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January 26, 2015
Sand Cat Still Sleepy

Looks like our sand cat Cleo is rethinking that whole "It's time to get up" nonsense, as this post #FromACurator shares.

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October 6, 2011
Creepy Critters—Egyptian Fruit Bats

The name should put you at ease. Egyptian fruit bats, like the ones exhibited within Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House, are frugivores. They eat fruit, which means they’re no more likely to bite you than your grandmother is.

And yet, they’re still bats, so many people are creeped out by the flying mammals.

It’s a shame, because Egyptian fruit bats are very cool. They use echolocation, employing the echo from sounds they emit to identify objects in their surroundings.

October 6, 2011
Educator Open House at Lincoln Park Zoo Slideshow

Nearly 250 educators joined us for last week’s Educator Open House at Lincoln Park Zoo! In addition to receiving free curriculum materials and demoing field-trip activities, they also enjoyed a glimpse at the zoo after hours. See a slideshow of the open house.

October 5, 2011
Time to Get Out the Winter Clothes

A last glimpse of American goldfinches in their breeding plumage as they migrate south always reminds Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt that winter is coming.

October 5, 2011
Pathway to Primatology Demonstration Slideshow

Educator Jaclyn Peterson visited the Lincoln Park Apple Store Sunday for a hands-on demonstration of how the zoo uses their technology to research great-ape behavior. See a slideshow and learn how you can step into a scientist’s shoes with our Pathway to Primatology program!

October 4, 2011
Autumn Animal Photography Giveaway

Win a free spot in our October 15 Autumn Animal Photography class by submitting your best Lincoln Park Zoo shot to the zoo’s Flickr group. The winner will be selected October 12.

October 3, 2011
Migratory Bird Profile: Pied-Billed Grebe

Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt spots a pied-billed grebe at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo. This migratory visitor has been here all week, refueling for the journey ahead.

October 3, 2011
Got a Halloween costume idea in mind?

Spooky Zoo Spectacular is October 22. Free family fun at Lincoln Park Zoo! Go here to learn more.

September 30, 2011
Pathway to Primatology

Looking to gain experience as a primatologist? Pathway to Primatology provides an in-depth opportunity to work alongside ape researchers and keepers as they learn about chimpanzee and gorilla behavior at Regenstein Center for African Apes. Go here to learn more.

September 30, 2011
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