Lincoln Park Zoo

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September 3, 2015
Post from the President--Head of the Class

Lincoln Park Zoo's living classroom has a new educator in chief! President and CEO Kevin Bell introduces Vice President of Education and Community Engagement Dana Murphy, who aims to share the wonders of wildlife with all of Chicago.

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October 1, 2012
Join Us for an Insider’s Look at Animal Care

Here’s an opportunity you won’t want to miss: a behind-the-scenes viewing at Regenstein Center for African Apes (RCAA).

October 1, 2012
Farm Fun at the Zoo

It’s all about the farm this fall at the zoo. Visit the Farm-in-the-Zoo for our annual Harvest Days festival on Saturday and Sunday, October 13 and 14. The family fun includes pumpkin decorating, music, food, animal encounters and more. You can also support animal care for our domestic pigs, Shetland ponies and Holstein cows by purchasing a special farm-themed ADOPT package.

September 28, 2012
Photo of the Week: September 28

Anana, the zoo’s female polar bear, shakes things up during an autumn afternoon swim.

See more photos of Anana on our Flickr page.

September 28, 2012
Planning a Return from Extinction

How do you bring a species back from the brink of extinction? If you’re Vice President of Animal Care Megan Ross, you head to Guam to help plan the future for endangered Guam rails.

September 27, 2012
Post from the President—Helping Hands

President and CEO Kevin Bell shares a meeting with one of the zoo's biggest supporters: an 8-year-old who raised funds to support the zoo's conservation work in the Serengeti.

September 27, 2012
“How Do You Zoo?” Program Teaches Kids Exhibit Design

There’s a lot more to designing zoo exhibits than providing animals with food and shelter.

September 26, 2012
Plant of the Week: Bottle Gentian

If any flower could be called defiant, it’s our Nature Boardwalk Plant of the Week, whose purple petals refuse to open. But the bottle gentian won’t let you down.

September 25, 2012
Free Book Reading and Release

On October 4, Lincoln Park Zoo will host a reading of the children's book "Ladybug Girl and the Bug Squad" at 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at the Farmhouse at the Farm-in-the-Zoo. Jumpstart Chicago will give away copies of the book at the reading.

Two VIPs will be on hand to assist in the event. Brandon Bodor, executive director for the Serve Illinois Commission, will read at 9:30 a.m. Illinois Congressman Mike Quigley (5th District) will read at 10 a.m.

September 24, 2012
Free Educator Open House This Thursday!
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