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September 19, 2014
Photo of the Week: September 19

A caregiver holds a newly hatched ornate box turtle in our Photo of the Week. This new arrival and 10 of its peers will spend the next year getting a “head start” behind the scenes at the Kovler Lion House before returning to the wild.

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July 22, 2011
American Snout
July 22, 2011
Share Your Grandparents Story

Lincoln Park Zoo is going to be Celebrating Seniors this September. To get ready, we’re asking visitors to share their favorite family memory, whether it’s a visit with grandkids or good times at the zoo with grandparents.

July 21, 2011
Conservation Camp Spaces Still Available for Third-Fourth Graders

Looking for an amazing experience for your third-fourth grader? Sign them up for Lincoln Park Zoo Conservation Camp! Spaces are still available in the July 25-29, August 1-5 and August 8-12 sessions.

July 21, 2011
A Tour with the Horticulturist

Lincoln Park Zoo Horticulturist Brian Houck led a tour of the colorful plantlife at Nature Boardwalk yesterday. Take a look.

July 21, 2011
Corn Snake Case Study

What’s the bump on the corn snake’s tail? Make your diagnosis with our latest Veterinary Services Case Study.

July 20, 2011
Sleep Under the Skyscrapers: Family Campout Slideshow

In last Friday's Sleep Under the Skyscrapers, guests roasted s’mores, observed animals bedding down for the night and enjoyed comfy tents on the South Lawn. See a slideshow of the fun!

July 20, 2011
Smooth Green Snake Slideshow

Lincoln Park Zoo is partnering with the Lake County Forest Preserve District to restore smooth green snakes to the wild. See a slideshow of last week's release (complete with tiny transmitters to track the snakes).

July 18, 2011
Peregrine Falcon on the Hunt

Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt spots a peregrine falcon at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo.

July 14, 2011
Gardening Programs at Lincoln Park Zoo

Looking to grow your green thumb this summer? Sign up for one of the zoo's gardening classes - or come to a free Second Saturdays Garden Tour!

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