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January 23, 2015
Snow Monkey Splashing Around

The snow monkeys at Regenstein Macaque Forest continue to explore their new home. Here’s a video of one of the Japanese macaques taking a first splash in the habitat’s hot spring.

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December 1, 2011
Zoo Members—Shop and Save

Benefit the animals while doing your holiday shopping on grounds at Wild Things gift shop or from the comfort of your home. Lincoln Park Zoo members receive an additional 10% (total of 20%) discount on purchases through Sunday. If you're free, visit us during ZooLights and warm up while shopping! Browse here.

December 1, 2011
Reaching Out

Vice President for Education Rachel Bergren blogs about a trip to Montana to lead a community-education workshop. By partnering with teachers, the zoo is boosting efforts to conserve endangered black-footed ferrets in the Northern Cheyenne Reservation.

November 30, 2011
Holiday ADOPT

Thinking of presenting Holiday ADOPTs to your loved ones this season? ADOPTs make great gifts and they support the care and feeding of Lincoln Park Zoo's animals. You can order plush packages to arrive by Christmas until December 16. Email ADOPT Packages can be ordered even later. Learn more here.

November 30, 2011
Chimps Should Be Chimps - Making a Story

Chimps Should Be Chimps, a free interactive iPad children’s book, will be available in the App Store tomorrow! See how this heartwarming story about chimpanzees Old Poe and Lulu went from pitch to pixels with this blog post from partner Manning Productions!

November 29, 2011
Holiday Wish List

Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Consider making a purchase from Lincoln Park Zoo’s Wish List, stocked with fun and festive items for our animals. Include a printable certificate to present to your loved one. Go here to learn more.

November 29, 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 28, 2011
Remembering Maggie Daley

Lincoln Park Zoo joins a mourning city in saying farewell to former Chicago first lady Maggie Daley. Her work with the zoo through her beloved After School Matters program was just one small component of a far-reaching legacy of service. Our sympathies to the family—and countless friends—she leaves behind.

November 28, 2011
Have Fun with Friday Night Lights!

Parents, want to boost the brilliance of a visit to ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Charter One? Sign your 4-5-year-old up for a Friday Night Lights North or South Pole party!

November 28, 2011
Long-Tailed Duck at Nature Boardwalk
November 25, 2011
Lincoln Park Zoo Saddened to Report Death of Baby Gorilla

Chicago (Nov. 25, 2011) – Lincoln Park Zoo officials are deeply saddened to report the death of the western lowland gorilla baby born on Nov. 16. Animal Care staff found the infant dead this morning still being carried by her mother, Bana.

“This is an extremely sad day for the Lincoln Park Zoo family,” said Megan Ross, vice president of Animal Care. “We have been watching the mother and infant very closely since the birth and felt cautiously optimistic that the baby was healthy and being cared for appropriately.

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