Lincoln Park Zoo

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December 1, 2015
Animated GIF: Owl Dives for Prey

Scientists with the zoo's Urban Wildlife Institute see plenty of awesome sights as they monitor Chicago wildlife, but nothing tops this sequence of a barred owl feasting on a bird.

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August 25, 2015
Check Ups for Clark and Addison

Red panda cubs Clark and Addison displayed the species’ signature red color—and good health—at their second veterinary exam on August 25.

August 24, 2015
Summer Sounds at the Patio Ends Thursday

Our summer music programming at the Patio at Café Brauer ends this week!

August 24, 2015
A Quick Chick

Our black-necked stilt chick is just two weeks old, but it’s growing fast! The sandy coloration helps little ones blend in on the beaches where their parents nest.

August 21, 2015
Photo of the Week: August 21

Feeling sleepy? A Blanding’s turtle at the Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo seems to be summoning the will to stretch its neck out in our Photo of the Week.

August 20, 2015
Little Lemur Gets a Name

The crowned lemur baby born April 23 at the zoo’s Helen Brach Primate House has been named.

August 20, 2015
Post from the President--Swabbing for Stress

Zoo scientist Mary Beth Manjerovic received an award from the Animal Welfare Institute for her work discovering the chytrid fungus in Chicago-area frogs--and for developing a non-invasive skin swab to determine how stress levels in frogs may influence their susceptibility to the disease. President and CEO Kevin Bell has the details.

August 19, 2015
Final Adults Night Out of Summer This Friday

Maximize your summer fun at our final Adults Night Out of the season this Friday, August 21!

August 19, 2015
Chicago Tribune Highlights Lion Introductions

Today the Chicago Tribune shares a close look at our slow-but-steady lion introductions. Read the article!

August 18, 2015
Go, Cubs, Go!

African lion cubs play next to a watering hole on the Serengeti grasslands of Tanzania while adult females keep a close watch nearby in this photo from the zoo’s Serengeti Health Initiative research coordinator Anna Czupryna.

August 18, 2015
Nature in Motion Flying High

Chicago artist Matthew Csernansky’s elegant “Bird” sculpture is one of 15 installations in Nature in Motion: Sculpture at Lincoln Park Zoo.

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