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September 2, 2015
Evening Sculpture Stroll: Meet the Artists

Meet local artists John Adduci and Mary Seyfarth during our Evening Sculpture Stroll on Wednesday, September 9.

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August 5, 2012
Animal Athletes: Dwarf Crocodiles

Time for another round of animal athletes! All the swimmers in London wear goggles as they move through the water, but dwarf crocodiles have built-in eye protection.

A clear nictitating membrane covers their eyes as they dive, enabling the predators to see underwater.

August 3, 2012
Guam Rails Back from the Brink and Into the Wild
August 3, 2012
Growing the Gardens

William Hageman shares a look at Lincoln Park Zoo's gardens in the Chicago Tribune, highlighting quiet refuges and plans for the future.

August 3, 2012
Nature Boardwalk as Best Brush with Nature?

Time Out Chicago Kids has nominated Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo for Best Brush with Nature in their first Hipsqueak Awards. If your kids love spotting local wildlife at the zoo’s urban oasis, visit their site to give us a vote!

August 1, 2012
Sweet Home Chicago

Last week Lincoln Park Zoo’s animals were offered Chicago-style enrichment to celebrate the city’s 175th birthday. See how chimpanzees, gorillas, meerkats and more reacted to the skyline-sized fun. #WildWed

August 1, 2012
Experience Lincoln Park Zoo at Night!

Want to see what Lincoln Park Zoo is like after hours? A few families can still join us for our August 17 Evening Encounter, which will include a campfire, night hikes and stories from zoo experts.

July 30, 2012
Learning in the Lab

Students from Montana’s Northern Cheyenne Reservation came to Lincoln Park Zoo last week to observe zoo research firsthand. Here Rachel Santymire, Ph.D., director of the Davee Center for Epidemiology and Endocrinology, guides them through the lab where she non-invasively extracts hormone levels from animal fecal samples.

July 30, 2012
Party Animals

Our second Jammin' at the Zoo concert of the season on Friday, July 27, was a platinum hit.

July 28, 2012
Animal Athletes

As the world's top athletes compete in London, we thought we'd highlight some animals capable of their own amazing physical feats.

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