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October 31, 2014
Photo of the Week: October 31, 2014

A member of the Sichuan takin herd sizes up a pumpkin at eye level in our Photo of the Week!

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August 24, 2011
Join Us for Wine & Wildflowers

On September 1, the Wine & Wildflowers garden party will offer an inside look at Lincoln Park Zoo’s lush landscapes. Net proceeds will benefit the restoration of Garfield Park Conservatory’s historic glass showhouses that were damaged in the June hailstorm.

August 23, 2011
Conservation Camp Slideshow

Campers from 4-year-olds to fourth graders came to the zoo this summer to explore the wonders of wildlife. Here are some pictures of their summer fun!

August 23, 2011
Are you Jammin' Friday Night?

This summer's last Jammin' at the Zoo show is Friday night, featuring Andy Grammer opening for Colbie Caillat. This show will likely sell out, so get your tickets today!

August 22, 2011
Recognizing Excellent Event Planning
August 22, 2011
Betty White Visits Lincoln Park Zoo

Actress Betty White stopped by Lincoln Park Zoo on Friday to visit her friend, Dr. Lester Fisher, former director of the zoo. The pair strolled zoo grounds, took a few behind-the-scenes tours and reminisced about their decades-long friendship. Like Dr. Fisher, zoo guests where delighted to see White, who was recently named in a Reuters poll the most trusted American celebrity. Check out the pictures here.

August 19, 2011
Enjoy the Gardens While They're Green!

Zoo educators wrapped up gardening classes this week with Native and Prairie Plants of the Midwest: Advanced Class. If you still want to stretch your green thumb, join us for Wine & Wildlflowers September 1 or take a free Second Saturdays Garden Tour September 10.

August 18, 2011
Hatchling Snapping Turtle
August 17, 2011
Case Study: Yellow-Spotted Amazon River Turtle

Tour the shell of a yellow-spotted Amazon River turtle—and learn how zoo veterinarians patch it up—with our latest Veterinary Services Case Study.

August 17, 2011
Birdmen on Zoo Grounds?

The birds have flown the coop! For the past six fun-filled days, a production team from the Nat Geo WILD show "Live Like An Animal" created a human-sized hummingbird nest on Lincoln Park Zoo's Main Mall. Three intrepid TV hosts—Lloyd Buck, Matt Thompson and James Cooper—occupied the nest and lived like birds for 24 hours. Want to see how it went? The program is slated to air on Nat Geo WILD channel in early 2012. We’ll keep you posted. Until then, check out shots of some strange behavior here.

August 17, 2011
Young Minds, Bright Futures

Lincoln Park Zoo recently partnered with local teens to produce a zoo-focused video segment. Members of our education department and participants in our Zoo Intern Program worked with teens from Free Spirit Media, which provides media training to Chicagoland youths. The segment aired on CAN TV and on ABC 7’s website. Take a look!

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