Lincoln Park Zoo

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November 20, 2014
Dueling Deer

Dueling bucks are caught on camera in this pic from the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute. Help our scientists ID the species that call Chicago home by visiting www.chicagowildlifewatch.org!

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October 18, 2011
Creepy Critters—Dwarf Crocodiles

The zoo’s juvenile dwarf crocodiles hunt like their larger cousins—but on a scale that substitutes crickets for wildebeest as prey. Learn more—and see a pumpkin photo—with our Creepy Critters close-up!

October 15, 2011
Creepy Critters—Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake

They might look creepy, with their rattle-tipped tails, but eastern massasauga rattlesnakes are pretty cool. Learn more and see one exploring a jack-o-lantern here.

October 14, 2011
Bullfrog Mid-Metamorphosis
October 14, 2011
More Than Candy

There's much more than candy at Spooky Zoo Spectacular. On October 22 we'll be making crafts, playing Zoo Family Feud, dancing to bands, enjoying a performance by the Mad Hatters and much more. (And, yes, there will be trick-or-treating.) Learn more about this fun, free family event here.

October 14, 2011
Fall Wish List

Leaves are starting to change colors and temperatures are cooling at Lincoln Park Zoo. Help the zoo's animals welcome autumn—consider purchasing squash for monkeys, "western wear" for the ponies and cows, and pumpkin balls for the zebras. Get in the fall spirit and browse the Wish List.

October 13, 2011
Autumn Animal Photography Contest Winner!

Flickr user RaleighsMa won a free spot in Saturday’s Autumn Animal Photography class with this photo of our polar bear enjoying a dive. Join her in picking up photography pointers from zoo photographer John Kortas by signing up for the class today!

October 13, 2011
Learning from the Zoo in the Last Place on Earth
October 12, 2011
Field Researchers in the City

Lincoln Park Zoo field researchers Dave Morgan and Crickette Sanz visited colleagues in Chicago last week. Take a look...

October 12, 2011
Take a Tour with Us

Safari and Zoologist-level members and above are invited to Zoo Safari Tours, an exciting new series of free guided tours of Lincoln Park Zoo. Get an inside look at everything from zoo bedtimes to conservation success stories. Learn more here.

October 11, 2011
Autumn Animal Photography Giveaway

Last chance to win a free spot in our October 15 Autumn Animal Photography class! Submit your best Lincoln Park Zoo shot to the zoo’s Flickr group--the winner will be selected October 12.

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