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December 19, 2014
Win a Behind-the-Scenes Tour at the Zoo!

ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank is one big merry-glow-round of illuminated holiday fun. Even more so if you’re the lucky winner of a behind-the-scenes tour at the zoo!

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November 28, 2011
Remembering Maggie Daley

Lincoln Park Zoo joins a mourning city in saying farewell to former Chicago first lady Maggie Daley. Her work with the zoo through her beloved After School Matters program was just one small component of a far-reaching legacy of service. Our sympathies to the family—and countless friends—she leaves behind.

November 28, 2011
Have Fun with Friday Night Lights!

Parents, want to boost the brilliance of a visit to ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Charter One? Sign your 4-5-year-old up for a Friday Night Lights North or South Pole party!

November 28, 2011
Long-Tailed Duck at Nature Boardwalk
November 25, 2011
Lincoln Park Zoo Saddened to Report Death of Baby Gorilla

Chicago (Nov. 25, 2011) – Lincoln Park Zoo officials are deeply saddened to report the death of the western lowland gorilla baby born on Nov. 16. Animal Care staff found the infant dead this morning still being carried by her mother, Bana.

“This is an extremely sad day for the Lincoln Park Zoo family,” said Megan Ross, vice president of Animal Care. “We have been watching the mother and infant very closely since the birth and felt cautiously optimistic that the baby was healthy and being cared for appropriately.

November 23, 2011
ZooLights Shine Friday

ZooLights kicks off in two days at Lincoln Park Zoo. So enjoy your Thanksgiving tomorrow then join us for visits with Santa, ice-carving, yummy snacks and more than 2 million lights. Free! Go here to learn more.

November 21, 2011
By the Numbers—Bolivian Gray Titi Monkey
November 18, 2011
ZooLights Begin Shining In One Week

We hope you join us for visits with Santa in the wildest spot in town, animals from around the world, live ice-carving, holiday crafts, delicious food, hot spiced wine and unique holiday shopping. Free! Go here to learn more.

November 18, 2011
Zoo Vets Slideshow

Last Saturday, the Zoo Vets program brought third–fourth graders to the zoo to see how our experts in care diagnose and treat exotic animals. See a slideshow of the fun!

November 18, 2011
Shop & Save

Lincoln Park Zoo members get an additional 10% (total of 20%) discount on in-store and online purchases tomorrow through Dec. 4. Go here to browse.

November 18, 2011
Chimps Should Be Chimps - Coming Soon

Chimps Should Be Chimps, a free interactive iPad children’s book, will be available in the App Store on December 1. In this colorful tale, Old Poe and granddaughter Lulu will share how chimps should be free to be themselves, from chimp head to chimp toe!

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