Lincoln Park Zoo

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September 1, 2015
Emerald City

The zoo’s green tree python wears the perfect camo for its Indonesian tree top habitat at Lincoln Park Zoo’s Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House.

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July 27, 2012
Garden of Eatin'

Marinated watermelon, cucumber and jicama skewers with chili and lime. Six-hour smoked brisket and pulled pork sandwiches on buttery brioche. Warm blueberry cobbler. Hungry yet?

These are just a few of the dishes we'll serve at our Wine & Wineflowers Garden Party Wednesday, August 1.

July 27, 2012
Triple Play

What do a pygmy hippo, North American river otter and African wild dog have in common? They're our special summertime ADOPT trio.

The zoo's ADOPT an Animal packages can be customized to include cuddly plushes, species fact sheets and photos, and they make great gifts.

July 26, 2012
Animals Eat the Skyline at Chi-Cow-Go

The zoo celebrated Chicago’s 175th birthday Tuesday with a bovine bash.

July 26, 2012
Post from the President--A New Conservation Leader
July 26, 2012
Help Pack the Zoo's Picnic Basket

Summer is the season for picnics, and we’re planning quite a spread for the animals at Lincoln Park Zoo.

Purchase a gift from this month’s picnic-themed Wish List, and help provide nutritious, delicious and unique enrichment for a variety of species.

Take your pick from our picnic menu: meaty bones for

July 26, 2012
Mice Capades

They can scale rock walls and trees, dash across the desert terrain at speeds remarkable for their size, survive on little water, and lower their metabolism to endure extreme temperatures. Plus, they're cute. Meet the new cactus mice colony at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House.

July 25, 2012
Zoo Crew Public Service Announcement

In two weeks at the zoo, Zoo Crew campers learned about conservation projects from Chicago to Tanzania. They also found a little time to have fun with this puppet sketch illustrating the importance of leashing your dog to avoid stressing local wildlife.

July 23, 2012
Celebrate Chi-cow-go July 24 at the zoo!

In honor of Chicago's 175th birthday this year, the zoo will host a special bovine-themed celebration on July 24. The day will include the unveiling of a colorful cow statue painted by zoo volunteers as well as edible Chicago-themed piñatas for animals throughout zoo grounds.

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