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November 24, 2015
Gobble, Gobble!

Here’s a little-known fact you’ll gobble-gobble up: wild turkeys live in the Chicago area.

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November 28, 2012
Gorilla Matchmaking and Family Planning

How did zoo matchmakers choose the pairings that produced two gorilla babies at Regenstein Center for African Apes? Scientist Sarah Long shares the details.

November 28, 2012
Free Treats While You Reheat at ZooLights

As free holiday traditions go, ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Charter One casts a warm glow in the hearts of many visitors. But Zoo members enjoy VIP treatment during ZooLights with exclusive access to a special Members Lounge. Located in the Tadpole Room on the lower level of Park Place Café, it provides a cozy spot to warm up while enjoying free hot cocoa, tea and cider, cookies and crafts. Not a member yet?

November 28, 2012
Past Meets Present: Marion Simon

Few supporters have a prouder history with Lincoln Park Zoo than Marion Simon. The longest-serving member on the zoo’s Board of Trustees, she’s helped improve Chicago’s free zoo for nearly 50 years.

Howard Morgan of Citicorp, Marion and zoo director Dr.
November 27, 2012
Wild Gardens: An Icy Solution for Winter Watering

The zoo’s horticulture team dishes some insider’s advice on keeping plants healthy during cold weather. Tip #1: It helps to have guys with chainsaws providing the raw material.

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November 26, 2012
First Aid for the Car

Band-aids and a pocket knife: scientist Anna Czupryna shares how to deal with a breakdown in the middle of the Serengeti.

November 26, 2012
Give the Gift That Gives Back

Crowds of adoring well-wishers are flocking to Regenstein Center for African Apes for a glimpse of the zoo’s two gorilla baby girls.

November 21, 2012
ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Charter One Starts Friday!

Holiday fun, millions of lights and nighttime visits with animals--ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Charter One is a perfect way to celebrate the season! We flip the on switch this Friday at 4:55 p.m. at a special lighting ceremony at the Kovler Sea Lion Pool.

November 21, 2012
Some Fresh Air for the Gorilla Baby

Yesterday's unseasonably warm weather prompted new gorilla mom Rollie to venture outdoors with her baby girl. For the next week, you can see both gorilla babies at Regenstein Center for African Apes starting at 11 a.m.

November 20, 2012
A Second Gorilla Baby

President and CEO Kevin Bell shares the season’s second baby gorilla at Regenstein Center for African Apes! Learn how moms Rollie and Bana are adjusting to their new arrivals.

November 19, 2012
Wild Gardens: A Closer Look at Boxwood

The boxwood shrubs located throughout zoo grounds might seem simple, but they hail from a lineage steeped in versatility.

Known as box plants in English-speaking countries outside the United States, their dense, chip-resistant, finely grained wood has, indeed, been used to craft decorative or storage boxes for centuries.

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