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November 27, 2015
The Lights Start Shining Tonight!

We're flipping the on switch for ZooLights Presented By ComEd​ and PowerShares QQQ at 4:25 p.m. today! Join us for an evening of free, spectacular fun.

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January 28, 2013
Reserve Your Spot at Breakfast with the Apes

Don’t waffle on this one. Registration is now open for Breakfast with the Apes, taking place Sunday, March 3.

January 25, 2013
Catch a Cat Nap at the Zoo

It was a good day for a cat nap at the zoo’s Amur tiger exhibit.

Families and groups with kids ages 5–12 can catch some z’s at the zoo themselves during Sleep Under the Skyscrapers: Indoor Overnight on February 22 (for members only), March 8 and April 12.

January 25, 2013
Photo of the Week: January 25

Lincoln Park Zoo is enjoying its first snowfall of the season. The gorillas inside Regenstein Center for African Apes are nice and cozy, but their bronze cousins outdoors received a good dusting.

January 25, 2013
Can You Identify This Object?

These devices have been discreetly placed in urban and suburban locations throughout the metro area by zoo-based researchers.

January 24, 2013
Post from the President—Combining Learning and Care
January 24, 2013
Head Over Heels

“When Burma, the zoo’s female gibbon, goes into estrus she bobs her head and body up and down to show Caruso, the male, she’s receptive to breeding,” says Zoological Manager of Primates Michael Brown-Palsgrove. Learn such fun facts about animal courtship rituals at the Animal Attractions Breakfast on Saturday, February 9.

January 22, 2013
Video of Chimpanzee "Honey Pounding" in the Republic of Congo

A camera crew spent three weeks in the Republic of Congo's remote Goualougo Triangle to film "honey pounding," a rare chimpanzee behavior studied by Lincoln Park Zoo scientists. The results will air on the Discovery Channel tonight at 9 p.m., but you can get a preview with this video!

January 22, 2013
Catching “Honey Pounding” on Camera

Researcher Dave Morgan shares how a BBC camera crew spent 21 days in the Goualougo Triangle to capture a rare instance of chimpanzee tool use. You can watch the results tonight at 9 p.m on the Discovery Channel with “Africa.”

January 18, 2013
Photo of the Week: January 18

Gorilla Susie plays with a puzzle feeder at Regenstein Center for African Apes. The nutritious treats inside give her a chance to exercise her fingers…and her mind.

January 17, 2013
Friendly Persuasion

Looking for a more original Valentine’s Day gift than a box of chocolates? Our special meerkat Valentine ADOPT is just as sweet.

These social animals epitomize friendship—the perfect message to send friends and family. Plus, your purchase supports animal care at the zoo.

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