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March 27, 2015
Photo of the Week: March 27

Baby gorilla Bella leans back to check out the camera in our Photo of the Week! The little gorilla turned 1 month old on Tuesday.

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February 3, 2012
The Secrets of Animal Training

Adults: enjoy an inside look at the world of animal training at Lincoln Park Zoo with Secrets of Animal Training! This exclusive experience will take place February 25.

February 3, 2012
Opposites Attract: Golden Orb Weaver Spider Courtship

Opposites do attract. Female golden orb weaver spiders dwarf their male mates, which are barely larger than mosquitoes. See how they weave their courtship in this exclusive video.

February 3, 2012
Adelor Memorial Fund

Many people have asked how they can help in the wake of Adelor's passing. If you’re interested in donating to the Adelor Memorial Fund as a tribute to the zoo’s beloved lion, please visit his memorial page. All proceeds will benefit female African lion Myra and other geriatric cats at Lincoln Park Zoo.

February 2, 2012
Groundhog Field Update Four

Zoo scientists Liza Lehrer and Julia Kilgour finish checking in with the groundhogs they track for a project studying the outcomes of wildlife relocation. “Looks like there’s some activity around this groundhog’s burrow entrance,” says Liza. “The entrance appears to be open. However, the radio signal tells us he’s still hibernating.

February 2, 2012
Bringing Camp to the Community

Last summer Lincoln Park Zoo provided scholarships to 10 kids from affordable-housing group Mercy Housing, letting them attend Conservation Camp for free! Read about their experience—and apply for a 2012 camp scholarship yourself.

February 2, 2012
Groundhog Field Update Three

How do zoo scientists Liza Lehrer and Julia Kilgour find the groundhogs they’re tracking for their project? “We're able to find the groundhogs using radiotelemetry,” says Liza. “Radio transmitters emit a signal that we can pick up using an antenna and receiver.”

February 2, 2012
Malott Family Zoo Intern Program

Are you a Chicago high school student looking for an amazing summer internship? Check out the Malott Family Zoo Intern Program! Applications are due April 6.

February 2, 2012
Groundhog Field Update Two

Zoo scientists Liza Lehrer and Julia Kilgour are checking in with the groundhogs they track for a project studying the outcomes of wildlife relocation. “Groundhog two is still hibernating!” says Liza. “His burrow entrance is covered with snow and there’s no sign of tracks.

February 2, 2012
Register Early for Summer Camp!

Donor early registration for Lincoln Park Zoo summer camps starts February 8. If you’re not a Donor Club contributor, it’s not too late to upgrade to ensure a spot! Click here to see the details.

February 2, 2012
Groundhog Field Update One

Zoo scientists Liza Lehrer and Julia Kilgour are checking in with the groundhogs they track for a project studying the outcomes of wildlife relocation. “Looks like groundhog number one has not emerged yet,” Liza reports. “Groundhogs cover their burrow entrances with leaves while they are hibernating.”

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