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August 31, 2014
Golden-Breasted Starling

A golden-breasted starling perches on a tree branch and shows its metallic blue wings inside the free flight area of McCormick Bird House. This species is from eastern Africa and lives in groups of up to a dozen.

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April 1, 2011
ZIP Applications Due April 8

Reminder: Applications for the Malott Family Zoo Intern Program are due next Friday, April 8. If you’re a Chicago high school student looking for an amazing summer experience, be sure to get yours in!

March 31, 2011
Wildlife-Sketching Class Contest Winner

Congrats to Katie Carson—her fennec fox sketch was the winner of our Wildlife-Sketching Class contest! Thanks to all who voted at Wild Things Gift Shop. See the sketch after the break!

March 29, 2011
Your Story - Zoo Interns
March 28, 2011
Eastern Phoebe (aka Tail-Wagging Hovercrafts)
March 25, 2011
Even with the Cold, Spring Is Indeed Here

Volunteer Gardening Coordinator Mike Davenport shares some of the early sprouts of spring. Come to Nature Boardwalk this weekend to spot them yourself!

March 25, 2011
Zoo-ologie Pre-party Is Fast Approaching

While the Auxiliary Board's big party, Zoo-ologie, isn't until May 21, the Zoo-ologie pre-party kicks things off on April 6. Tickets ($35) are on sale now! Learn more here. Thanks to pre-party sponsors Chicago Social and Rockit Ranch Productions for their generous support!

March 24, 2011
A Wild Art Contest

Animal (and art) lovers recently joined wildlife artist Bobby Garro Sutton for pointers on drawing their favorite animals. The resulting sketches are on display at Wild Things Gift Shop. Vote for your favorite and help the creator win a prize! Voting ends March 28.

March 23, 2011
Spring Break at Lincoln Park Zoo

Kids can enjoy a wild spring break right at home with special Lincoln Park Zoo programs! Learn about Zoo Babies, help solve the Mystery in the Zoo and come nose to beak with nature in Exploring Ga’Hoole: Owls and More.

March 22, 2011
Who Lives in Our Neighborhood?

Curious about the wildlife that shares the Chicagoland ecosystem? See which animals zoo scientists have “caught” with camera traps in this Lincoln Park Zoo magazine supplement.

March 21, 2011
Bang the Drum
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