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July 29, 2015
Part of the Pride

Love lions? You can see females Kamali and Zalika (pictured) and male Sahar on the prowl daily at the Kovler Lion House!

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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.

August 14, 2012
Save 10% on Zoo Membership for a Limited Time!

Did someone say deal?

August 14, 2012
Special Parking Rate During Air & Water Show

The Chicago Air & Water Show takes place this coming weekend, August 18 and 19. We expect huge crowds along the lakefront, especially in the vicinity of North Avenue Beach near the zoo. If you're planning to visit the zoo on Saturday or Sunday, we advise taking public transportation or pre-purchasing a parking pass online if you intend to use the zoo's parking lot. Special parking rates ($50 online; $40 in person on a first-come, first-served basis) are in place for this weekend only.

August 13, 2012
How Much Ground Would a Woodchuck Cover?

How do “nuisance” woodchucks react when they’re moved to new homes? Biologist Liza Watson Lehrer is finding out by tracking 20 of the burrowing mammals through the Chicago area—just one way the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute studies wildlife to minimize conflict between urban development and the natural ecosystem.

August 10, 2012
Photo of the Week: August 10

Amur tiger Molly roars at the Kovler Lion House.

August 10, 2012
A Slow and Steady Hatch

Here's video of 18 tiny turtles hatching at Lincoln Park Zoo’s Kovler Lion House—part of a zoo partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to restore the species to Illinois.

Learn more about the conservation partnership!

August 9, 2012
Free Garden Tour this Saturday
August 8, 2012
Members-Only Morning is This Weekend

Our next Members-Only Morning—taking place this Saturday, August 11, from 8–10 a.m. at the Farm-in-the-Zoo—is yet another great reason to become a Lincoln Park Zoo member...if you're not one already. This next one is farm-themed and packed with fun activities for all ages.

August 8, 2012
Diet Snapshot: Oberhasli Goat

Goats may try to eat anything, but their balanced diet at the Farm-in-the-Zoo includes goat chow and grass hay. Learn more with our latest Diet Snapshot!

August 8, 2012
Nature Boardwalk Plant of the Week

"Rattlesnake master" may sound like the moniker of a comic-book villain, and, indeed, this unusual prairie wildflower is one prickly character.

Learn More About Our Plant of the Week

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