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March 27, 2015
Photo of the Week: March 27

Baby gorilla Bella leans back to check out the camera in our Photo of the Week! The little gorilla turned 1 month old on Tuesday.

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December 16, 2014
Be Green for Goodness’ Sake

Looking for a one-of-a-kind zoo souvenir? The Mold-a-Rama machine at the Helen Brach Primate House has replaced its green gorilla with Santa Claus for the season!

December 15, 2014
Support Lincoln Park Zoo with a Gift Today

Did you know it costs $65,000 every day to care for the zoo’s animals—and keep Lincoln Park Zoo free? In this season of giving, support Chicago’s free zoo with a gift of any amount at

December 15, 2014
On the Trail with Wild Chimpanzees in Uganda

Earlier this year, Lincoln Park Zoo keeper Leslie Lurz traveled to Uganda’s Budongo Forest Reserve, home to nearly 700 wild chimpanzees. She shares her amazing experience in words and photos.

December 15, 2014
Taza Time

We get another look at new snow leopard Taza in this photo #FromACurator!

December 12, 2014
Photo of the Week: December 12

Snow leopard Taza stretches up in our Photo of the Week! The 1-year-old predator just recently arrived at the Kovler Lion House.

December 12, 2014
Let ZooLights Shine!

Starting tonight, ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank will shine nightly through December 23! Join us for the brilliance of 2 million lights--plus ice carving and visits with Santa.

December 12, 2014
Listening In

A member of the African wild dog pack peers out from the yard at Regenstein African Journey in this photo #FromACurator. Sadly, African wild dogs are one of Africa's most endangered species.

December 11, 2014
Winter Break Camp Sessions Still Available

Session spaces are still available for preK–fourth graders in our super fun Winter Break Camp program on December 29, 30 and 31 and January 2.

December 11, 2014
The Eyes (and Ears) Have It

Moholi bushbabies use their incredible night vision and enormous ears to pinpoint and snare moths in the dark. Eagles can spot a fish under the surface of the water from hundreds of feet in the air.

December 10, 2014
Video: Baby Gorilla Playtime

What’s cuter than two baby gorilla girls playing together? While you’re pondering that question, enjoy a short clip of Nayembi and Patty—2-year-old half sisters at the zoo’s Regenstein Center for African Apes—having some fun.

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