Lincoln Park Zoo

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November 27, 2015
The Lights Start Shining Tonight!

We're flipping the on switch for ZooLights Presented By ComEd​ and PowerShares QQQ at 4:25 p.m. today! Join us for an evening of free, spectacular fun.

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December 20, 2012
LEAP into the New Year with Your Little Ones

Leap into the new year by registering your little ones for LEAP: Learn, Explore and Play!

December 19, 2012
What Keeps a Rhino from Sleeping?

How do black rhinos sleep in the wild? Scientist Rachel Santymire catches up on their Zs with help from camera traps in South Africa's Addo Elephant National Park.

December 18, 2012
Double Your Fun with the Little Ones at ZooLights!

Tuxedos aren’t required at Friday Night Lights: Polar Party, but penguins are on the bill. Your little ones will march and communicate like one at this special program on Friday, December 21, during ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Charter One.

December 14, 2012
How Glow Can You Go?

Visit ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Charter One tonight, Saturday or Sunday from 5–9 p.m. to find out! Bring an extra coat: we’ll be collecting new and gently used winter clothing to donate to Chicago charities.

December 14, 2012
Photo of the Week: December 14

Cute and cozy: our fennec fox takes a nap in her den at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House.

December 13, 2012
Post from the President—Wild Chicago

In his latest post, President and CEO Kevin Bell shares a landscape award for Nature Boardwalk…and some of the year’s wildest sightings at the zoo’s urban oasis, including wolf spiders, voles and yellow-bellied sapsuckers

December 12, 2012
Budgets and Batteries

Studying the Serengeti isn’t all lions and leopards. You still need to balance budgets and charge batteries, as scientist Anna Czupryna shares in this latest field update.

December 10, 2012
Break Out the Bubbly

The Auxiliary Board of Lincoln Park Zoo hosts its 13th annual “Bubble Bath” champagne and sparkling wine tasting Wednesday, December 12, at BIN 36. The fundraiser, which benefits the zoo and its animals, includes paired appetizers, a silent auction and a raffle. Visit the Auxiliary Board on Facebook to purchase tickets and keep up-to-date on their other events!

December 10, 2012
Bon Voyage, Bill

Lincoln Park Zoo’s longest-serving keeper hangs up his uniform after 37 years and reflects on a lifetime of caring for animals.

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December 10, 2012
Making a Difference a World Away

Vice President of Conservation and Science Lisa Faust traveled to the Serengeti to see zoo conservation work firsthand. A meeting there with a family scarred by rabies made clear how a zoo-led vaccination campaign is making a difference.

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