Lincoln Park Zoo

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November 24, 2015
Gobble, Gobble!

Here’s a little-known fact you’ll gobble-gobble up: wild turkeys live in the Chicago area.

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September 27, 2012
Post from the President—Helping Hands

President and CEO Kevin Bell shares a meeting with one of the zoo's biggest supporters: an 8-year-old who raised funds to support the zoo's conservation work in the Serengeti.

September 27, 2012
“How Do You Zoo?” Program Teaches Kids Exhibit Design

There’s a lot more to designing zoo exhibits than providing animals with food and shelter.

September 26, 2012
Plant of the Week: Bottle Gentian

If any flower could be called defiant, it’s our Nature Boardwalk Plant of the Week, whose purple petals refuse to open. But the bottle gentian won’t let you down.

September 25, 2012
Free Book Reading and Release

On October 4, Lincoln Park Zoo will host a reading of the children's book "Ladybug Girl and the Bug Squad" at 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at the Farmhouse at the Farm-in-the-Zoo. Jumpstart Chicago will give away copies of the book at the reading.

Two VIPs will be on hand to assist in the event. Brandon Bodor, executive director for the Serve Illinois Commission, will read at 9:30 a.m. Illinois Congressman Mike Quigley (5th District) will read at 10 a.m.

September 24, 2012
Free Educator Open House This Thursday!
September 21, 2012
Saturday is World Rhino Day!

Think big—tomorrow is World Rhino Day! Lincoln Park Zoo contributes to conservation efforts for these massive herbivores by taking part in the Eastern Black Rhinoceros Species Survival Plan® as well as assisting the recovery of endangered black rhinos in South Africa’s Addo Elephant National Park.

September 21, 2012
Photo of the Week: September 21

One of the meerkats at Regenstein African Journey sits for our portrait.

September 20, 2012
Shop this Month’s Urban Safari Wish List

Motion-triggered cameras. Lures. Radio transmitters attached to tiny snakes. Telemetry gear for tracking turtles. Sounds like inventory for a James Bond adventure in the wilderness.

September 20, 2012
Post from the President—Soaping Up for a Clean Migration

In his latest post, President and CEO Kevin Bell shares how soapy streaks help migratory birds find their way to winter homes. Learn what you can do to help—and which birds have been spotted passing through Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo.

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