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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 8, 2011
Animal Armor at 11.11.11

As part of the 11.11.11 celebration, this Friday’s 11 a.m. Meet an Animal session will feature the body armor of turtles and armadillos—and free copies of the Fall 2011 Lincoln Park Zoo magazine, 365: World-Class Care by the Numbers.

November 7, 2011

On November 11, 2011, Lincoln Park Zoo will celebrate Veterans Day and the calendar itself! Veterans can enjoy free tours and opportunities to feed the zoo’s giraffes. Visitors can join us for special discounts on parking and rides and $11 armadillo and turtle ADOPT-an-Animal packages on zoo grounds.

November 7, 2011
Sleep Under the Skyscrapers

Want to sleep among Lincoln Park Zoo's amazing animals? Families with children ages 5-12 can join us next Friday for Sleep Under the Skyscrapers: Indoor Overnight!

November 4, 2011
ADOPT an Animal...Digitally

The new digital ADOPT packages feature great benefits while enabling you to quickly and easily support your favorite Lincoln Park Zoo species. Learn more here.

November 4, 2011
Zoo Vets

Next Saturday, third–fourth graders can see how experts in care diagnose and treat exotic animals by chatting with a zoo vet and investigating a real case study! Learn more about our Zoo Vets program

November 3, 2011
By the Numbers—Naked Mole Rats

There are 49 naked mole rats scurrying through the 12 chambers of their exhibit within Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House. They hustle between rooms with a handful of designations—some spaces are sleeping chambers, others are used for food storage, others as bathrooms. Learn more here.

November 3, 2011
Preparing the Island for Spring

Zoo horticulturists and biologists used a rowboat to check in on the island at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo. Native seeds were spread to enhance this vital refuge for endangered black-crowned night herons.

November 2, 2011
ZooMail Shares What's New

Want to receive all the latest Lincoln Park Zoo news in your inbox? Sign up for ZooMail, our weekly email digest sharing animal updates, program offerings and more!

November 2, 2011
Animal Encounter Today

Join us at Wonder (250 S. Waukegan Road, Deerfield) today from 4:30-6:30 p.m. for a free animal encounter hosted by Lincoln Park Zoo's Education Department.

November 2, 2011
Aardvark Diet Snapshot

What's on the menu for the zoo's aardvark? Find out with our latest Veterinary Services Diet Snapshot!

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