Lincoln Park Zoo

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November 27, 2015
The Lights Start Shining Tonight!

We're flipping the on switch for ZooLights Presented By ComEd​ and PowerShares QQQ at 4:25 p.m. today! Join us for an evening of free, spectacular fun.

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October 31, 2012
Rogues Gallery

With all the strange creatures roaming about lately, it seems fitting to introduce a few of our own. Meet some of the most interesting residents of the Regenstein Small Mammal–Reptile House. Happy Halloween!

October 30, 2012
Listening to the Skies

Bats are hard to spot, so zoo scientists listen to the skies to monitor populations in the Chicago area. Urban Wildlife Institute scientist Julia Kilgour shares all the details—including how you can help!

October 30, 2012
Share Your Bat Sightings

Just in time for Halloween, scientists with the Urban Wildlife Institute are sending up the bat signal! They’re looking for your help to find large bat colonies in the area to study.

October 29, 2012
A Little Bit Country

City kids can join us this Saturday for some good ol' Fun at the Farm! See all the hands-on activities scheduled for 4 and 5-year-olds at this fun, educational event.

October 26, 2012
Photo of the Week: October 26

African lion Myra lounges under fall colors at the Kovler Lion House.

October 25, 2012
Post from the President--Shifting Seasons

The changing weather gives President and CEO Kevin Bell a chance to share how the zoo prepares for--and enjoys--fall.

October 25, 2012
Secure a Spot at Spring Break Camp

It's only October, but the weather has us thinking of spring—and Spring Break Camp at Lincoln Park Zoo! Early registration begins next week for Donor Club contributors. Learn more about spring break fun for 4-year-olds to fourth graders.

October 25, 2012
Fun Times at Nangale Primary School

In Africa, zoo scientist Anna Czupryna takes a break from dog data collection to encourage local kids to stay healthy and stay in school! (She drops off a few goodies as well.)

October 25, 2012
Celebrating Conservation

Lincoln Park Zoo works with local partners to restore the endangered Puerto Rican parrot to its island home. Learn about the recovery—and enjoy wine, hors d'oeuvres and music—November 7 with Wine & Wildlife: Puerto Rican Plumage.

October 24, 2012
Goodbye to Guam

Vice President of Animal Care Megan Ross wrapped up her conservation trip to Guam by looking at future release sites for Guam rails, which are extinct in the wild.

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