Lincoln Park Zoo

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December 23, 2014
Join the Family Polar Party Next Sunday!

Heading to ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank with the kids next weekend? Come on Sunday, December 28, and double your holiday fun by signing up for our Family Polar Party!

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September 6, 2014
Sunbittern Spotting

A sunbittern leans against some brush at McCormick Bird House. This bird species can be found from Mexico into South America, and is known for its alternating stripes that help it blend into surroundings.

September 6, 2014
Meerkat Field Note

Learn about the unique sentinel behavior that meerkats use protect and defend themselves against predators in our recent meerkat field note!

September 5, 2014
Zoovies Rescheduled

Due to inclement weather, tonight's Zoovies screening of "Best In Show" has been rescheduled to the rain date of September 19. We apologize for the late notice and any inconvenience.

September 5, 2014
Photo of the Week: September 5

A red kangaroo looks ready to jump in our Photo of the Week! These Australian herbivores can leap as far as 30 feet and hit speeds of up to 35 miles per hour while hopping across the outback.

September 5, 2014
The Zoo Goes to the Dogs

If your pampered pooch scoffs at Busy Bee chew toy imposters, or you know why Fred Willard probably shouldn’t judge your dog, you won’t want to miss tonight’s free outdoor Zoovies screening of “Best in Show”.

September 4, 2014
A Community Census

Researcher Rachel Santymire returns to Montana to experience the Northern Cheyenne Powwow and survey the community about how free-roaming dogs impact local health.

September 3, 2014
Kalsang Developing Fast

Young Sichuan takin Kalsang is developing fast at the Antelope & Zebra Area—but he still likes to nuzzle up with mom or mess around with older brothers Xing Fu and Mengyao.

September 2, 2014
Ready to Run

An ostrich poses at the zoo’s Kovler African Savanna. Long legs help this flightless bird species reach speeds of up to 40 miles per hour!

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 the McCormick Bird House. This species is from eastern Africa and lives in groups of up to a dozen.

August 31, 2014
Best In Show Zoovies

Next Friday, September 5 the zoo will be hosting a free screening of "Best In Show" for our latest Zoovies event. Food and beverages will be available for purchase and the show begins at dusk.

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