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July 31, 2014
Lincoln Park Zoo Featured in the Chicago Tribune!
"8 Reasons to Lincoln Park Zoo"--we love it! Thanks to the Chicago Tribune for a fun look at Chicago's free zoo.

 

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April 4, 2011
Vaccinate the Serengeti

By vaccinating pet dogs in Africa, zoo scientists protect the Serengeti’s lions, hyenas—and people too! See how vaccinations build a buffer with our Serengeti vaccination game.

April 1, 2011
Antlered Otter

Lincoln Park Zoo is proud to announce the arrival of a rare species—the antlered otter. Native to the frosty northern regions of China, this aquatic mammal has not yet been exhibited in a North American zoo.

The lone female, to reside at the Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo once it clears quarantine, was discovered in New York as a stowaway on a freighter from the Far East. She was turned over to the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, which determined that Lincoln Park Zoo was the best destination for her.

April 1, 2011
ZIP Applications Due April 8

Reminder: Applications for the Malott Family Zoo Intern Program are due next Friday, April 8. If you’re a Chicago high school student looking for an amazing summer experience, be sure to get yours in!

March 31, 2011
Wildlife-Sketching Class Contest Winner

Congrats to Katie Carson—her fennec fox sketch was the winner of our Wildlife-Sketching Class contest! Thanks to all who voted at Wild Things Gift Shop. See the sketch after the break!

March 29, 2011
Your Story - Zoo Interns
March 28, 2011
Eastern Phoebe (aka Tail-Wagging Hovercrafts)
March 25, 2011
Even with the Cold, Spring Is Indeed Here

Volunteer Gardening Coordinator Mike Davenport shares some of the early sprouts of spring. Come to Nature Boardwalk this weekend to spot them yourself!

March 25, 2011
Zoo-ologie Pre-party Is Fast Approaching

While the Auxiliary Board's big party, Zoo-ologie, isn't until May 21, the Zoo-ologie pre-party kicks things off on April 6. Tickets ($35) are on sale now! Learn more here. Thanks to pre-party sponsors Chicago Social and Rockit Ranch Productions for their generous support!

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