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October 31, 2014
Photo of the Week: October 31, 2014

A member of the Sichuan takin herd sizes up a pumpkin at eye level in our Photo of the Week!

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September 21, 2011
Celebrating Seniors - African Wild Dogs
September 21, 2011
Back to Buyubi!

Back in the Serengeti, Research Associate Anna Czupryna tries to identify domestic dogs she visited during last year’s field season. It’s a tricky task, aided by some special markers.

September 21, 2011
Harvest Days & FarmFest 2011

Thanks to all those who joined us at Harvest Days at the Farm-in-the-Zoo Presented by John Deere. Families picked and decorated 2,000 pumpkins on Saturday and Sunday, danced to the music, made crafts and took part in other fun animal activities. (The piglets were a hit.) Special thanks to our sponsors Lifeway Foods, Whole Foods, CLIF Kid and MB Financial for making this event possible. On Saturday night, the Auxiliary Board welcomed 600 guests to FarmFest, where they rode a mechanical bull, drank handcrafted beers and nibbled on tasty treats.

September 20, 2011
Farm Update

The Farm-in-the-Zoo Presented by John Deere will re-open tomorrow, excluding the livestock barn.

September 20, 2011
Urban Wildlife Biologists

Saturday's Urban Wildlife Biologists program will introduce third-fourth graders to the birds and bugs at Nature Boardwalk. After learning about local wildlife, the kids will conduct their own outdoor experiments.

September 19, 2011
Celebrating Seniors—Chimpanzee

As the oldest chimpanzee in an Association of Zoos and Aquariums facility, 53-year-old Keo has the normal problems we primates face as we age. He’s developing a cataract in one eye. He moves a bit more slowly these days. His cardiac health is being monitored. And he soaks his biscuits to soften them before he bites.

But, like those of us in our golden years, he receives medical care to mitigate these problems. At his routine physical exam in October, an ophthalmologist will exam that cataract and a team of cardiologists will be present to check his heart.

September 19, 2011
Closing Notice

The Farm-in-the-Zoo Presented by John Deere is closed through Friday. We apologize for any inconvenience.

September 16, 2011
Celebrating Seniors

How does specialized care help the zoo’s geriatric animals live longer, healthier lives than ever before? Find out this Sunday with Celebrating Seniors!

September 16, 2011
Pandorus Sphinx Moth

A pandorus sphinx moth near Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo reminds Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt that wildlife surrounds us, even in the city.

September 16, 2011
Harvest Days Start Tomorrow

The goats are getting ready. Same with the cows. We're getting the pumpkins prepped for the patch and the DJ is selecting the tunes. Harvest Days starts tomorrow...are you coming to this free, family celebration?

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