Lincoln Park Zoo

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July 28, 2015
Bear Essentials

You can support care for the zoo’s black bears, Papa and Katai, with a special Black Bear ADOPT!

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August 20, 2012
Zoo Scholarships for El Valor Campers

Special Lincoln Park Zoo scholarships let 4- and 5-year-olds from Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood attend a free week of summer Conservation Camp. Fun animal encounters laid the foundation for a lifelong appreciation for nature.

August 17, 2012
Photo of the Week: August 17

Chilean flamingos gather at the Waterfowl Lagoon.

August 17, 2012
Upwardly Mobile

For almost a year now, I’ve been working to help bring the zoo’s new fleet of mobile learning stations to life.

August 17, 2012
Enjoy a Discount on Your Next Meal at The Patio at Café Brauer!

Need more incentive to wine and dine at The Patio at Café Brauer, one of Chicago's most scenic alfresco restaurants?

August 16, 2012
Park in the Ark

Lincoln Park Zoo has been called the Ark in the Park. But the reverse is true as well. Zoo members get FREE and discounted parking at our convenient lot on Cannon Drive on the east side of the zoo. Not a member yet? Today is the last day of our special offer that lets you join for 10% off the standard membership rate. Start saving big on parking during your zoo visits!

(Please enter promo code 0812-EMNDM-3 on application form to redeem offer.)

Save 10% on Zoo Membership!

August 16, 2012
Using Special Tasks to Gauge How Chimpanzees Think
August 16, 2012
Leader of the ADOPT Pack

The dog days of summer aren't quite over at Lincoln Park Zoo.

An African wild dog plush (pictured above, right) is less fierce than its real-life predatory counterpart, but will certainly give your child's teddy bear or pretty pony a run for their money. This is just one of the fun items included in our current summertime ADOPT An Animal offering.

August 15, 2012
Members-Only Morning Photo Slideshow

More than 350 Lincoln Park Zoo members enjoyed exclusive, early-morning access to the Farm-in-the-Zoo at our most recent Members-Only Morning on Saturday, August 11. Adults and kids sporting zoo member ID lanyards met animals, harvested crops, played games, learned about organic food production and more. View our Members-Only Morning Slideshow!

August 15, 2012
Post from the President - New Chicks, New Hope
August 15, 2012
New Program for Toddlers Makes Big LEAP Forward

Fifteen children, ages 2–3, will soon have the opportunity to participate in an exciting, brand-new education program at the zoo. "LEAP: Learn, Explore and Play," a four-class session taking place September 6, 13, 20 and 27 at the Pritzer Family Children's Zoo, encourages young children to connect to nature through play.

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