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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 13, 2011
Not All Frogs Go “Ribbit”
July 13, 2011
Cub and Chimpanzee

Chicago Cubs first-baseman Carlos Pena and his family stopped by Lincoln Park Zoo yesterday, where they greeted the chimpanzees at Regenstein Center for African Apes.

July 13, 2011
Animal Meet-and-Greet Today!

Join us in Wild Things gift shop today (1–2 p.m.) for animal meet-and-greets. Learn fascinating information zoo animals and get up close and personal with some of your favorite species.

July 12, 2011
See Our Latest Arrivals

Wondering what’s new at the zoo? Learn about the latest arrivals, from Eurasian lynx to a baby white-cheeked gibbon. We'll continue to offer updates as new animals arrive!

July 11, 2011
Black-Eyed Susans in Bloom
July 11, 2011
Wild About The Sox Day

Fans met Lincoln Park Zoo animals at Wild About The Sox day at U.S. Cellular Field Sunday. Check out the photos.

July 8, 2011
Have Weekend Plans? We Do at the Zoo!

Join us this weekend at Lincoln Park Zoo! Tomorrow we've got a free Second Saturdays Garden Tour as well as Yoga at the Zoo for those looking to stretch their minds and bodies. There are plenty of free programs too!

July 8, 2011
Kids Day—Wild About the Sox

The Chicago White Sox have invited Lincoln Park Zoo to join them Sunday, July 10 for an afternoon of fun activities and pro baseball. $1 game tickets are available for kids 13 and under (with a fully paid adult) at the ticket windows on the day of the game (subject to availability).

Activities include an autograph session with players and coaches, balloonist, caricature artist, face-painting, arts and crafts and a post-game run around the bases. Lincoln Park Zoo animals will be on hand for meet-and-greets before and during the game.

July 7, 2011
Early Closing Notice For Tomorrow

Please note: The zoo closes tomorrow at 3 p.m. for Zoo Ball. The Farm-in-the-Zoo Presented by John Deere closes at its regular time of 5 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience.

July 7, 2011
Learn About Native Plants at Nature Boardwalk

Looking for a primer on the best native plants for your garden? Sign up for Intro to Native and Prairie Plants of the Midwest, taught by the zoo's expert horticulture staff!

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