Lincoln Park Zoo

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August 31, 2014
Golden-Breasted Starling

A golden-breasted starling perches on a tree branch and shows its metallic blue wings inside the free flight area of McCormick Bird House. This species is from eastern Africa and lives in groups of up to a dozen.

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May 26, 2011
Arriving in Africa

Researcher Marissa Milstein describes arriving in the Republic of Congo to study chimpanzee tool use with the Goualougo Triangle Ape Project.

May 26, 2011
Home Remodeling

Staff at Regenstein Center for African Apes today altered the interior and yard of Exhibit C. They installed new ropes, changed the position of nets, added huge tubes, etc. These changes will enrich Hank's chimpanzee group when the apes return to their exhibit tomorrow. Stop by to see the excitement or go here to take a look.

May 25, 2011
Mvua, Mvua—Toka! (Rain, Rain, Go Away.)
May 25, 2011
Scenes from Zoo-ologie

The Auxiliary Board's spring event, Zoo-ologie, was a smashing success. Check out the photos here.

May 25, 2011
Plentiful Perennials

Join us for Plentiful Perennials, a three-part series that focuses on the tools you need to identify perennials. Using popular plant families, we will discuss our ornamental friends as we explore zoo grounds. We will review what makes perennials similar or different and why you may (or may not!) want them in your garden. This series begins June 1. Go here to learn more.

May 24, 2011
Into the Field to Find Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnakes

Researcher Lisa Faust recaps another successful field season for eastern massasauga rattlesnakes. By studying this secretive species in Michigan, researchers can learn how to conserve them throughout their range.

May 20, 2011
Today is Endangered Species Day—Join Us!

Educators at the zoo today will offer special info on some of our rarest species. Scientists from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will also be on hand to share how they’ve partnered with the zoo to save animals. Join us for these fun, free activities as we recognize Endangered Species Day. Learn more here.

May 20, 2011
Got Weekend Plans?

Visit the zoo this weekend. We've got Endangered Species Day activities taking place today. Yoga is happening at Nature Boardwalk tomorrow. And our daily activities range from cow milking to great ape training sessions. And, of course, we're free and open to all. See the full list of daily fun here.

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