior Zookeepers on February 11 and April 26!

February 6, 2012
Climbing the Mountain to See Gorillas

Researcher Rachel Santymire hikes up a mountain to see Rwanda’s famous mountain gorillas—part of a Lincoln Park Zoo partnership to help study stress in the species.

February 6, 2012
Valentine ADOPT

Looking for the perfect Valentine's Day gift? How about a Cuddly Creatures ADOPT package from Lincoln Park Zoo?

February 3, 2012
Special Field Trip Scholarship Opportunity

Teachers: we have a small number of classroom scholarships available for February-March for our new field trip program, Zoo Explorers! They cover the program fee and bus transportation. Applications are due February 6; learn more here.

February 3, 2012
An Unexpected, but Welcome, Visitor

It’s a splash of unseasonal color as Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt spots a wood duck at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo.

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